What the Paris Climate Talks Mean for Utility Companies
Why Utility Companies Don’t Report to Credit Agencies
Every single month I get a bill from Georgia Power, Georgia Natural Gas, Dekalb County Water, Comcast, and AT&T. And while most of you probably don’t live in Georgia, my guess is you have a similar list of utility obligations that you have to pay every month. Utilities are a form of credit, meaning some sort of service is provided in advance with the expectation of payment being made at the end of some sort of billing cycle? If utilities are “credit”, then…
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Call Before You Dig In recent years, many utility services have been placed underground including natural gas, electric, cable television and telephone. Make sure the first step of your next digging project is a phone call for help in locating underground lines Careless digging can rupture these facilities and often cause severe injury, even death, to the unwitting worker – not to mention the loss of utility service to hundreds of people. Repairs can also be very expensive. Be sure you to call…
What Can My New Utility Company Offer Me?
After you've moved into your new home, we recommend contacting your new utility company to learn how you can save money on your energy costs.
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How Energy & Utility Companies Can Leverage the Strength of Social Media
Why Utility Companies Are Key To Slowing Climate Change
Some of the oldest companies in America are in the climate change debate. Utilities are supposed to deliver electricity cheaply and reliably. Now, regulators are trying to make them go green.
How to Fight Utility Company Solar Surcharges
Solar surcharges are a controversial topic, and one that is frustrating consumers in many cities.
How Utility Companies Can Leverage Artificial Intelligence
Once a product of science fiction, artificial intelligence (AI) is now real and may eventually help enhance the process of producing and transmitting energy. For example, AI could help integrate renewable energy sources onto the grid, accelerate storm recovery efforts, trigger automatic grid maintenance, predict infrastructure failures before they happen, protect against cyber threats, optimize […]
How utility companies are tackling tomorrow’s energy needs
Energy is changing. New technology is giving rise to smart homes and new energy platforms that give customers much more control over how they consume their energy and where they get it from. The typical supply chain, where the grid provides energy to the end-user through an energy supplier, is morphing into a much more …
What Others Say: On a utility company not providing documents
In the grand scheme of SCANA and Santee Cooper’s $9 billion nuclear failure, $1.8 million in consulting fees for work that SCANA subsidiary SCE&G can’t prove actually took place might
How Utility Companies Can Lead The Electric Car Revolution & Still Make Money
Most utility companies see electric vehicles as a threat to their business model, but a few see the potential for enormous profits and are positioning themselves to leverage the EV revolution.
What Can You Do When The Utility Company Says You Owe A Bill You Can’t Pay?
Having your gas cut off in the middle of winter isn’t just an annoyance; it can put your health and life at risk. So when your utility company claims you owe them thousands of dollars, you mi…
How To Avoid Losing Money To The “Utility Company” Scam
When the weather outside is frightful, losing your heat or electricity is the last thing you want to have happened. But don’t let your fear of such an event push you into falling for a common…
How Local Utility Companies Come to the Rescue During Natural Disasters
Though hurricane season may be coming to an end, BGE crews assist all year round.
Utility company asks for proof that a $280 million emerald was lost in California wildfire
It’s not impossible for an emerald to be valued at $280 million. In 2017, a 794-pound emerald was found in Brazil and valued at $309 million: However, in the ongoing litigation over the 2018 …
What Are Local Utility Companies Doing To Repair Ugly, Broken Poles?
A car runs into a wooden utility pole, the power company puts up a new pole, but the old one seems to stay there for weeks, annoying neighbors.
Flooding in the UK: What Does It Mean for the Public and Utility Companies?
Floods of any nature are a hazard to both the users of utilities and the companies themselves. Thousands of calls from distressed drivers who just want get home alive are placed. Not to mention the heady mix of fast streaming water and electricity leading to power surges or complete losses in some cases.
Cuomo to utility companies before storm: 'licensing is not a God-given gift'
"(Public utilities) are on full notice and firm notice that I expect them to be ready to handle storms that we now expect to develop," Cuomo said.
How San Diego's Utility Companies Are Working To Prevent Wildfires
In California, power company PG&E is using blackouts to prevent its equipment from starting wildfires. But San Diego's utility doesn't use widespread outages because of changes it made a decade ago.
KPMGVoice: What Utility Companies Can Learn From Telecoms
In an increasingly competitive market, the power industry needs to embrace partnering with disrupters.