Author: gina warren

Forecasts indicate that Monday's temperatures will reach a projected afternoon high of 90 degrees, and combined with higher electricity demand due to home cooling, could produce a monthly peak for Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC). DREMC will activate Beat the Peak™ and implement other power...

Forecasts indicate that Friday afternoons temperatures will be one of the warmest afternoons of the month so far. A projected afternoon high of near 88 degrees combined with higher electricity demand due to home cooling, could produce a monthly peak for Duck River Electric Membership...

On Monday around 2:30 p.m., heavy rains took a toll on a small portion of the Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) service area in Bedford County, which resulted in a teamwork effort between electric co-op employees and the swift-water rescue crew from the Bedford...

Electric cooperative leaders took the voices of their members to Capitol Hill this week ensuring that our legislators understand the needs of rural Tennessee residents and other cooperative members across the nation. “From energy and economic development to broadband and rural commerce, electric co-ops have a...

[caption id="attachment_25440" align="alignright" width="296"] Fallen trees and limbs damage power lines resulting in many without power during last night's storm. Circled here is just one case of the damaged power lines across the area along Vaughn Lane in Cowan, TN.[/caption] Last night’s thunderstorm rumbled through the...

DREMC has been working on a project over the past several months to tie two substations together for improving reliability in Franklin County. To complete this power line upgrade, voltage conversions and switching must be completed, which will mean a three-hour power outage on Friday,...

Forecasts indicate that Wednesday morning’s temperature will be frigid. Morning lows around 27 degrees on Wednesday, March 14, combined with higher electricity demand due to home heating, could produce a monthly peak for Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC). The electric co-op plans to activate Beat...

Last week, Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) launched its newest youth education program, Experiments with Electricity, at Decherd Elementary School’s STEM Club after-school meeting. The students in the club, grades 3 through 5, learned how electricity is generated from our natural resources and how...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Forecasts indicate that Friday morning’s temperature will be frigid. Morning lows around 28 degrees on Friday, March 9, combined with higher electricity demand due to home heating, could produce a monthly peak for Duck River Electric Membership...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]Duck River EMC is hosting six free workshops in March to teach members how to make their homes more energy efficient and get the most from their energy dollars. At this time, all workshops are filled except the...