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Advanced Metering Infrastructure Case Study: Brunswick Electric

By Kristi Brodd |

Advanced Metering Infrastructure, or AMI, is the name for new technologies that provide two-way communication with smart meters. The technologies enable electric companies to analyze energy usage, identify potential problems, provide better electric service and implement programs that can help[…]

Electric Vehicle Strategies for Electric Cooperatives

By Jonathan Susser | February 21, 2017

Electric vehicles (EVs) continue to grow in popularity, and for good reason: they save money on gasoline, benefit the environment, require less maintenance and offer a quiet, smooth ride. With their reintroduction to the U.S. market just about seven years[…]

Advanced Energy’s Steady Partnership with NCEMC

By Jonathan Susser | January 4, 2017

The North Carolina Electric Membership Corporation (NCEMC) is one of the largest generation and transmission cooperatives in the nation. NCEMC strives to put its members first and make sure they are satisfied with their service. This emphasis on member satisfaction[…]

Cooperative Energy Residential Retrofit Pilot Study

By Jonathan Susser | December 7, 2016

Cooperative Energy, formerly the South Mississippi Electric Power Association, is a generation and transmission cooperative (co-op) based in Hattiesburg, MS. It has 11 member co-ops and supplies electricity to more than 419,000 homes and businesses in the state. Providing safe,[…]

Roanoke Electric Energy Efficiency Collaboration

By Kristi Brodd | January 25, 2016

On a humid day in late August, in Aulander, North Carolina, Roanoke Electric Cooperative members came together to talk about saving energy in their territory through energy efficiency improvements. Predominately populated by economically distressed households, 51 percent with electrical bills[…]