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…

Co-ops pull together at Super Pull

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Tens of thousands of people attended the 2016 Lions’ Club Super Pull of the South in Chapel Hill on Friday and Saturday, July 22 and 23. The event was sponsored by the Touchstone Energy Cooperatives of Tennessee and TECA. More than 70 volunteers…

The Windshield or the Rear View Mirror?

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When you’re driving down the road, do you spend more time looking out your windshield or your rear view mirror? Well, if you’re doing it right –the windshield receives far more attention than the mirror. It’s good to glance at where…

Tennessee Magazine gets the Willies

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The Tennessee Magazine staff took home awards of merit for best photo and best editorial at the Willie Award Ceremony held Monday evening, Aug. 11, at the The National Press Club in Washington, D.C. The National Rural Electric Statewide Editors…

Electric co-ops help offer a place and a prize for research on greenhouse gases

What if carbon dioxide from burning coal at power plants could be contained and turned into something useful? A group of electric co-ops and other partners who want to investigate that issue recently broke ground on a research facility at…

Improving energy performance of new homes

Purchasing a newly constructed home is an exciting process and a major milestone. Whether you are building a custom home or buying a spec home, you will be making dozens of important decisions before moving in––from purchasing the perfect…

2015 Youth Tour delegates collect shoes for kids

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One thing all Washington Youth Tour winners have in common when they return home is sore feet! During their week-long trip to D.C. this year, students took more than 123,000 steps — walking a whopping 61 miles! So when asked to come up with…

Broadband assessment statement for co-ops

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [CO-OP NAME] ISSUES STATEMENT ON STATE BROADBAND STUDY   The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development released the results of a comprehensive study on broadband access in Tennessee earlier…

Co-ops issue statement on state broadband study

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NASHVILLE, July 19, 2016 – Tennessee’s electric cooperatives are encouraged by the findings and recommendations released earlier today by the Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development concerning broadband availability across…