Entries by Trent Scott

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Monogram Refrigeration to expand operation in Pickwick EC service area

Refrigeration products manufacturer to create 210 new jobs in Pickwick Electric Cooperative service area Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, Department of Economic and Community Development Commissioner Bob Rolfe and Monogram Refrigeration, LLC officials recently announced that the company will expand its manufacturing facility in Selmer. Monogram, a leading manufacturer of upscale refrigerators, freezers and other refrigeration […]

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July 2018 Commkit

The following resources are available for use in July. Leadership column – Prepared for Summer Storms Media release/magazine article – Move Over law Other Resources Co-op careers brochure Washington Youth Tour toolkit Social Media Posts for July July 2 – Move Over for utility workers in Tennessee. It’s the law. #moveoverTN [LINK TO ARTICLE ABOVE […]

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Cold Winter Helps TVA Set Records

by Michael W. Kahn, staff writer for NRECA After seeing the mildest winter in almost five decades last year, the winter of 2018 was a very different story for the Tennessee Valley Authority. A colder-than-normal January helped TVA set three of its top 12 winter peak demand records, as well as an all-time record for […]

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National Electric Safety Month

[NASHVILLE] – May is National Electric Safety Month. Electricity is an important part of our everyday lives, but each year unsafe and careless practices lead to fires, injuries and even deaths. Tennessee’s electric co-ops remind the public of the dangers of electricity and provides these tips to keep you and your family safe: WHEN OUTSIDE […]

June 2018 Leadership Column

June 2018 COMMKIT – LEADERSHIP COLUMN WHAT’S IN THE MIX? While they are still fairly unusual here, electric vehicles are rapidly growing in popularity. Sales of electric vehicles jumped by 40 percent in 2017, and there are more electric vehicles on the road today than ever before. Early electric vehicles had a very distinct appearance, but […]

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Co-op leaders have productive visits with D.C. lawmakers

NASHVILLE – More than 60 co-op leaders from across Tennessee traveled to Washington, D.C., on Tuesday and Wednesday, April 10 and 11, to meet with members of the Tennessee congressional delegation as a part of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association’s annual legislative conference. “This trip is about building relationships,” said David Callis, executive vice […]