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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,...

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...

Part of the 150th anniversary celebration of Jack Daniel’s in Lynchburg, Tenn., included the official opening of Barrel House 1-14 and the reconstructed Motlow House. The opening of these buildings was commemorated with a ribbon-cutting ceremony July 13 and special remarks by Gov. Bill Haslam. The...

Due to our fiscal year ending June 30, 2016, it is necessary for Duck River EMC to perform final reporting for the year. Therefore, the electric bill online payment system will be unavailable Saturday , July 2, due to year-end update.   During this time...

No interruption of service will occur for more than 7,000 Comcast cable TV and Internet subscribers in Franklin and Moore counties after the company paid delinquent pole attachment rental fees owed to Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC). Earlier this month, DREMC put Comcast on notice...

A fierce storm rolled across the Duck River Electric Membership Corporation territory late Wednesday afternoon and into the evening.  The storm came out of the northwest and dropped significant rainfall and was accompanied by damaging winds and lightning.  During the storm and throughout the night,...

“Whistling Through Wartrace,” a feature that Duck River Electric Membership Corporation Member Relations Specialist Claire Sellers wrote for the January edition of The Tennessee Magazine, won third place in the “Excellence in Communication” national contest sponsored by the Cooperative Communicators Association (CCA). CCA is an organization...

Very hot and humid conditions into next week mean high demand for electricity due to air conditioning across the region. Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) plans to activate Beat the Peak™ and take other actions to reduce power consumption on Monday, June 13, when...