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AEG CONTRIBUTES TO DOE DEMAND RESPONSE REPORT AND PRESENTS ON APARTMENT TOU PRICING

The February 2006 U.S. DOE report on "Benefits of Demand Response in Electricity Markets", in response to the Energy Policy Act of 2005, cites a paper on thermostat-based load control program results by AEG's Joe Lopes, presented at the Metering America Conference in 2004. AEG also presented at the recent conference in Atlanta June 24-26 on "Overcoming Barriers to Time-of-Use Rates for Apartment Residents", reporting on results of a NYSERDA Pilot Project in New York City multifamily buildings.

AEG TO DESIGN A 5-YEAR DSM PORTFOLIO FOR THE EMPIRE ELECTRIC COMPANY

AEG has been retained by a Collaborative in Missouri to design a 5-year comprehensive DSM portfolio for the Empire Electric District. The portfolio of programs will target all customer classes and market segments. AEG will administer comprehensive benefit/cost screening of all existing and proposed DSM initiatives. Program design will incorporate utility best practices and be administered by AEG's seasoned DSM experts.

AEG WORKING WITH ONE OF THE LARGEST US ESCOS TO COMPLETELY REDESIGN ITS CUSTOMER SERVICE, COLLECTIONS AND ENROLLMENT OPERATIONS.

AEG is applying its expertise in process analysis and redesign at one of the largest unregulated energy marketers in the East, working with the ESCO to completely redesign its customer service, collections and enrollment operations. This effort is producing significant savings in manpower allocations, costs-per-call handled and has increased the effectiveness of the Company's collections strategy in this deregulated marketplace. Where bottom-line margin is the key to success (and survival) in this highly competitive environment, process design is a critical element in cost minimization, excellence in service and customer retention.

BELCO DISCUSSES CONSIDERATION OF WIND ENERGY FOR BERMUDA

BELCO, in discussing the possibility of implementing wind energy solutions for Bermuda, cites AEG Wind Energy Feasibility Study in Royal Gazette interview.

See full text of the Mr. Madeiros interview at: http://www.theroyalgazette.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20050411/NEWS/...

AEG TO PRESENT AT THE UPCOMING AMERICAN PUBLIC POWER ASSOCIATION'S SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT MEETING IN SAVANNAH, GA MAY 4-6, 2005

AEG’S Jack Cusack, Vice President, will present a session entitled “ Supply Chain Metrics – A Benchmarking Study.” AEG has just kicked off the second annual Utility Purchasing Management Group Supply Chain Benchmarking Study. The metrics in this Study target key activities in the Supply Chain Process. The results of the Study offer participants an effective tool for self-evaluation, and a platform for discussing and sharing best practices with peer utilities.

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