WGL Energy Services Introduces Mobile Energy App in Pennsylvania
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WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--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 costs.
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.