APOGEE Client Wins American Advertising Federation Addy® Awards

Wiregrass Electric Cooperative Awarded Dothan Silver Addy® for Website

Mar 21, 2011, 14:08 ET from APOGEE Interactive Inc.

ATLANTA, March 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Wiregrass Electric Cooperative (WEC) recently received a Silver Addy® and the Judge's Choice Award for their newly redesigned website at www.wiregrass.coop.  Atlanta-based APOGEE Interactive designed and produced the site for the Hartford Ala. cooperative.

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WEC's redesigned website features APOGEE's HomeEnergySuite™, an online customer service chat function, a digital version of the coop's membership magazine, Alabama Living and more.

"We have always been pleased with our partnership with APOGEE and we loved our new website design," said WEC Manager of Members Relations, Cary Hatcher. "Our main goal was to improve communications with our members – the fact that we won an award is a bonus."

The Addys® are the advertising industry's largest and most revered competition, recognizing and rewarding creative excellence in the art of advertising.  AAF-Dothan recognizes the top-rated advertising, communication and marketing efforts by related organizations in the Wiregrass area.

APOGEE has designed, built and hosts more than 200 utility websites nationwide, many earning a variety of industry accolades each year ranging from the AAF Addys® to awards from the Public Relations Society of America.

APOGEE Interactive Inc. (www.apogee.net) is a leading provider of online energy efficiency solutions to the utility industry. Founded in 1993, APOGEE's energy analysis applications are currently in use by more than 500 utilities across the US, reaching millions of consumers daily. APOGEE's clients span a wide range of leading investor-owned, public power and cooperative energy companies including Marietta Power & Water, Southern Company (SO), Jackson EMC, Cobb EMC, Con Edison (ED), BGE (CEG), NSTAR (NST), American Electric Power (AEP), Entergy (ETR), the SMUD, TVA, Salt River Project and more.

Wiregrass Electric Cooperative (www.wiregrass.coop) is an electric distribution system with more than 3,500 miles of line providing reliable energy to nearly 23,000 homes and businesses in Houston, Geneva, Covington, Dale and Coffee counties in Alabama.

SOURCE APOGEE Interactive Inc.