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Join World Environment Day This June 5th & Get PAID!

June 5, 2023 12:02 PM

Looking for the best way to join the World Environment Day this Sunday, June 5th? Meltek is here to offer you 4 suggestions that you can do easily and even earn you money. Don’t miss out on what you can do to join the world on celebrating this day while adding some bucks to your wallet!

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Land of the Free, Home of the Savings

May 16, 2023 10:09 AM

For many Americans, Memorial Day Weekend marks the unofficial start of summer. But, summer fun comes at a cost and also higher electric bills to keep us cool. Read this blog for our top 5 energy reducing tips for the summer.

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Your ConEdison Bill Explained: Why Your Bill Went Up & What You Can Do About It

May 7, 2023 10:45 AM

If you’ve seen a spike in your energy bill, you’re not alone. Nationally, electricity prices for residential customers rose 4.3% last year in 2021. In the New York area, however, electricity prices were 59.9% higher compared to the United States as a whole. Read our blogpost to find out what you can do to reduce your electricity costs.

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Why Everyone Should Participate in Demand Response

May 6, 2023 7:00 AM

When demand exceeds supply, fast-acting power plants, known as peakers, are fired up. In New York State, peakers contribute as much as 94% of the state’s greenhouse emission's. The peakers in NYC are primarily located in low-income neighborhoods, where they are linked to many life-threatening illnesses. And, the cost of electricity from them is up to 1,300% more expensive than the average cost of electricity in the rest of the state.

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Passive Income Ideas for Beginners: Five Ways to Earn Money and Build Wealth

May 5, 2023 2:11 PM

The key to building wealth comes from two main actions: earn more and spend less. Many have turned to passive income streams to supplement their salary to build financial security and achieve financial freedom. Read our blog to find out five different actions you can take to earn money.

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3 Budgeting Methods for When Money is Tight: How to Make Your Budget Work for You

May 5, 2023 2:09 PM

When it comes to sound financial decisions, you’ve heard it before: spend less than you make. Rising prices from inflation make it crucial to keep an eye on how to save your hard-earned money. As of March 2022, the inflation rose to 8.5%, the highest rate seen since 1982.

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New York City Residents Are Saving Money On Electric Bills With This Simple Service

May 5, 2023 7:32 AM

Consumption of energy from burning fossil fuels supplied through Con Edison gets reflected on your electricity bill to give you an average monthly cost that has spiked since the start of 2022. Power down your energy usage during peak demand with the help of Meltek and save money on your bill! Read more to find out how.

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Three Energy-Saving Smart Home Devices to Help You Save on Your Energy Bill.

May 4, 2023 7:25 PM

Have your utility bills been getting a little too high recently? Don’t worry, we’ve got you! Here are three different smart home devices to help you lower your Con Edison bill and live more energy efficiently, especially while working from home and spending more time indoors.

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The Biggest Inflation Drivers in New York? Food And Energy costs.

May 4, 2023 7:14 PM

Have you found that you have less money left over at the end of the month than usual? Prices everywhere have skyrocketed in the past month, especially in New York. Everyday commodities such as food and energy expenses have increased drastically, pushing inflation to the highest rate of 8.6% since 1981.

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Ways to Share Your Meltek Earnings Between You and Your Roommates!

May 4, 2023 7:10 PM

Meltek offers an array of gift card selections that you may choose from. We recognize and appreciate that more than one roommate may be contributing to saving energy during peak demand, and we want to be sure that everyone involved is rewarded! Check out these ways you can share the earnings with your roommates.

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Save Money or Save The Planet? Here are 3 apps that help you save both.

May 4, 2023 7:10 PM

There are ways to save both money and the planet! You read that right. Let us show you a few mobile apps where you do not have to compromise the planet or your wallet. Downloading these apps can help you take the first steps towards a sustainable and affordable lifestyle.

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