Smart tech can help you gift smart savings this holiday

If you are searching this holiday weekend for the best gift to give. Working to take advantage of Black Friday and Small Business Saturday deals, don’t forget to think smart options and community giving.

Smart tech items like the Echo Show 5 allows for video visiting this Thanksgiving holiday but can also help control your energy use. Singing River Electric members can use this hands-free technology to control lighting, smart thermostats and smart plug connections to keep power bills lower. Another smart tech option is the Google Nest Thermostat, which lets customers optimize home heating and cooling from anywhere. Smart thermostats similar to Google Nest and others learn your routine and help you conserve to lower your energy bill.

Another good option is to sign up to round up your electric bill this holiday season through Singing River Electric’s Neighbors Helping Neighbors program. It averages around $6/year and can make a real difference for elderly and others in your community. It’s easy to begin giving, by checking the box on the back of your SRE billing statement, using the SmartHub mobile app or visiting