Add Wortham Power Gen Insurance to Your Bidder/Supplier List for Employee Benefits, Property & Casualty Insurance

December 2017 As arranged by Hometown Connections, Wortham Power Gen Insurance has developed Employee Benefits and Property & Casualty Insurance programs exclusively for public power. By leveraging the group buying power of the American Public Power Association membership, Wortham Power Gen … Continued

Customer Surveys Provide Roadmap for Public Power’s Future

​November 2017 The changing electric industry landscape has compelled many public power utilities to take a more in-depth look at how satisfaction and preferences are changing among their customers. Two public power organizations, ElectriCities of North Carolina and Turlock Irrigation … Continued

New Employee Benefits Program for Public Power Employers–Enrollment Open Until 12/31/17

November 2017 Your employees are now eligible to enroll in the Hometown Connections Voluntary Benefits Program. Employees can individually choose the products they want. Open Enrollment NOW through December 31, 2017. It’s easy to participate. Give us a call or … Continued

Cybersecurity Quick Tips – Secure Your Mobile Devices

How do you usually start your day now – turning off that annoying alarm and starting to check social media updates from Facebook, Twitter or Instagram? Well, you’re not alone. Many are spending more time on their smartphones than their … Continued

Clevest Introduces AVL Express Lane

The plug-and-play automatic vehicle location solution for public power utilities   November 3, 2017 Chosen by over 100 utilities, Clevest Automatic Vehicle Location (AVL) instantly gives dispatchers and supervisors the real-time location of vehicles for optimal fleet health and field operations. Now … Continued

How to Make Your Customer Engagement POP

November 2017 Today’s customer expects instant everything. Communications from the companies they know and do business with should be personal, timely, and relevant. Forward thinking marketing and communications professionals also know an integrated marketing approach is most effective. Offering customers … Continued

Single Platform Integrates Data from Multiple Utility Information Systems

ElectSolve Solves Utility Data Problems with Databroker™ Interoperability Platform November 2017 There’s no shortage of utility information systems to choose from: CIS, MDM, OMS, GIS, SCADA and more. But a major roadblock is enabling these systems to share data. Databroker™ … Continued

ENGIE, Clean Energy Collective Sign Joint Development Agreement

Deal fast tracks large portfolio of community solar development in Northeast LOUISVILLE, COLO. (October 31, 2017) – Global energy developer ENGIE, a leader in the world’s transformation to a low-carbon energy economy, and Clean Energy Collective (CEC), the nation’s leading … Continued

ElectSolve Commissions New Meter Data Management System for City of Burnet Texas

October 18, 2017 ElectSolve, the leading provider of Meter Data Management (MDM) systems for utilities, has commissioned a new system for the City of Burnet, Texas. City of Burnet, located 50 miles northwest of Austin, supplies water and electricity to … Continued

Apogee Interactive Announces Low Income Behavioral Program at BECC Conference

Atlanta, GA (October 17, 2017) Today in Sacramento, Jim Malcom, Apogee Executive Vice President, shared the firm’s new customer engagement solution for low income utility customers at the 8th annual Behavior, Energy & Climate Change Conference.  This growing segment is … Continued

Hometown Connections Winter Meeting 2018

Hometown Connections Winter Meeting 2018 For Staff and Affiliates Wednesday, January 17 (all day) and Thursday, January 18 (morning) Table Mountain Inn Golden, CO Please join us for the Winter 2018 gathering of Hometown Connections staff and affiliated joint action … Continued