Power-up outlet free

As smartphones and other electronics take on a more prominent role in our lives, it’s important to ensure these devices don’t run out of power. While finding an outlet in a building is easy, what do you do without access to one? Whether…

Co-ops applaud House Business and Utilities Subcommittee for passage of Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act

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NASHVILLE – Members of the House Business and Utilities Subcommittee today passed the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act (H.B. 0529) on a unanimous vote. The legislation now moves on to the full committee for consideration on Wednesday,…

Broadband Act passes subcommittee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Co-ops applaud House Business and Utilities Subcommittee for passage of Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act NASHVILLE – Members of the House Business and Utilities Subcommittee today passed the Tennessee Broadband…

Storms impact Tennessee co-ops

NASHVILLE – Storms that moved through the volunteer state overnight left more than 10,000 co-op members without power. Crews are working to restore service to all co-op members affected. Cumberland Electric Membership Corporation Fewer than…

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-op Statement on election of Howorth as TVA Chair

[NASHVILLE] –The Tennessee Valley Authority announced today that Richard Howorth was named chair-elect of the board of directors. Howorth will follow Lynn Evans as chair when her board term expires in May. “Richard Howorth has a great…

Co-ops support Governor's Broadband Accessibility Act

[NASHVILLE] – Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association CEO David Callis issued the following statement on the introduction of HB 0529 and SB 1215 earlier this week. “Rural and suburban Tennessee have a great need for expanded high speed…

Rural broadband discussed during electric co-op day on the hill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Rural broadband discussed during electric co-op day on the hill NASHVILLE – Governor Bill Haslam welcomed a group from [CO-OP NAME] to Nashville on Tuesday, Jan. 30. [DIRECTOR NAMES] and [CO-OP STAFF NAMES AND TITLES]…

State of the State address highlights role co-ops play in rural broadband

NASHVILLE – Tennessee’s 23 electric cooperatives listened to the Governor’s State of the State address on Monday, Jan. 30, with interest as he outlined the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act. The plan outlines efforts to expand broadband…