21 Jun 2022

2022 ECG Engineering & Operations Conference Highlights

The 2022 ECG Engineering and Operations (E&O) Conference was held June 8-10, 2022, at the Marriott Savannah Riverfront. The first ECG E&O Conference to be held since 2019 due to COVID-19 restrictions. Despite the gap in hosting the conference, members and business partners still had excellent attendance and participation. It was good to see those… Read more »


14 Jun 2022

Three ECG Member Utilities & Individuals Win National Public Power Awards

Twenty-Three individuals and eight utilities were recognized for service to the American Public Power Association and the public power industry during APPA’s National Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Three of those winners were ECG Member Utilities and Leaders. According to APPA’s Press Release, the following individuals and utilities were recipients of the following awards. James D…. Read more »


23 Mar 2022

Crypto Mining…A Community’s Success Story.

What’s all the buzz around Crypto Mining? This term has become a norm in conversations surrounding banking, economic development, cybersecurity, and digital platforms, to name a few, and a heavy topic of discussions among ECG Members. It has caused a bit of skepticism surrounding the risks involved; however, for others, it has become a breath… Read more »


08 Feb 2022

Tantalus Systems Announces 2021 Business Highlights with Strong Momentum Heading into 2022

BURNABY, BC – February 8, 2022 –Tantalus Systems (TSX: GRID) (“Tantalus” or the “Company”), a company focused on helping build sustainable utilities for the future, is pleased to announce 2021 operating and preliminary financial results for 2021 along with an improving outlook going into 2022 as utilities accelerate smart grid investments. “We are extremely pleased… 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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »