Seven States Sets Annual Meeting

The Annual Meeting of the Seven States Power Corp. (7SPC) is set for Nov. 30 in Smyrna, TN. Speaking to 7SPC’s Board of Directors during its Sept. 18 meeting in Chattanooga, TN, Vice President Betsey Kirk McCall said the meeting would be at Smyrna’s...

TVPPA Board Renames Advisory Group

Meeting Sept. 17 in Chattanooga, TN, the TVPPA Board of Directors voted to change the name of a key advisory group. TVPPA’s directors voted unanimously to change the name of the Regulatory Advisory Group to the Contract Compliance Advisory Group. Huntsville, AL,...

The Valley Responds

TVPPA-member line crews from all over the Valley have worked and are working to restore power in parts of the Carolinas crippled by Hurricane Florence. Here’s a partial list of TVPPA-member utilities that sent help: Appalachian EC, New Market, TN Athens, TN, UB...

TVPPA Welcomes Melinda Harris

TVPPA has named Melinda Harris to the position of corporate data analyst. While Harris will be working primarily with TVPPA Strategic Energy Solutions, rates and pricing, she’ll also be bringing her expertise to bear on behalf of Seven States Power Corp. “We’re...

TVA’s Grimes Announces Retirement

TVA Chief Generating Officer Joe Grimes has announced plans to retire Nov. 1. With his retirement, Grimes would close the book on a 40-year career. He spent the last five of those years at TVA, having signed on in 2013 as chief nuclear officer. In a statement, TVA...

Peters: TVPPA, TVA Need New ‘Model’

TVPPA and TVA will require a “new business model” to best serve the Valley in the future. So said TVPPA President/CEO Doug Peters at an Aug. 22 TVA Board of Directors meeting in Knoxville, TN. The centerpiece of the meeting was the TVA board’s approval of a FY2019...