PowerSecure, a Hometown Connections Partner, is a pioneer in developing distributed energy systems and in the integration of multiple energy resources for advanced microgrid deployments. Over its 19-year history, PowerSecure has managed over 2GW of installed microgrids.
Hometown Connections is joining with SagewellSM to offer community-owned utilities strategic electrification programs that improve utility bottom lines. This blog by Sagewell explains how the company’s EV load management program can grow your utility revenues and margins while improving customer satisfaction.
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Hometown Connections Winter Affiliates Meeting
Jan. 29-30, 2020 | Fort Collins, CO
Just a 5% increase in off-peak sales could double a utility’s income. With electric sales growth flat in many areas across the country, and carbon reductions an increasingly large part of customers goals and governmental policies, electric utilities can act now and build towards a stronger financial and environmental future.
As executive management, the board of directors for public power utilities has two key responsibilities – the fiscal health of your utility and risk management for it. Among the biggest threats to both fiscal health and the management of risks today are cyberattacks. Knowing you are well protected from such threats usually falls on your IT department or a third-party IT company. But how do you know they are doing their best within the constraints to protect you? Most IT staffers are not cybersecurity experts and odds are you probably are not either.
When facing a senior management transition in its Electric Department, officials for the Town of Ashland, New Hampshire, searched for support from an experienced public power industry professional. They turned to a recently retired general manager working under a six-month interim contract arranged by MFP-Connect™, a leader in recruitment for the electric, natural gas, and water industries.
N-Dimension Solutions, a cybersecurity partner of Hometown Connections, Inc., has been recognized in MSSP Alert’s worldwide annual ranking of Managed Security Service Providers (MSSPs) for the fourth consecutive year. Once again, N-Dimension was ranked among the top cybersecurity companies worldwide.
Your utility systems generate a treasure trove of data. The only way to unlock the true value of this vast amount of information is to share data between systems. That’s what IPKeys/ElectSolve makes easy. Read More »
To bring greater value to public power utilities in Wisconsin and across the United States, Great Lakes Utilities (GLU) has become the sixth joint action agency to invest in Hometown Connections, Inc.—a national, non-profit utility services organization providing industry-leading solutions to community-owned utilities. Read More »