This Week in Utilities: June 25
Every Friday, we round up the week’s best reads and most notable events occurring within the utilities and energy industries.
Here’s what you may have missed this week:
With customer engagement growth at an historic high, innovative energy leaders look to learn even more about their customers in pursuit of a perfect program. These are the creative ways they’re learning more about their customers, from their customers.
NEWS: Iowa – “City Manhole Cover Explosion, No One Injured”
WATCH: Boston – “Record Heat Puts Record Demand On Electric Utilities”
With summer heat comes summer A/C. Record heats are inducing a record amount of electric usage in towns all across the US. A timely reminder for all utility leaders around the nation.
READ: UtilityDive – “Vermont utility offers $1,200 electric vehicle rebate”
Burlington Electric, a municipal energy provider in VT, is one of few utilities companies in the nation to offer a rebate to customers when buying or leasing an electric vehicle. This program will help VT meet its renewable energy standards.
NEWS: Saipan Tribune – “DOI powers utilities in territories, FAS“
Acting Interior assistant secretary for Insular Areas Nikolao Pula Has made over $380,000 available to fund local and regional efforts to support and bolster capacity for power utilities in the Pacific U.S. insular areas. Money will be used to train lineman, develop local technicans and engineers, and more.
See you next week!