Oklahoma's Corporation Commission is looking at ways it might be able to encourage electrical customers to conserve power. Possibilities include everything from offering rebates to customers who buy more energy-efficient appliances to allowing utilities to charge higher electricity prices, based upon when the juice is used. Even smart meters designed to control how much electricity is used during certain periods of the day are a possibility. For more information, please visit NewsOk.com.
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