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July 21, 2016

Peak demand alerts over next two days from 3-5 p.m.

Sweltering conditions caused by a major heat wave across the TVA region will result in Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) activating Beat the Peak™ from 3-5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, July 22-23. High temperatures forecasted for Friday and Saturday could reach the upper 90s, with heat indices well above 100 degrees due to READ MORE

July 19, 2016

State report says electric co-ops could help to improve broadband access in Tennessee

A report detailing the availability of broadband access in rural Tennessee says electric cooperatives are “well positioned to offer [this] service” and suggests the state should consider lifting restrictions that keep co-ops from providing fiber-optic infrastructure to their members. The Tennessee Department of Economic and Community Development released the results of a comprehensive study on READ MORE

July 15, 2016

Pokemon GO and high voltage don’t mix

The Pokemon GO mobile game craze sweeping the nation has now raised public safety concerns and produced warnings from law enforcement and utilities. Players have been involved in minor mishaps such as tripping, running into walls or trees, and falling off bikes and skateboards due to inattention while focusing on the augmented reality game. Auto READ MORE