You could be eligible if you meet the following requirements:

1.  Must be available to pick up the clothesline on the date/location that will be provided to you via e-mail upon acceptance into the program.

2.  Must agree to signing a Participant Agreement and taking an e-mail survey after receiving the clothesline. Click here to download the Participant Agreement. Please fill it out and bring it when you pick up your free clothesline.

3.  Participant will automatically be entered into a draw to win a Nest thermostat once the mandatory survey is completed. Install for the thermostat will be included.

4.  The name of the person picking up the clothesline must match the name or address on the application. ID will be required.

5. Must be an Essex Powerlines electricity customer. Program is not available to customers who receive water billing through Essex Powerlines.

Pick up your free clothesline at any one of the following locations:

Pick ups are available the last Monday of every month between 8:00am-3:30pm at Essex Power Corporation Office, 2199 Blackacre Dr, Oldcastle, ON


LaSalle Strawberry Festival (Gil Maure Park, 1010 Front Rd., LaSalle):

Friday, June 8 between 12:00pm-4:00pm

Saturday, June 9 between 12:00pm-4:00pm

Sunday, June 10 between 12:00pm-4:00pm


Tecumseh Corn Festival (Lacasse Park, 590 Lacasse Blvd, Tecumseh)

Friday, August 24 between 12:00pm-4:00pm

Saturday, August 25 between 12:00pm-4:00pm

Sunday, August 26 between 12:00pm-4:00pm

For more information about the Instant Savings Program, please call our Conservation Hotline at

519-946-2001 or e-mail us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it