Concern for the community is one of the seven principles that guide electric cooperatives.
Co-ops are passionate about our communities
Electric cooperatives employ more than 1,000 Tennesseans and pay millions annually in state and local taxes, but our community involvement goes far beyond that. Electric cooperatives are engaged locally and strive to give back to our communities in real and meaningful ways.
The Young Leaders Conference educates young professionals about the benefits of cooperative business. Conference attendees are exposed to ideas and information that enables them to add value to their own businesses, form new niche cooperatives with others in their communities and meet the challenges of the future with cooperative marketing innovations.
An annual event that allows electric co-op employees to get their hands dirty making their communities better places to live. In the three-year history of this event, 1,236 employees have volunteered more than 3,100 hours to complete 75 individual projects in co-op communities across the state.