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August 22, 2014

DREMC peak could occur Saturday or Sunday; Beat the Peak to be activated on both days

A sizzling weekend appears to be in store for most of Middle Tennessee, with heat indices that could reach 100 degrees, Duck River EMC (DREMC) plans to activate its residential demand response program, Beat the Peak, on Saturday and Sunday in an effort to reduce electricity use and avoid wholesale power cost penalties from the READ MORE

August 18, 2014

Cooper retains seat on DREMC Board with 274-vote margin

Barry Cooper retained his Zone 4 seat on the Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) Board of Directors by defeating petition candidate Arthur “Ozzie” Howard by a margin of 274 votes – 330 to 56 — in the election held Aug. 11-15 at the co-op’s Shelbyville District office Cooper claimed 74 percent of the votes READ MORE

August 14, 2014

Utilities agree to feasibility study of possible merger

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC), headquartered in Shelbyville, Tenn., and Mount Pleasant Power System (MPPS), serving Mount Pleasant, Tenn., have agreed to begin the feasibility study of a possible merger. In a joint announcement, representatives of each utility said this is a preliminary step with no commitment made by either party except to explore READ MORE