Seven States Directors Tour CHP Plant

The Seven States Power Corp. (7SPC) board of directors met March 19 in Chattanooga, after which several 7SPC directors toured a combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant at that city’s largest hospital. “As more members explore CHP technology, Seven States staff is sharing...

TVPPA Board Approves Nominations

Meeting March 18 in Chattanooga, the TVPPA board of directors approved nominations of individuals to seats on three ad hoc nominating committees – for at-large directors, board officers and the Distinguished Service Award. In other business, the board took up...

Crawford DSA Nominations due April 8

TVPPA is taking nominations for its highest individual honor, Richard C. Crawford Distinguished Service Award. Nomination forms were sent to district chairs March 6. Nominations are traditionally made by districts, though nominations from TVPPA-member utilities and...

Kilbride Nominated for TVA Board Seat

President Trump has nominated Chattanoogan Bill Kilbride for a seat on the TVA board of directors. Kilbride took the helm of the Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce in 2014 and retired from that post in 2017. He took that post having retired from Mohawk Industries,...

Haney Succeeds Peek at Cookeville ED

Carl Haney has succeeded Tony Peek as director at Cookeville, Tenn., ED. Haney, who’s scheduled to mark his 25th year at the utility in 2019, took over for Peek in February. Peek retired, closing the book on a 44-year career at Cookeville ED. Cookeville City Manager...

Senate Confirms Ryder for TVA Board

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Memphis attorney John Ryder for a seat on the TVA board of directors. Ryder was nominated last year by President Trump, but the Senate didn’t act on the nomination. Trump put Ryder forward again earlier this year; the Senate...