Arcadia Power

[CO-OP NAME] has heard from a handful of our members who were contacted by Arcadia Power. We urge members of our co-op to thoroughly research Arcadia Power and fully understand what they offer before signing up. Arcadia Power claims to be…

Conover wins Klinefelter award

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The Tennessee Magazine editor recognized for lifetime of achievement in cooperative communications [Baton Rouge] – Robin Conover, editor of The Tennessee Magazine, is the 2017 recipient of the H. E. Klinefelter Award. The award was presented…

Holiday weekend storms leave 50,000 co-op members without power

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Severe storms roared through the Volunteer State on Saturday evening, May 27, leaving more than 50,000 co-op members across the state without power. Wind speeds exceeding 95 miles per hour were recorded in some locations, bringing down trees,…

July CommKit

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July 2017 Leadership Column – Move over and save lives Media Release – customize this and distribute to local media on or around July 1. Talking points – Use these tips and schedule drive-time interviews for radio stations in…

June CommKit

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June 2017 Media Release – customize this and distribute to local media on or around June 1. Talking points – Use these tips and schedule drive-time interviews for radio stations in your service area. Social Media Posts for June …

energy vacation press release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE [Co-op Name] shares tips to give your home’s energy use a vacation while you are on vacation [CO-OP HEADQUARTERS CITY] – Going on vacation? Even if you plan to be away just a few days, you can save energy in your…

Move Over and Save a Life

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Move Over and Save a Life Six years after the Tennessee’s Move Over Law was expanded to include utility workers, lineman continue to face roadside hazards   [HEADQUARTERS CITY] – In 2011, following efforts…

Move Over talking points

TALKING POINTS Move over for utility workers   In 2011 the state’s Move Over law was revised to not only include police, firefighters and other first responders, but utility workers as well. Lineworkers have a dangerous job.…

Haslam signs broadband bill during ceremony in Brownsville

Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday, May 16, participated in a ceremonial signing of the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act, legislation that will expand broadband access in rural Tennessee by allowing electric cooperatives to provide retail service…

Broadband – What do we do now?

Gov. Bill Haslam on Tuesday, May 16, participated in a ceremonial signing of the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act, legislation that will expand broadband access in rural Tennessee by allowing electric cooperatives to provide retail service…