WGL Energy Services (WGL Energy), a WGL company (NYSE: WGL), today
announced the availability of a free mobile energy management app for
customers in Pennsylvania's PPL Electric Utilities territory. Available
exclusively to customers who subscribe to WGL Energy's residential
electricity offerings, the mobile app provides instant access to their
electricity usage to more effectively track, manage and lower energy
The downloadable app is powered by WGL Energy's technology partner Innowatts
through their predictive energy analytics platform Power EASE.
The proprietary platform is the first of its kind in the energy sector
to use predictive technology to provide customers with both historical
trends and analysis, as well as forward looking information,
notifications and alerts that can help them reduce usage and be more
energy efficient. The convenient app comes loaded with individual energy
usage data and is continuously updated with information received
automatically from the account holder's electricity meter.
"Innowatts is proud to partner with WGL Energy, an established energy
company committed to combining competitive energy plans with new and
innovative tools that help account holders become more energy
efficient," said Bob Champagne, Senior Vice President with Innowatts
heading its Digital Utility Initiative. "Through our platform, WGL
Energy customers will have access to powerful new insights about their
energy use, presented in a way that is convenient and actionable."
The Innowatts app is being made available to Pennsylvania residents as
part of a new offering that packages the innovative energy management
app with a highly competitive price and, to help the environment, all of
WGL Energy's electricity offerings to residential customers are matched
with 5 percent wind power.
"WGL is excited to partner with Innowatts and continue our commitment to
delivering innovative technology that improves the customer experience,"
said Lou Hutchinson, Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer for WGL
Holdings, Inc., the parent company to WGL Energy. "As the Energy Answers
company, we're motivated to deliver what customers are seeking from
their provider - easy and effective tools to help them directly manage
their energy use and improve the environment."
About WGL Energy
WGL Energy delivers a full ecosystem of energy offerings including
natural gas, electricity, green power, carbon reduction, distributed
generation and energy efficiency provided by WGL Energy Services, Inc.
and WGL Energy Systems, Inc. To learn more, visit us at www.wglenergy.com.
WGL (NYSE: WGL), headquartered in Washington, D.C., is a leading source
for clean, efficient and diverse energy solutions. With activities and
assets across the U.S., WGL consists of Washington Gas, WGL Energy, WGL
Midstream and Hampshire Gas. WGL provides natural gas, electricity,
green power and energy services, including generation, storage,
transportation, distribution, supply and efficiency. Our calling as a
company is to make energy surprisingly easy for our employees, our
community and all our customers. Whether you are a homeowner or renter,
small business or multinational corporation, state and local or federal
agency, WGL is here to provide Energy Answers. Ask Us. For more
information, visit us at www.wgl.com.
Innowatts is an energy technology company based out of Houston. It was
founded in 2013 with the vision of building an analytics-driven digital
utility that drives COGS optimization, predictive engagement and
enhanced customer lifetime value. Innowatts' platform is currently
deployed across multiple utilities and Retail Energy Providers
processing over five million smart meters on a daily basis to build out
real time load profiles, personalized products and engagement
strategies. Innowatts was voted one of the "Top Nine Most Innovative
Start-Up Companies" by TIE.org
in 2015. For more information, please visit www.innowatts.com.
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