Behind the scenes look into America’s Electric Utility Industry

Indecisive about what to get for your loved ones this Christmas? Grab a copy of Wired for Greed. Co-authored by Tristem Ltd. CEO Joe Seeber, this book gives an in-depth look to what goes on behind the scenes in America’s electric utilities industry. A great gift for any family member! Amazon Link: http://a.co/3qqrAKt Wired for […]

Good Luck to Our Street Light Auditors in Jefferson Parish!

I just wanted to send a quick shout-out to our street light field workers in Jefferson Parish today. They travelled from Waco, TX to Jefferson Parish, LA earlier this week to perform a field check for the street light audit we are doing for the Parish. They are doing a great job checking the lights to make sure […]

7 BIGGEST OVERSIGHTS BY PUBLIC FINANCE OFFICIALS WHEN TRYING TO REDUCE UTILITY COSTS

According to a study conducted by the Government Finance Officers Association, one of the top challenges faced by public finance officials is the struggle to balance decreasing revenues with increasing costs of services. Entities are continually searching for ways to stabilize or reduce expenditures, including utility costs which can make up 15% or more of […]

City of Killeen Street Light Field Work

TriStem recently completed a review of the City of Killeen and the City of Copperas Cove’s guard lights. As a part of our audits, we go out in the field to check the accuracy of the our clients’ lighting bills. These field visits are always full of surprises! We found several broken lights and a strange twisted light. Approximately […]

Article Describes Fraudulent Websites in the Texas Deregulated Electric Industry

Over 10 years since our founder, Joe Seeber, published Wired for Greed, the electric industry is still ripe with fraud. This article talks about deceptive websites pretending to be the official State of Texas Power to Choose website. It’s sad that certain companies are taking advantage of those who are not familiar with the electricity market. Watchdog: […]

Electric company charges woman for street lights for 25 YEARS! Returns $10,000 in overcharges

Here is an interesting article about a woman who was unknowingly paying for 2 street lights on her block.  Did you know that municipalities are frequently billed incorrectly on street lights? A majority of our clients have street light billing errors.  Electric companies are not always the best at keeping their records straight… http://www.nydailynews.com/news/national/electric-company-charges-woman-street-lights-25-years-returns-10-000-overcharges-article-1.1136350

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