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 »


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 »


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 »


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 »