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NRECA Awards MTE CEO National Communications Award

Middle Tennessee Electric's CEO Chris Jones received the 2022 J.C. Brown CEO Communication Leadership Award. The National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) presented Jones the award at the organization’s CEO Close-Up Conference Jan. 10 in Phoenix....

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February Brings TVPPA All-Member Meeting, Legal Conference

TVPPA's All-Member Meeting will be held on Wednesday, February 2 at the Marriott Cool Springs in Franklin, Tenn., beginning at 1 p.m.CT/2 p.m. ET. Topics covered will include a State of the Association address by President and CEO Doug Peters as well as an update on...

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TVPPA and Partners to Host Fiber Symposium

TVPPA’s Fiber Deployment Advisory Group along with industry partners Graybar and Corning will host Plan It! Build It! Connect It! Bringing High-Speed Internet to America, a one-day fiber symposium being held on Tuesday, February 1 at the Marriott Cool Springs in...

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Federal Grant Information Now Available on TVPPA Web Site

TVPPA has launched a new members-only federal grant repository where TVPPA members can find up-to-date information on available grants related to public power infrastructure, EVs, broadband expansion, job training, renewable energy and carbon reduction. Working in...

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Two Long-Time Valley Leaders Announce Retirements

Ronny Rowland, General Manager of Prentiss County Electric Power Association and Prentiss Connect, the cooperative’s broadband subsidiary, announced his retirement from the cooperative on Friday, December 2. It will be effective December 31. Rowland began working for...

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MLConnect Broadband Reaches Further into Rural Areas

TVPPA member Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative (MLEC) is in the process of constructing main line fiber in rural Hickman, Lewis and Perry counties for Meriwether Lewis Connect (MLConnect) with a goal to be doing in-home/business installations of fast, affordable,...

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TVPPA Hot Topics Webinar Series Launches October 26

Join TVPPA for our new "hot topics" webinar series. Launching on Tuesday, October 26 at 10 a.m., this informative series will introduce you to a variety of subject matter experts who will share knowledge and help get you up to speed on a range of emerging topics that...

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2021 Power Play Golf Tournament Winners Announced

Dan Rodamaker of Gibson Electric Membership Corporation, Chip Nanney of Irby Co. and Mark Yates of TVA teamed up to win first place at the 2021 Power Play Golf Tournament.   Held at the Holston Hills Country Club in Knoxville, Tenn. on Monday, September 20, the annual...

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TVA Featured on United States Mint 2022 $1 Coin

TVA will be featured on the $1 Coin from the United States Mint (Mint) as part of the designs for the 2022 American Innovation $1 Coin Program. The coin series, launched in 2018, honors innovation from each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and the five U.S....

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2021 Lineman Rodeo Held in Jackson, Tenn.

The 2021 Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo, hosted by Jackson Energy Authority, kicked off on Friday, September 17 in Jackson, Tennessee for two days of friendly competition and awards. Lineman apprentices, journeyman teams of three, individual linemen and senior...

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