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

Paducah Power System Plan Lays Out Long-Term Strategic Goals

By DAVID ZOELLER dzoeller@paducahsun.com March 31, 2018 The strategic plan recently approved by Paducah Power System includes its vision, mission and values, as well as five areas it intends to focus on in the years ahead. The planning process began … Continued

Lakeland Electric Is Transforming the Customer Relationship

With Interactive, Online Energy Management Tools   March 2018 With advanced metering in place, Florida’s Lakeland Electric decided to leverage its data collection and management capabilities to help customers engage with the utility in meaningful and productive ways. The utility … Continued

AESI’s Check Up Is First Step to Cybersecurity Health

March 2018 The initial step for protecting your utility from cyber attack is learning where the vulnerabilities exist. Turn to AESI-US, Inc. for a remote Cybersecurity Check Up. Through its public power alliance with Hometown Connections, AESI focuses on three components that are … Continued

Patricia Cruz, Acclaimed Public Power Management Consultant, Joins Staff of Hometown Connections

March 2018 Continuing a distinguished career as a public power management consultant and strategic planning professional, Patricia Cruz has joined the staff of Hometown Connections as Vice President, Consulting & Training. For nearly 20 years, Ms. Cruz has helped utilities … Continued

ElectSolve Announces uCentra Version 3.0 Released

March 2018 ElectSolve, recognized by Gartner as having one of the highest product satisfaction ratings among all Meter Data Management vendors in the market, announced the general availability of its latest release of uCentra™ featuring an all-new user interface. Inspired … Continued

Milsoft Helps Public Power Systems Contend with Major Storms

Keeps OMS/IVR/GIS Operational, Customers Informed, and Crews on Track to Speed Recovery   February 2018 As 2017’s powerful Hurricanes Harvey and Irma threatened catastrophic damage to U.S. coastal regions, Milsoft Utility Solutions sprang into action to activate its storm mode … Continued

Apogee Launches Envoy an Extensive Digital Engagement Platform for Utilities

Personalized Utility Communications Increases Customer Satisfaction by 16% Feb. 15, 2018 Apogee Interactive, Inc. announced their latest innovation, Envoy, a complete outbound communications platform for utility customer communications. This end-to-end digital engagement strategy includes personalized energy bill analysis videos, mid-cycle … Continued

Join Hometown Connections Section in Public Power Expo at APPA’s 2018 National Conference

Per standard policy, Hometown Connections is arranging for our vendors to receive a discount for a 10×10′ booth in the Public Power Expo area at APPA’s 2018 National Conference, June 15-20, in New Orleans. DISCOUNT BOOTH IN VENDOR EXPO The Public … 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

Public Power Data Source Training Webinar

Training for Hometown Connections Affiliates and Staff–By Invitation Only 2:00 PM EDT Tuesday, June 12, 2018 ReadyTalk Web Conference System GreatBlue Research, Hometown Connections, and the American Public Power Association will unveil the “Public Power Data Source” at the Association’s … Continued