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Opower, a provider of customer-engagement solutions for the utility industry, has announced that John Rowe, former chairman and CEO of Exelon, and Dick Kelly, former CEO of Xcel Energy and chairman of EEI, have joined its advisory board. In addition, Tom Brady, former chairman of BGE, has been named chairman of the advisory board.

"John Rowe, Dick Kelly and Tom Brady bring deep industry knowledge and customer-engagement experience to Opower," says Dan Yates, founder and CEO of Opower. "Their knowledge of the utility industry, support for energy efficiency and leadership - both in the U.S. and abroad - will help guide Opower's growth."



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