Tennessee Co-ops send aid to Florida, Georgia

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Volunteer lineworkers from 11 electric cooperatives to participate in restoration effort following massive hurricane NASHVILLE – More than 90 electric cooperative lineworkers from Tennessee are heading to Florida and Georgia to restore power…

Gov. Haslam signs broadband bill

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NASHVILLE – Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam today signed the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act, creating grant funding and removing legal restrictions to allow the state’s private, member-owned electric cooperatives…

Broadband Accessibility Act Passes General Assembly

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NASHVILLE – The Tennessee House of Representatives tonight passed the Broadband Accessibility Act on a 93 to 4 vote. The legislation now moves to Gov. Bill Haslam for his signature. “Access to high-speed internet has the potential to…

Electric co-ops sponsor delegates to TCC Young Leaders Conference

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More than 300 young people from across the state gathered at the 2017 Young Leaders Conference held Feb. 24 and 25 at the Drury Plaza Hotel in Franklin. The annual conference brings couples and individuals together from rural communities to…

Blocker named President of Tennessee Council of Cooperatives

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The Tennessee Council of Cooperatives, a non-profit organization established to promote the cooperative way of business across the state, recently named Todd Blocker, TECA vice president of member services, as president for 2017. The…

Co-ops Respond to Governor’s Broadband Plan

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NASHVILLE – Today Governor Bill Haslam announced the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act, a part of the NextTennessee legislative agenda. The plan outlines efforts to expand broadband access in Tennessee, including lifting restrictions that…

TECA celebrates 75th anniversary at annual meeting in Nashville

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Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association celebrates 75th anniversary at annual meeting in Nashville NASHVILLE – “Unified” was the theme of the 75th annual meeting of the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association, held Sunday, Nov.…

Tennessee crews to assist with Matthew restoration

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Volunteer lineworkers from eight electric cooperatives to participate in restoration effort following massive hurricane NASHVILLE – More than 80 electric cooperative lineworkers from Tennessee are heading to South Carolina and Florida to…

Tennessee's electric cooperatives celebrate National Co-op Month

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Being part of a cooperative means being part of something special. Tennessee's electric cooperatives are celebrating National Cooperative Month in October, along with 40,000 other cooperative businesses serving more than 120 million people nationwide. “Cooperatives…

Tennessee co-ops make contribution to Louisiana co-op employee fund

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More than 40 electric co-op employees in Louisiana have lost their homes following devastating floods. Today, Tennessee’s electric cooperatives made a $10,000 donation to a fund established by the Association of Louisiana Electric Cooperatives…