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Mother Nature is pitching a double-whammy of frigid temperatures at the Middle Tennessee region this Thursday and Friday, Dec. 15-16. The mercury will dip into the teens both mornings, causing greater demand for electricity and the possibility of a new monthly peak. Duck River Electric Membership...

Forecasts call for temperatures in the low 20s or high teens on Friday morning, Dec. 9, prompting Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) to call for voluntary demand reduction measures through Beat the Peak™. Emails and texts will be sent to thousands of co-op members, alerting...

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation President and CEO Michael Watson has been elected to the Board of Trustees for the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association (TECA). The announcement came at the organization’s 75thAnnual Meeting in Nashville last month. “We congratulate him,” said David Callis, TECA executive vice...

Crews from Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) are helping neighboring electric utilities restore electric service after severe storms and possible tornadoes left thousands of households and businesses in the dark. Linemen and trucks from DREMC’s Sewanee Service Center and the Lewisburg District were dispatched to...

Duck River EMC’s Cowan and Salem substations are currently offline due to the loss of TVA’s transmission feed. Approximately 3,360 DREMC members have lost power because of this. TVA is working to restore the power supply to these substations. DREMC crews are standing by in case...

Get ready to Beat the Peak™ early next week! Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) warns members that Monday morning’s predicted low temperatures could cause a demand peak for the month of November. The fall season’s first frigid period will descend on southern Middle Tennessee this...

All DREMC offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 9 so that all DREMC employees can attend a mandatory day-long training event. In the event of an emergency, there will be crews available....

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation’s Shelbyville Headquarters auditorium will be the site of a launch event this Saturday, Nov. 5, for South Central Tennessee Reconnect, a program that encourages adults with some post-secondary education to complete their degrees or certification requirements. The program kicks off at...

A tradition since 1974 sponsored by Duck River EMC and featuring Ann Throneberry will come full circle this month when the 42-year run of delicious baking, cooking, party planning and gifting comes to an end. Throneberry says this will be the last year of Holiday Foods....

An unseasonably warm autumn so far has not delivered temperatures normal for this time of year. This is why Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) expects a peak of record for the month to occur tomorrow, Oct. 18, when afternoon highs are forecasted in the...