TECA's Knotts graduates from MIP

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Mike Knotts, vice president of government affairs for TECA, recently completed an intensive program in electric utility management with the University of Wisconsin, Madison. The Robert I. Kabat Management Internship Program (MIP) is a series…

Members take co-op message to legislators

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NASHVILLE – More than 250 members and employees from Tennessee’s electric cooperatives were in Nashville on Monday and Tuesday, March 7 and 8, for the 2016 Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association’s Legislative Conference. Attendees…

MTEMC launches new charitable foundation

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Middle Tennessee Electric today launched its new charitable foundation SharingChange. The foundation gives members the opportunity to easily give to local charitable organizations. The move streamlines the cooperative?s charitable efforts…

Meriwether Lewis EC teaches students about safety

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Waverly Elementary School first graders learned valuable lessons in electric safety on Feb. 26. As part of Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative’s commitment to safety and education, Material Handler Alan Carter, left, and Energy Specialist…

Supreme Court short-circuits Clean Power Plan

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Last December, I let you know that America’s electric cooperatives were filing suit against the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), asking a federal court to prevent a rule called the Clean Power Plan from taking effect. The National Rural…

The Super Bowl only has one winner

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So, the postgame conversation with my 8-year-old son went something like this: Me: Why are you crying? Son: The Panthers lost the Super Bowl. (sobbing) Me: I’m sorry. But it’s just a game, you know. Son: But the Panthers lost the Super…

Broadband Expansion Act

Below is information for co-ops regarding the Broadband Expansion Act. Talking Points Tennessee’s electric cooperatives support The Broadband Expansion Act (SB 2512/HB 2408). Almost one in three rural Tennesseans served by an electric…

FPU-sponsored coat drive nets community generosity

“We are overwhelmed by the generosity of this community,” says Fayetteville Public Utilities CEO and General Manager Britt Dye referring to the results of the FPU-sponsored coat drive. FPU’s Coat Drive netted 462 coats and jackets of…