2018

SmartCharge Nashville to help prepare Middle Tennessee for growing power demand from electric vehicle drivers

Middle Tennessee EV drivers called upon to participate in volunteer study

Murfreesboro, Tenn. -- The Tennessee Valley Authority with Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation, FleetCarma and Nashville Electric Service launched SmartCharge Nashville on Sept. 12.  This project is a voluntary study in and around the Nashville area to understand how the city can prepare for a growing number of electric vehicles.

Middle Tennessee Electric crews respond to Hurricane Florence in North Carolina

Three, five-man line crews and a mobile mechanic from Middle Tennessee Electric are on their way to North Carolina to join efforts to restore power in the wake of Hurricane Florence.

The 16 employees and ten trucks will depart from the electric cooperative's Lebanon office at 8 a.m. Thursday; their destination is Raleigh, N.C., before heading on to Newport, N.C. to assist Carteret-Craven Electric Membership Corporation in restoration efforts.

State’s Largest Electric Cooperative Partners with Local Internet Service Provider to Expand Broadband in Underserved Middle Tennessee Counties 

Nashville, Tenn. – August 24, 2018 – Middle Tennessee Electric, the state’s largest electric cooperative, and United Communications, Middle Tennessee’s leading provider of fiber and fixed wireless internet services, today announced that they have partnered to expand broadband access to underserved areas across seven counties in Tennessee. 

MTEMC Linemen compete in 2018 Linemen Rodeo

Thirteen linemen from Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation participated in the 21st Annual Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo June 29-30 at Miller Coliseum in Murfreesboro. The annual event draws teams from utilities across the Tennessee Valley to compete in a variety of events. The annual event drew more than 165 linemen from 35 utilities across multiple states, including Alabama, Colorado, Georgia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and Tennessee to compete in a variety of events.

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