Reliable electricity is becoming even more reliable

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Your electricity is on almost all the time. You knew that. But you might not know how much of the time it’s on. And that the amount of time it’s on has been getting better every year. Electricity has become so reliable that the numbers…

Electric co-ops and a culture of safety

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There is a children’s book titled Safety 1st, Safety Always. As you can imagine, it encompasses many of the traditional safety lessons parents should teach their children. We drill youngsters about safety from an early age because we know…

Energy savings beyond belief

A quick search of the Internet reveals many great ways to save energy around your home. Simple things, such as adding insulation or using energy efficient light bulbs, are simple and relatively inexpensive ways to save small amounts of energy.…

Meriwether Lewis EC Helps DCDL Media Expand Services

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DCDL Media of Waverly is getting a little help from their friends at Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative in the form of a zero-interest loan to grow their services for Humphreys County. The loan is made possible by MLEC’s Revolving Loan…

Are you prepared for severe weather?

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Tennessee's electric cooperatives are carefully monitoring the tomorrow's threat of severe weather. Electric co-op crews will be on standby to restore power if outages occur. The American Red Cross recommends an emergency preparedness kit…

James Baker Recalled as Co-op Giant

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Former NRECA President James O. Baker Dead at 77 By Derrill Holly, ECT.coop James O. Baker, a former NRECA president and longtime Tennessee co-op executive who helped shape the nation’s rural electric cooperative program for more than…

Become a Co-op Voter

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When was the last time you voted? As member-owned electric cooperatives, voting is already in our DNA. It's how we maintain an electric utility which is responsive to the consumers it serves. But voting also plays a crucial part in our representative…

Col. Littleton

By Claire Sellers, Duck River Electric Membership Corporation “How’s your conduct?” This is a phrase you will hear quite often in the small town of Lynnville, located in Giles County. Col. Littleton himself uses this greeting often.…