Author: gina warren

[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="1/2"][vc_column_text]The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated (a TVA retiree organization), recently awarded five schools in the Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) service area grants totaling $21,500 for STEM (science, technology, engineering,...

[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][vc_column_text]Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) is joining efforts with the Tennessee Environmental Council for the Tennessee Tree Day event on March 21. Tennessee Tree Day is an annual event that encourages Tennessee residents to order, plant and...

[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]More than 200 electric cooperative members from across Tennessee were in Nashville Feb. 4 for the legislative conference asking for commonsense rules to protect the state’s electric lineworkers. Representatives from DREMC met with nine lawmakers throughout the day...

[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][vc_column_text]Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) invites its members to attend one of the six, free Home Energy Workshops to be held in March across its service area. The workshops are designed to teach attendees ways to lower...

[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]DREMC invites high school juniors across the cooperative’s service area to participate in this year’s Washington Youth Tour Writing Contest by describing in 900 words or less how electric cooperatives give their communities “The Power to Be.”...

Storms with high winds left the DREMC area with three broken poles and over 1,800 members without electricity across the service area. Hardest hit areas were Cowan, Sewanee and Lynchburg. Over 400 remain without power. Extra staff has been called in to help coordinate and speed restoration...

[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] Proceeds from the plates to fund non-profit that supports lineworkers and their families following an injury or fatality The state of Tennessee recently released a specialty license plate that honors the service and sacrifice of Tennessee’s electric lineworkers....

As the weather turns cooler, it’s time to prepare your home for winter. Frigid temperatures, arctic winds, snow, sleet and ice are just around the corner. Take steps now to winterize your home, and you’ll not only stay cozy all winter long, you’ll also save energy...

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) made a year-long commitment to educate and inform their consumer-members about their Co-op Connections discount program and their mobile app. According to the electric cooperative, the Co-op Connections card, provided free to DREMC electric consumers, provides discounts at many...

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) has scheduled a six-hour planned voltage conversion for members living in the Lynchburg area on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. The conversion, scheduled from 8:00 a.m. until approximately 2:00 p.m., will result in a power outage and is necessary to convert...