Middle Tennessee EMC to buy Murfreesboro ED

The Murfreesboro, Tenn., City Council voted 6-1 on Thursday, Jan. 9 to sell Murfreesboro ED (MED) to Middle Tennessee EMC (MTEMC). The vote clears the way for MTEMC, also based in Murfreesboro, to buy its municipal counterpart for $202 million to be paid over 15 years...

Electrical Engineer

Appalachian Electric Cooperative (AEC) seeks an experienced Electrical Engineer in our New Market, Tenn., office. The Electrical Engineer participates in the planning, engineering, operation and maintenance of AEC’s transmission, substation, and distribution...

TVPPA Directors Approve Funding, Budget

The TVPPA Board of Directors took a number of actions in its final quarterly meeting of 2019, including a vote to approve TVPPA’s 2020 budget. Meeting Dec. 9 in Chattanooga, the board also: • Approved two requests from the TVPPA Rates & Pricing Committee; one...

Athens, Tenn., UB Linemen Pull Off Rooftop Rescue

What started out as a routine run for three Athens, Tenn., UB linemen turned out to be anything but. Athens UB journeymen Abe Aziz, Josh Finnell and Dickie Slack were headed out to replace street lights Nov. 27 when they saw a house engulfed in flames – and another...

Partin Elected to NRECA Board

Mike Partin, president & CEO at Sequachee Valley EC, South Pittsburg, Tenn., has been elected to the NRECA Board of Directors. Partin was elected Nov. 25 in Nashville, at the TECA Annual Meeting. He succeeds Tom Purkey of Middle Tennessee EMC, Murfreesboro,...