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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »


09 Apr 2020

Georgia electric providers urge public to maintain proper social distance from utility workers

To help maintain safe and reliable service during the COVID-19 pandemic, the state’s electric providers, including Dalton Utilities, Georgia’s EMCs, Georgia Power and MEAG Power, urge the public to keep their distance from utility crews working in their communities. Whether it’s critical infrastructure work or emergency repairs due to damage from storms, trees or vehicles,… Read more »