|[June 24, 2014]
Alberta Municipal Services Corporation Chooses Cognera to Provide Complex Energy Billing Services
CALGARY, Alberta --(Business Wire)--
Cognera, a leader in complex billing and customer care solutions for the
energy retail and utilities industries, announced today that they have
been chosen by the Alberta Municipal Services Corporation (AMSC) as a
preferred partner to provide energy billing, settlement and online
services for their participating members. The AMSC is a wholly-owned
subsidiary of the Alberta Urban Municipal Association (AUMA), and is a
trusted business advisor to members, providing aggregation and
outsourcing opportunities, as well as customer service support to its
"Cognera is pleased to be helping municipal service organizations like
the AMSC expand their service options to their members with new complex
retail energy products" said Randy Brookes, Executive Vice President of
Cognera. "The implementation of a retail electricity and natural gas
offering is an evolution in services that has never been offered by the
AMSC before and we are excited about this new partnership. Cognera has a
successful track record of implementing energy billing solutions for our
clients and we look forward to helping the AMSC deliver comprehensive
retail energy offerings to their members."
"AMSC is proud to be working with Alberta's leading electricity and
natural gas billing partner," said John McGowan, CEO. "The tools and
support available through Cognera allow us to provide exceptional
service to our members."
for more information about Cognera's award winning billing solutions for
electricity, natural gas and other utility services.
About Cognera Corporation
Cognera, a division of N. Harris Computer Systems, offers proven,
cost-effective billing and customer care solutions enabling Competitive
Energy Retailers and Utilities to meet increasing customer demands and
industry requirements. The company's next generation billing and
business intelligence solutions manage complex rates and data, improve
customer relationships and help organizations manage Smart Grid
requirements quickly and easily, without the large upfront financial
investment and associated risk associated with other solutions.
Cognera's deep rooted experience in the energy and utilities industry
makes them the natural choice when upgrading legacy systems to meet
evolving business, regulatory and technology requirements. For more
information, visit www.new.cognera.com.
About AUMA and AMSC
The Alberta Urban Municipalities Association (AUMA) represents Alberta's
urban municipalities: cities, towns, villages, summer villages and
specialized municipalities. A dynamic and evolving association, AUMA
advocates on behalf of members to provincial and federal government, and
other stakeholder organizations.
The Alberta Municipal Services Corporation (AMSC), AUMA's wholly-owned
subsidiary, delivers innovative solutions to municipalities,
municipally-related not-for-profit organizations, and their employees.
Being experts in municipalities, AMSC provides substantial value to
members through economies of scale, outstanding service and support, and
contributes to AUMA's advocacy efforts. AMSC offers Human Resources
services, including Employee Benefits and Retirement, Insurance and
Risk, as well as Investment, Energy, and Consulting. For more
information, visit www.auma.ca
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