12 Jan 2022

More ECG News

IF YOU DIDN’T KNOW, CHECK IT OUT… ECG 101 Presentation. The ECG 101 is a dive into the history and services of ECG. This presentation is offered at all ECG Conferences and the Annual Meeting. If you are unable to attend one of them, we are happy to assist you by presenting the ECG 101… Read more »


07 Jan 2022

Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program

ECG is distributing this information to its Members in support of the efforts by the American Public Power Association (APPA) to assist public power communities suffering from energy poverty. APPA is asking its members to consider signing a letter in support of the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP). The letter is the annual… Read more »


10 Dec 2021

ECG Annual Meeting Built Bridges

The 2021 ECG Annual Meeting held December 6-7 at The Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee, was one for the books. This was the first Annual Meeting we hosted since the Pandemic. Attendees raved throughout the two days about the insightful and inspiring content the keynote speaker, business partners, and ECG experts provided. The attendance was record-breaking,… Read more »


19 Nov 2021

Walmart and Electric Cities of Georgia, Inc. Members Solidify Public Power Solar Initiative in Georgia

Walmart and 14 Electric Cities of Georgia Members signed a Renewable Energy Customer Agreement (RECA) designed to supply 26 megawatts (MW) of utility-scale solar power guided by Walmart’s renewable energy strategies. John Giles, ECG’s President, and CEO personally thanked each member’s leadership for participating in this initiative to bring Solar Power generation to our Public… Read more »


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 »