Tucson Electric Power will control your thermostat, if you want

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- With the higher temperatures, Tucson Electric Power wants you to raise your thermostat and if you want, they'll do it for you.

Under a new program, TEP will set up a new thermostat in your house that's connected to your internet connection.

It allows the power company to manually adjust your air conditioner during periods of peak electric demand.

But, you can override it if you like.

TEP says they're doing the program to reduce use and save customers money.