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Conservation efforts lead to slight decline in electric load for city utility


WILLMAR — Willmar Municipal Utilities and other utilities in Minnesota are seeing a slight decline in electricity consumption.

One reason could be the state mandate that requires utilities to reduce annual kilowatt sales by 1.5 percent every year, says Chris Carlson, Willmar Utilities power supply broker. Another reason could be due to consumer education about energy efficiency.

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David Little
David Little covers the Willmar City Council, Willmar Municipal Utilities and other city news.
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