Engineering & Operations

Engineering & Operations

From the meter, through the substation and to the control room, new information and technology must work together to deliver optimal performance.

Customer Connections

Customer Connections

Customers today expect access to good information on demand, 24/7, with the ability to speak with a live voice when needed.
 

Business & Finance

Business & Finance

Effective business planning and financial system design serve as the critical underpinning to all utility projects, programs, and services.

System Improvement

System Improvement

Hometown Connections serves as a unique catalyst for the exchange of information on what works best for public power utilities of every size.

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Right Meter Data Management Essential to Utility Operations & Customer Service

ElectSolve for H PageTennessee’s Columbia Power & Water Systems has been deploying steadily a number of integrated information systems, including the meter and operational data management system from ElectSolve Technology Solutions & Services. The utility is employing volumes of data to improve customer services and utility operations.

Leveraging Smart Meters to Improve Customer Satisfaction and Utility Operations

Elster Blurb PhotoMemphis Light, Gas & Water is partnering with Honeywell Elster for the deployment of about 1 million smart meters by 2020. Since 2010, MLGW has been researching the benefits of smart meter technology. The utility began with a 1,000 meter smart grid demonstration pilot project from 2010-2012 and moved on in 2013 to a 60,000 meter project, with these efforts culminating in the partnership with Honeywell Elster.