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Mobility in motion: ComEd talks apps

Kathleen Wolf Davis | Aug 27, 2015 - "Personally, I've almost stopped using my home computer," admitted Jane Park, director of business strategy and technology with Commonwealth Edison (ComEd), an Exelon company. More...

As revenue declines, power companies lean on surcharges and less on rate hikes

Aug 25 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (PA) - As electric utilities grapple with declining revenue, the rigidly traditional method used to determine a customer's monthly bill is breaking apart. More...

Survey says: smart meters not primary source of outage info Customers still reign

Kathleen Wolf Davis | Aug 25, 2015 - What we learned from the recent BRIDGE Energy Group Utility Industry Survey on outage and restoration management was interesting, if perhaps a bit unsettling -- namely that despite all those smart meters, customers remain the #1 source for outage info, whether that outage is storm-related or “blue sky,” as we say. More...

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Misread meter to blame for Decatur Utilities customer's $961 power bill shock

Aug 24 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Keith Clines The Decatur Daily, Ala. - Some Decatur Utilities customers are paying now for electricity use for which they should have been charged in June and July. More...

Results of auction set electricity cost higher

Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Dan Gearino The Columbus Dispatch, Ohio - Auction results disclosed on Friday likely will lead to higher electricity bills for consumers a couple of years down the road and a boost in revenue for power-plant owners such as American Electric Power. More...

Simple switch equals savings

Aug 22 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Jeff Tucker The Pueblo Chieftain, Colo. - With a simple switch Pueblo County could stand to save $4,000 a month in electric bills. More...

Ethisphere Institute names ABB as one of the world's most ethical companies

ABB Inc. - ABB, the power and automation technology group, was named by the Ethisphere Institute, a leading international organization dedicated to best practices in business ethics, to its 2013 list of the world's most ethical companies. more...

E Source Announces Top Utilities in Midsize Business Customer Satisfaction

E Source Companies, LLC - The E Source Midsize Business Gap and Priority Benchmark 2012 revealed that customer service issues are nearly as important to midsize businesses as low energy prices and having a reliable supply of energy. more...

E Source Announces Top Utility Business Websites

E Source Companies, LLC - According to the latest E Source benchmark study, the top-rated U.S. more...

SAIC Provides Smart Grid as a Service Offering to United Power

SAIC (Science Applications International Corporation) - Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) [NYSE: SAI] was awarded a 10 year contract by United Power for a 10,000 meter pilot project of advanced metering infrastructure solutions and implementation of SAIC's Smart Grid as a Service (SGS) offering. more...

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By Jose Antonio Vanderhorst-Silverio - Please help in any way you can to help introduce the kind of direct democracy example that can be implemeted more...
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Part 3 of 3 - Driving a Better Utility Customer Experience with Analytics as a Service: Increasing Program Success with Predictive Analytics

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