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Coast Electric needs 20 member volunteers to participate in Nest thermostat pilot project

Coast Electric is participating in a Nest Thermostat pilot project in conjunction with our generation and transmission cooperative, Cooperative Energy.

Nest thermostats learn behaviors of homeowners and work to lead homeowners to increased efficiency and savings on power bills. This pilot program will study the savings and benefits of the Nest thermostat with co-op members.

Coast Electric needs 20 qualified members to participate in this free pilot program. The homes must have:

  • An electric heat pump for heating and cooling
  • No secondary heat source, other than a fireplace
  • No pool
  • 2-5 occupants
  • Been occupied for at least one year
  • Can be new home or a home built post-Katrina
  • Access to wifi

Full list of requirements

Due to the limited amount of control homes, members who qualify for the program will receive a notice from your Residential Energy Representative to set up a time for a home inspection.

If you would like to participate in this program, please fill out this Nest pilot program eligibility form this Nest pilot program eligibility form and send it to the Residential Energy Representative in your county:

Harrison County: Tyler Green (
Hancock County: Phillippe Michel (
Pearl River County: Scott White (

Deadline to submit your name for consideration is Friday, August 25. Applications will be considered on a first come, first qualified basis.