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Year of Projects 2.0 Looking Back to See Forward

Year of Projects 2.0

I’ve said before that 2012 was the Year of Projects. Well, 2013 is the Year of Projects 2.0. Some are long-term projects that continue work started last year. Others are new projects that kicked off this year. Whether they are visible to the public or behind-the-scenes, whether they are convenient or not, every single project […]

AES Turns a Triple Play!

AES residential and small business customers will find a flyer with their bill this month that outlines the AES product offering that now includes TV, along with our phone and Internet options. TV Now Generally Available! AES and our select team of TV Beta Customers have been testing the new video service since June. Final […]

On track with Auburn fiber network completion

Over the past 12 months, we’ve shared with you our plans to complete the construction of Auburn’s fiber optic network. While fiber was laid throughout 50 percent of our community and electric territory, it wasn’t enough for us to keep up with the demand—not to mention realize the cost effectiveness of delivering multiple services through […]

Getting smarter with our energy consumption

by Stuart Tuttle, Superintendent Administrator, Electric Department Last month, I shared that, as a municipal utility, we work for rate-payers rather than stock owners. And as a result, we’re constantly motivated to find new and creative ways to provide quality service (electric, water, sewer and refuse/recycling) at an affordable price. One of those innovative ways […]

Auburn Utilities: Working for the rate-payers

by Stuart Tuttle, Superintendent Administrator, Electric Department We take a lot of pride in offering Auburn residents and businesses one of the lowest electric rates in state. At a rate of about 15 percent less than comparable communities of our size, Auburn’s electric rate translates into a real dollars-and-cents advantage for our community. And it’s […]