Technology & Innovation


With the energy industry rapidly changing, we’re focused on developing products and services that address our customers’ future energy needs as well as serve/transform the state of Alabama. Whether it’s boosting energy efficiency, improving connectivity or building a stronger business economy, we’re looking beyond the meter and taking Alabama to new heights in technology and innovation. 

Smart Cities

Alabama is one of a few states to have two cities receive Smart Cities grants – Birmingham and Montgomery. Smart Cities leverage data intelligence to inform decisions and develop programs designed to improve the city’s infrastructure and quality of life for its citizens. We are developing a living lab space that will leverage our existing infrastructure to evaluate Smart City technologies.

Growth Opportunities for Municipalities

We team with city and community leaders on products, services and programs that keep them running at their peak performance and prepare them for economic growth. They also enhance the comfort and safety of their citizens. Services include lighting, pole attachments, energy services, metering solutions, security systems, fiber and Wi-Fi solutions.

Techstars Alabama EnergyTech Accelerator

As a partner of Techstars, the worldwide network that helps entrepreneurs succeed, we are helping launch a startup accelerator focused on innovations in energy technology. Focus areas will include Smart Cities, the “internet of things,” industrial electrification, connectivity and electric transportation.
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Public Safety Services

Enhancing the safety of our communities is a priority for us. Our team of experts work with city and community officials to design, install and maintain security cameras and systems that work best for their needs.

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Improved Connectivity

From installing fiber to offering turn-key public Wi-Fi solutions, we are building a stronger communication network between buildings and businesses, so customers can work smarter.


Electric Transportation

Driving electric is driving progress. Electric transportation continues to change as new technologies and improvements to existing technologies continue at a rapid rate. Whether it’s installing charging stations for businesses and cities or discussing the benefits EVs offer, we have the expertise to support our customers and their needs.

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