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18 Feb 2021

ECG Purchases Land in Newnan Industrial Park

History in the Making For several years, ECG has discussed purchasing land and building its state-of-the-art facility to lessen nonproprietary risks and enhance Training and Safety Services to meet the electric industry’s ever-evolving skillsets’ demands. In recent weeks, ECG staff met with all 52 Members to get feedback on purchasing land and input on the… Read more »

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09 Feb 2021

Tantalus is now publicly traded in Canada

Dear Tantalus Community, It’s a fascinating time for Tantalus and our thriving user community of public power and electric cooperative utilities. In conjunction with recently announcing the closing of a Qualifying Transaction with RiseTech Capital Corp, a Capital Pool Company publicly-traded on the TSX Venture Exchange (“TSXV”), I am extremely excited to announce on behalf of our… Read more »

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05 Jan 2021

LaGrange Negotiating Solar Power Deal With Local Walmart Store

MEAG Power is in current development of the necessary agreements for any of their 49 Public Power Communities to participate in a Wholesale Purchased Power Contract (PPC) that will provide cost-effective Solar Power output for their communities renewable strategies via a 20-Year Solar Purchased Power Agreement (SPPA) relationship MEAG Power will have with a Solar… Read more »

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02 Oct 2020

Electric Cities of Georgia, Inc. Receives National Commendation for Electric Restoration Efforts in Response to Hurricane Laura

Atlanta, Georgia (September 30, 2020) — Electric Cities of Georgia, Inc. (ECG) has received a national commendation from the American Public Power Association (APPA) for its support in electric power restoration efforts for Hurricane Laura. On August 26, 2020, ECG Training and Safety Director, Brandon Wylie, and Training and Safety Specialist, Calvin Vallee led 13… Read more »

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18 Sep 2020

It’s an exciting time for Tantalus

A Message from Peter Londa Dear Tantalus Community, It’s an exciting time for Tantalus. Our recent news encompasses several impressive developments — Tantalus’ intent to merge with RiseTech Capital Corp. and join the TSX Venture Exchange in Canada, the recent addition of 16 new utilities to our customer community, and the appointment of our new… Read more »

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18 Aug 2020

Are You Taking Advantage of the CARES Act – Coronavirus Relief Fund?

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) in response to the economic fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic. The CARES Act established a $150 billion Coronavirus Relief Fund (CRF) to provide financial resources to State, Local and Tribal governments navigating the impact of COVID-19. The State of Georgia is… Read more »

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29 May 2020

ECG is Global

Given the uncertainty of times during the COVID-19 pandemic there is one thing for sure; ECG’s brand can be spotted anywhere at anytime. Our strategic partnerships, good wholesome business relationships and affiliations have spread globally. Hugo Hodge, Jr., Executive VP, GM Caribbean Basin for Tantalus was spotted in the U.S. Virgin Islands representing ECG. Weeks… Read more »

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20 Apr 2020

CISA releases Version 3.0 of the Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker Guidance

CISA releases Version 3.0 of the Essential Critical Infrastructure Worker Guidance The Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) has released Version 3.0 of the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers list. This iteration includes a reorganization of the section around Healthcare and Public Health and more detail to clarify essential workers; emphasis for Emergency Medical Services workers; and adds… Read more »

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16 Jan 2020

Cybersecurity Alert!

In ECG’s ongoing efforts to share relevant cybersecurity news with our communities, we would like to make you aware of a critical notification sent out by the National Security Agency this week. The statement relates to January security patches from Microsoft that address several vulnerabilities that pose significant risk to any organization running Windows client… Read more »

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16 Jan 2020

Cybersecurity Alert!

In ECG’s ongoing efforts to share relevant cybersecurity news with our communities, we would like to make you aware of a critical notification sent out by the National Security Agency this week. The statement relates to January security patches from Microsoft that address several vulnerabilities that pose significant risk to any organization running Windows client… Read more »

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16 Dec 2019

2019 ECG Annual Meeting

The 2019 ECG Annual Meeting was held at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee December 9-10th. John Giles, President & CEO kicked the meeting off with the State of the Organization. Giles spoke very highly of the organization’s core values and the tenacity of the Staff to incorporate those values in offering progressive and expert resources… Read more »

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20 Nov 2019

ECG & MEAG SPONSORS LEADERSHIP GEORGIA

Leadership Georgia consist of approximately 60 diverse participants across the state of Georgia. These annually selected participants visit five of Georgia communities to learn about issues affecting the state with an expectation to actively put their ideas and skills to work. From the beginning until now, this program has become one of the most successful… Read more »

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07 Nov 2019

Tantalus Celebrates 30 Years of Service

Representatives of rural cooperatives and municipal utilities from across North America gathered in Memphis this week for an annual user conference hosted by Tantalus, a purpose-driven company that focuses exclusively on this critical market segment, to discuss their unique challenges, celebrate shared successes and explore smart grid and AMI solutions that help keep their local… Read more »

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28 Oct 2019

Interactive Utility Communications provides utility solutions for ECG Members

Interactive Utility Communications (IUC), an ECG Strategic Partner understands how to assist utilities through providing Call Services, Dispatching, Disconnections & Re-connections and Notifications. Tailoring services to the specific needs of each utility, IUC have proven results of success and a list of testimonials to attest to the value and efficiency of their services. In 2018… Read more »

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14 Sep 2021

Tantalus User Community Grows to 200 Utilities

Congratulations to Tantalus, one of ECG’s Strategic Partners, on reaching a significant growth milestone. Tantalus serves several ECG Members with practical applications in AMI. They deliver solutions that leverage data analytics to improve the efficiency and reliability of distribution networks for energy, water, and gas utilities. To learn more on Tantalus and the growth to… Read more »

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14 Apr 2021

April 13th, Linemen Appreciation Day!

Kemp, Governor of the State of Georgia, has proclaimed April 13, 2021, as Linemen Appreciation Day in Georgia. The Proclamation states. “On this day, we recognize linemen, the electric utility profession, and the many contributions of these brave men and women who work tirelessly, through even the harshest weather conditions, to provide dependable electricity to Georgians in every community.” Read… Read more »

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13 Oct 2020

City of East Point Receives Tech Award Based on CIS Undergrads’ Work

The City of East Point has received a 2020 Technology Innovation Showcase award from the Georgia Technology Authority. The city spent more than two years implementing cybersecurity processes recommended by a group of Robinson undergraduate students in 2018. The recognition is a culmination of those efforts. As part of their System Development Projects capstone course,… Read more »

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