Entries by Trent Scott

Youth Leadership Summit

LOCAL YOUNG LEADERS LEARN ABOUT GOVERNMENT DURING CO-OP EVENT IN NASHVILLE NASHVILLE – [HIGH SCHOOL NAME] student [NAME] and [HIGH SCHOOL NAME] student [NAME] were in Nashville March 13-15 for the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association’s annual Youth Leadership Summit. The juniors were chosen and sponsored by [CO-OP NAME]. Sen. Jim Tracy on Tuesday, March 14, […]

Co-ops bring young leaders to Nashville

More than 45 high school juniors from across the state attended the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association’s annual Youth Leadership Summit March 13–15 in Nashville. Sen. Jim Tracy on Tuesday, March 14, greeted delegates attending the three-day leadership and government workshop. Tracy welcomed the young leaders to the Senate Chamber of the Tennessee State Capitol where […]

Youth Leadership Summit media release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE LOCAL YOUNG LEADERS LEARN ABOUT GOVERNMENT DURING CO-OP EVENT IN NASHVILLE NASHVILLE – [HIGH SCHOOL NAME] student [NAME] and [HIGH SCHOOL NAME] student [NAME] were in Nashville March 13-15 for the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association’s annual Youth Leadership Summit. The juniors were chosen and sponsored by [CO-OP NAME]. Sen. Jim Tracy on […]

Plant the right tree in the right place this spring

When planting a tree, we often concentrate on the ground. Digging a hole. Preparing the soil. Fertilizing properly. It is also important to look up. Trees and powerlines don’t mix, and the best time to think about it is before you even start digging. Follow these tips to keep your fully-grown tree and your family […]

Easy steps to greater efficiency

Do you want to save money and electricity but have limited time, money and patience? According to the Department of Energy, a “typical American family” spends nearly $2,000 per year on their home energy bills. Much of that money, however, is wasted through leaky windows or ducts, old appliances or inefficient heating and cooling systems. […]

Power-up outlet free

As smartphones and other electronics take on a more prominent role in our lives, it’s important to ensure these devices don’t run out of power. While finding an outlet in a building is easy, what do you do without access to one? Whether it’s a weekend camping trip, sporting event or travel to a foreign […]

Co-ops applaud House Business and Utilities Subcommittee for passage of Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act

NASHVILLE – Members of the House Business and Utilities Subcommittee today passed the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act (H.B. 0529) on a unanimous vote. The legislation now moves on to the full committee for consideration on Wednesday, March 15. “The Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act is an important step to expand access to high-speed internet in rural […]

Broadband Act passes subcommittee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Co-ops applaud House Business and Utilities Subcommittee for passage of Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act NASHVILLE – Members of the House Business and Utilities Subcommittee today passed the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act (H.B. 0529) on [a X to X/unanimous vote]. The legislation now moves on to the full committee for consideration on [DATE]. […]

Storms impact Tennessee co-ops

NASHVILLE – Storms that moved through the volunteer state overnight left more than 10,000 co-op members without power. Crews are working to restore service to all co-op members affected. Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation Fewer than 500, down from near 10,000 earlier today. Forked Deer Electric Cooperative Six distribution poles down, and one transmission pole down. […]