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Welcome to the IdeaXchange Community

Nov. 4, 2014
IdeaXchange is a community devoted to sharing and expanding expertise and knowledge across the electric utility industry.


IdeaXchange is a community devoted to sharing and expanding expertise and knowledge across the electric utility industry. It’s a showcase of compelling commentary, full of fresh ideas and strong opinions, focused on expanding industry thinking on a daily basis. From detailed analysis of today’s best practices to new perspectives that challenge popular opinion, we have built a place that encourages you to uncover new information and engage with others.

Our Xperts

At the center of IdeaXchange are industry thought leaders who initiate engaging conversations and lend their unique insights and perspectives. Xperts, as we call them, bring provocative issues to the forefront and help uncover the opportunities buried in business challenges. You can follow your favorite contributors and discover new thought leaders.

What Do I Do?

Now that you’ve arrived, be inspired, stay informed, and join in the discussion. Tap into the community’s collective knowledge bank to bounce ideas around or just let us know what you think.

Step 1. Register

Simple registration is your entry into the conversation. Once you are registered you can begin commenting.

Step 2. Create Your Profile

Add your bio, upload a photo and customize your personal experience.

Step 3. Join In
Be inspired, share your comments, express your views and add your expertise. Ask for input from your peers and IdeaXchange Xperts. Tweet, like and share topics that are important to you. Establish your own thought leadership and build upon the wisdom of the crowd.

IdeaXchange FAQs

How do I navigate to IdeaXchange?

Bookmark this page! Or simply type into your browser.

If I’m already a registered user of do I need to register for IdeaXchange?

No. All you need to do is log in to follow or add comments on IdeaXchange. Your login information and profile page are the same for and

How do I follow an Xpert? 

Simply click on the author’s picture or name. You’ll arrive at the Author Bio page where you’ll see a “Follow” button. Click “Follow” and the Xpert’s article feed will be added to your profile page.

How do I connect with an Xpert? 

Under the Xpert’s name and title, you will see an envelope icon. Click the envelope to send a personal message directly to the Xpert.

How do I view all posts by Xpert? 

Click into the Author Bio page to see all content posted by that Xpert.

How do I recommend a topic?

If you would like to recommend a topic for discussion, please email John Baker at [email protected].

How do I add my comments to an article?

A comment box appears at the bottom of each article. You will need to be logged in to post your comment. Simply add your comment in the box and click “Submit Comment.”

When will I see my comment?

All comment submissions are queued for moderation by site administrators and will be published after approval.

Who else can see my comments? 

Once your comment is published, it is visible to the community.

What if I want to edit my comment? 

Once your comment has been published, you can click on “Edit” to change it and click "Submit" again.

Can I reply to another user’s comments?

Yes. Click the “Reply” link next to a comment to reply to another user’s comment, or add a brand new comment to the article.

Do you have any questions or thoughts about IdeaXchange?
Please share your opinions in the comments below.

Voice your opinion!

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