You deserve a break! Do less between 5–9 p.m. and save.
Unlike our Basic Service pricing, which stays consistent throughout the year, Time of Day charges different prices at different times of day. Time of Day pricing is less than Basic Service all hours and days except for the On Peak timeframe of 5–9 p.m. weekdays. So, if you can shift your energy use during that peak period, you can save on your PGE bill!
If so, limiting your energy use during those four short hours on weekdays can help you save on your bill. Just think – by doing household chores like laundry or running the dishwasher before 5 or after 9 p.m. you could save that evening time slot for something more fun. You might even decide to put off those chores ‘til the weekend, when all hours are at the lowest off-peak price.
That’s up to you! You’re always in control. The more you shift, the more you’ll save. Some months your bill may be higher than others, but as long as you can reduce your energy use from 5–9 p.m. weekdays, you should save on your annual electric bill. And here’s more good news: After your first year on Time of Day, if you end up paying 10 percent more than you would have paid on Basic Service pricing, we’ll refund you the amount you paid over that additional 10 percent!
Good for you. Good for the planet. Regardless of how much you save with Time of Day, when everyone works together to shift their energy consumption, it helps us use more sustainable resources, bringing us closer to a clean energy future for Oregon.
If you want ideas on how to shift your energy use, check out these shifting tips and ways to save.
Installing a smart thermostat is just one of the simple, set it and forget it, ways that makes participating in Time of Day easy.
We recommend a 12-month enrollment commitment with Time of Day. While this is not required, we encourage you to stay in the program for a year to see your annual savings. Some months your bill may be higher than others, but as long as you can reduce your energy use from 5-9 p.m. weekdays you should save on your annual electric bill. Plus, if you stay on Time of Day for 12 months and pay more than 10 percent more you would have on the Basic Service plan for that same period, PGE will refund the difference over 10 percent. So, let’s get you signed up!
Enrolling is easy. And if you decide Time of Day is not for you, you can change your mind at any time.