Hometown Connections

Owned by public power, Hometown Connections® is the utility services subsidiary of the American Public Power Association (APPA).

APPA is the not-for-profit service organization for the nation’s more than 2,000 community- and state-owned electric utilities that serve more than 46 million Americans.

Hometown Connections offers APPA members advice and access to quality products/services from a trusted entity with public power’s best interests in mind. Hometown Connections is a resource to APPA members large and small, providing discounted pricing on technology, services, and other solutions from industry-leading companies.

Hometown Connections offers four areas of service to help your public utility save money and offer excellent service to customers: Engineering & Operations, Customer Connections, Business & Finance, and System Improvement. The products and services offered through Hometown include the full range of smart grid solutions, as well as financial and organizational management tools and consulting. Learn more about these four areas of service.

Hometown Connections makes products and services directly available in every part of the country through its direct sales staff and alliances with AMEA and other public power joint action agencies, state associations and individual utilities.

AMEA continues to see Hometown Connections as a way for our 11 Member cities/utilities to take advantage of the collective buying power of APPA, while forming alliances with companies providing first-rate products and services to our Members that AMEA could not provide on its own. Hometown Connections bolsters AMEA’s vision of providing a competitive edge and a high level of service to the municipal utilities in Alabama and Mississippi.

For more information on Hometown Connections, contact Lisa Miller, AMEA’s Manager of Communications and Marketing, (800) 239-2632, Ext. 118, (334) 387-3501, or lmiller@amea.com.

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