Improve Recovery of Assets Damaged by Automobiles with Exclusive Public Power Discount

Marsh Wortham Power Gen Insiurance, in partnership with Claim Strategies, is offering an exclusive discount to members of the American Public Power Association on a unique Third Party Recovery Program. Marsh Wortham’s typical recovery rate of 20% is being reduced … Continued

Rate Structure Survey Results Presented at the RPU Board Meeting

Rochester Public Utilities Blog The Rochester Public Utility Board was presented with the rate structure survey results at the April Board Meeting by representatives from GreatBlue Research. The purpose of the survey was to identify customer views and preferences with … Continued

Traditional Customers Cost More Than You Think!

May 2, 2019 | Blog Have you ever thought what “traditional” customers cost their energy providers? Traditional customers are those that barely interact with their utility. In fact, this happens once every month when the bill arrives or when something … Continued

How Do We Do This?

The Hometown Connections model to utility modernization addresses: leadership alignment with the governing body towards a strategic direction requirements for the utility to be a high-performing organization By Patty Cruz April 2019 Recently, I attended a Board meeting focused on the … Continued

Webinar: Moving Utilities Beyond Engagement Toward Empowerment

April 16, 2019 | 2:00 PM Eastern Join Apogee’s Brenda Guthrie and Milepost Consulting’s CEO, Sabrina Cowden, for a look at engagement strategies that deliver impressive results. We’ll share how utilities facing daunting challenges like rate transformation and brand perception can … Continued

IPKeys Data Management Platform Enables Tenn. Utility To Maximize AMI Potential

March 2019 Since the spring of 2013, Tennessee’s Benton County Electric System has been taking full advantage of the information management benefits offered by its investment in Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI). Serving about 10,500 customers, BCES deployed in conjunction with … Continued

Understand Your Leadership at Work

Hometown Connections workshop teaches employees to apply their individual strengths, passions, and work styles to benefit the organization By Patty Cruz March 2019 Leadership training can sound like a nebulous concept. To have a lasting and fruitful impact, it should … Continued

When AMI Goes Wrong

How to Avoid Common Hurdles When Deploying Advanced Metering System By Al Weber, Vice President of Business Development, Hometown Connections, Inc. March 2019 The advantages of AMI are many. Advanced metering infrastructure helps utilities manage outages, service calls, distribution system … Continued

MPUA Offers Cybersecurity Monitoring Services to Members

February 2019 This article presents excerpts from a brochure describing MPUA’s cybersecurity program for members. Download the full brochure HERE. MPUA is a not-for-profit service organization representing municipally-owned utilities in Missouri, Arkansas, and Kansas. The utility industry has become increasingly aware … Continued

Moving Beyond Engagement Toward Empowerment

February 25, 2019 | Blog Nearing the end of the first quarter of 2019, we find ourselves amid an industry in transition. So, we are offering up some thoughts on ways to raise the bar on customer satisfaction and service while … Continued

Reserve Your National Conference Booth through Hometown Connections

American Public Power Association’s National Conference & Public Power Expo Hometown Connections is arranging for our vendors to receive a discount for a 10’×10′ booth at American Public Power Association’s 2019 National Conference and Public Power Expo, June 7-12, Austin, TX. … Continued

Hometown Connections Annual Meeting 2019

Register Today. See You in Breckenridge. Hometown Connections Annual Meeting DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Breckenridge, CO August 26-28, 2019 We look forward to welcoming our sales & marketing affiliates, vendor partners, and special guests to the DoubleTree Hilton Hotel in Breckenridge CO … Continued

Support Public Power in NC–Sponsor ElectriCities 2019 Annual Conference

ElectriCities 2019 Annual Conference Sponsorship Opportunities Available Join us August 12-14 in Williamsburg, Va. Sponsorship opportunities are now available for the ElectriCities Annual Conference at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, Va. on August 12-14, 2019. Register today and plan to join … Continued

Support Public Power in Tennessee as Sponsor of TMEPA Annual Meeting

TMEPA 53rd Annual Meeting July 10-12, 2019 Nashville, TN Loews Vanderbilt Plaza A Few Sponsorship Opportunities Still Available The Tennessee Municipal Electric Power Association represents 60 municipal and county electric power providers that serve over 2.4 million homes and businesses across … Continued