Strengthen Customer Communications With Milsoft Hosted IVR

Make it easy for your customers to access user-friendly automated customer service 24/7/365 , when a live operator is not practical. Join the growing number of public power utilities turning to the hosted interactive voice response (IVR) system from Milsoft … Continued

Profile of Excellence in Public Power Governance

By Patty Cruz, Vice President of Consulting & Training, Hometown Connections June 25, 2018 There is a multi-service utility that for many years has dedicated efforts to establish an effective working relationship with its Board.  A key component of this … Continued

Currie Elected MISO Board Chair

Hometown Connections Executive Consultant Succeeds Retiring Director and Board Chair Michael Curran   June 25, 2018 CARMEL, Ind. — The Midcontinent Independent System Operator board of directors on June 21 unanimously elected Director Phyllis E. Currie chair of the board. Currie, … Continued

Success Story: How Wortham’s ARGUS Property Insurance Program Significantly Improved Terms for SEAPA

In 2016, the Southeast Alaska Power Agency (SEAPA) learned about a new property insurance program available exclusively through Wortham Power Gen Insurance and Hometown Connections designed specifically for public power generation operations. Hometown Connections is the utility services organization for … Continued

Apogee Shares Wonders of Personalized Video Messaging

June 19, 2018 Municipals Embrace New Digital Engagement Methods Today at the American Public Power Association National Conference in New Orleans attended by more than 1200 municipal utility professionals, Apogee Interactive, Inc. shared the results of four years’ experience sending millions of personalized video … Continued

Get in the AVL Express Lane

Quick deployment, quick payback with plug-and-play AVL for utilities Get started with AVL Express Lane – the plug-and-play solution that includes everything you need for a quick deployment and quick payback. With AVL Express Lane, there are no up-front capital costs as … Continued

Joint Action Agencies Invest in Hometown Connections to Serve Public Power Utilities Nationwide

    LAKEWOOD, CO—June 1, 2018 – To bring greater value to public power utilities across the United States, the Alabama Municipal Electric Authority, American Municipal Power, Inc., Missouri Public Utility Alliance, Northern California Power Agency, and the Vermont Public Power Supply Authority today … Continued

Hometown Connections and American Public Power Association Team Up to Offer In-House Training for Public Power

May 2018 In-House Utility Courses For Joint Action Agencies, State Associations, and Individual Utilities Public power systems must tackle today’s industry challenges and make plans for a viable future. Change has never been more prevalent in public power—regulatory, technological, financial, … Continued

American Public Power Association and GreatBlue Research, Inc. Introduce the Public Power Data Source

Premiers at National Conference & Public Power Expo in June 2018 GreatBlue Research, Inc., Hometown Connections, and the American Public Power Association will unveil the “Public Power Data Source” at the Association’s National Conference & Public Power Expo, June 15-20 in … Continued

Clevest Announces Release 6.0 of its Mobile Workforce Management Solution

Includes SAP Add-on Component, a fresh new look for the user interface, and improvements in navigation, visibility of work order priorities, and safety April 16, 2018 Clevest has announced the availability of Release 6.0 of its Mobile Workforce Management and Automated Location software solutions. This … Continued

Hometown Connections Annual Meeting 2018

August 6-8, 2018 The Brown Palace Hotel and Spa Denver, CO The Hometown Connections Annual Meeting is where Hometown staff, representatives from affiliated state & regional associations, and vendor partners gather each year to discuss public power industry developments and … Continued