Power Lines Blog

10 tips to secure customer data


Utilities well know that some customers are uncomfortable with utilities — or anyone for that matter — possessing fine levels of information about their lives. But more information means more benefits for everyone, customers included. Granular data means customers can better see their energy use patterns and find ways not only to save energy, but to save money.

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Powering better communities: free bike share


River Falls Municipal Utilities has led a community effort to launch a free bike share program in town on Earth Day. This is what public power can do to serve the community. We strive to improve because we’re owned and operated by people who live in this community. There will be no kilowatt hours saved nor will we deploy the latest technology. It’s simply a fun, collaborative project that just might make our town a better place and demonstrate our commitment to innovation.

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