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A power bill payment scam has hit the Columbia area of Duck River Electric Membership Corporation’s service area. This fraud appears to be aimed at small businesses, especially gas stations, small markets, and convenience stores. Owners and employees are informed by the caller that their DREMC...

It has come to our attention that DREMC has become the victim of a spoofing attempt.  An outside company, in this case, a credit card company, is using a DREMC number to portray that the cooperative is initiating the call; however, once the member answers,...

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,...

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...