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What are the facts? Rural Tennesseans need expanded broadband Internet connections. Tennessee’s Electric cooperatives can help solve this problem, but state law has to change first. IF the law changes, DREMC wants to be part of the solution by constructing a fiber-optic loop throughout our service...

It has come to our attention that one of our DREMC members has been contacted by someone claiming to be a representative of the cooperative requesting payment. The member was threatened with disconnection if payment wasn't made. Fortunately, the member became suspicious and hung up. Do...

It has come to our attention that one of our members has been contacted by someone claiming to represent DREMC soliciting this member to sign up for bank draft. DREMC does not telemarket this service.  If you are interested in signing up for bank draft,...

Forecasts indicate the upcoming frigid weekend will be capped by one of the coldest nights of the winter so far. A projected morning low of around 15 degrees on Monday, Jan. 9, combined with higher electricity demand due to home heating, could produce a monthly...

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...