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Murfreesboro Schools See Big Donation
Murfreesboro Schools See Big Donation

Almost $10,000 for STEM education projects: The Tennessee Valley Authority, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated (a TVA retiree organization), and Murfreesboro Electric Bradley Academy and Mitchell-Neilson Elementary were awarded almost $10,000 for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) education projects.

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Tennessee Members of Congress Urge Administration to Reconsider Proposal to Sell TVA Transmission Lines
Tennessee Members of Congress Urge Administration to Reconsider Proposal to Sell TVA Transmission Lines

"We strongly oppose the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) proposal to sell the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) transmission assets."

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TVA Provides Electricity to Local Electric Providers Taps New Board of Directors Member
TVA Provides Electricity to Local Electric Providers Taps New Board of Directors Member

The TVA, which generates and sells electricity to providers like Murfreesboro Electric and Middle Tennessee Electric, both based in Murfreesboro, has a new leader on their board of directors.

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New TVA Center to Be Built
New TVA Center to Be Built

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it'll build a $300 million system operations center in the state as part of upgrades to its power grid but some residents have complained the federal utility hasn't been transparent.

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TVA Approves Rate Increase
TVA Approves Rate Increase

The Tennessee Valley Authority is all set for another year, as their Board of Directors approved a $10.55 billion budget Wednesday, which begins October 1.

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The white of the water stirs and swarms as those kayaking power the rapids
The white of the water stirs and swarms as those kayaking power the rapids

There was lots of action on the Ocoee River this weekend. The river flows through the Southern Appalachian Mountains of the Southeastern United States. Whitewater competitions got underway this past Friday.

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Lineman Rodeo in Murfreesboro was this past Weekend
Lineman Rodeo in Murfreesboro was this past Weekend

If you're looking for an interesting and unique weekend adventure here in Murfreesboro, head over to the Tennessee Miller Coliseum on West Thompson Lane. Middle Tennessee Electric is sponsoring this event and there are no fees for parking or admission.

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Report: TN Consumers Paying for Luxury Jets and Choppers for TVA
Report: TN Consumers Paying for Luxury Jets and Choppers for TVA

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) customers are footing the bill for an estimated $40 million worth of luxury jets and a Mercedes Benz helicopter, according to public records from the Federal Aviation Administration registry, which details TVA purchases over the last two years.

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TVA Has Low Interest Loans to pay for NEW HVAC Systems in your home
TVA Has Low Interest Loans to pay for NEW HVAC Systems in your home

Are you in need of a new heating and air system, but questioning how you might pay for it? Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Electric told WGNS that the TVA has low interest loans available to pay for such installations.

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Middle Tennessee sets electric usage record this week
Middle Tennessee sets electric usage record this week

On Wednesday (1/17/18), there was an all-time usage record of 706 gigawatt-hours of electricity, which is enough to power Las Vegas for over 88 days.

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Turn your heater to the 60 degree range during cold weather
Turn your heater to the 60 degree range during cold weather

The TVA and Murfreesboro Electric are working together in asking residents to voluntarily turn down their heaters if they are electric.

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Local Electric Providers say drop your thermostat to 60 degrees
Local Electric Providers say drop your thermostat to 60 degrees

The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking local electric providers to make a plea to their customers to conserve energy as the temperature dips into the single digits at night.

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TVA Bird Watching Count between Now and Jan. 5th
TVA Bird Watching Count between Now and Jan. 5th

Did you know that the U.S. Christmas bird counts reported 641 species during last year's Audubon Christmas Bird Count?

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TVA Fuel Costs are down
TVA Fuel Costs are down

The wholesale cost for September's TVA monthly fuel cost, starting with bills on Sept. 1st, will be at the lowest amount since May 2016.

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Rates will be lower for energy in Tennessee, but your utility bill will be higher
Rates will be lower for energy in Tennessee, but your utility bill will be higher

While the rates maybe lower, your bill will likely be higher. Amy Byers with Murfreesboro Electric explained, "Bills will be higher due to the increase..."

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Two Local MTEMC Linemen Compete
Two Local MTEMC Linemen Compete

Two MTEMC linemen from the Murfreesboro team were a part of the 20th Annual Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo in Huntsville, Alabama on June 9th and 10th.

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Will electric rates go up in Murfreesboro
Will electric rates go up in Murfreesboro

Will electric rates go up in the City of Murfreesboro? Well, that question can partially be answered by the TVA who supplies electricity to Murfreesboro Electric.

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Keep Cool, Save Money with Hot Weather Energy Tips
Keep Cool, Save Money with Hot Weather Energy Tips

The thermometer is expected to be near record-setting territory by mid-week and the Tennessee Valley Authority is already working with your local power company to ensure that the power keeps flowing when you need it the most.

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COOL: Take a tour of the Center Hill Lake Dam this summer
COOL: Take a tour of the Center Hill Lake Dam this summer

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District is offering the public free guided tours this summer of the Center Hill Dam Power Plant.

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Cold Weather: TVA Asks Power Consumers to Voluntarily Reduce Electricity Use
Cold Weather: TVA Asks Power Consumers to Voluntarily Reduce Electricity Use

The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking for a voluntary reduction in electricity use until Thursday afternoon as a result of frigid temperatures causing high demand across the Southeast.

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Murfreesboro has been designated as a Valley Sustainable Gold Level Community
Murfreesboro has been designated as a Valley Sustainable Gold Level Community

The City of Murfreesboro has been designated as a Valley Sustainable Gold Level Community in one of Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) economic development programs.

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Electric Rates on the Rise in Middle Tennessee
Electric Rates on the Rise in Middle Tennessee

The Tennessee Valley Authority will raise electric rates by 1.5 percent in October, marking the second consecutive year of such a rate increase.

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Tennessee Valley Authority had an $81 million loss
Tennessee Valley Authority had an $81 million loss

The Tennessee Valley Authority had an $81 million loss during the third quarter, much larger than the $12 million loss sustained by the power provider during the same period in 2013.

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The Temps will Drop to 5-Degrees Thursday Night - Are You Prepared?

The TVA, Murfreesboro Electric and Middle Tennessee Electric are prepared for the upcoming nights that will bring with them a drop in temperatures, all the way down to 5-degrees. Are you ready for it? If you are in need of a blanket, WGNS has large (new) wool blankets that we will be happy to bring your way while supplies last, just call 893-5373. 

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Cost of Your Electric Bill May Go DOWN
Cost of Your Electric Bill May Go DOWN
our electric bill may soon be going DOWN. The drop is due to an unusually wet summer, according to the TVA.
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BIG BUCKS: TVA CEO Paid Close to $6,000,000 in 9-Months Time
BIG BUCKS: TVA CEO Paid Close to $6,000,000 in 9-Months Time
The Tennessee Valley Authority says in a filing that it paid Chief Executive Officer Bill Johnson $5.9 million during his nine months on the job in fiscal year 2013.
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Labor Unions Standing Up for the TVA to Keep It Public as Opposed to Private
Labor Unions Standing Up for the TVA to Keep It Public as Opposed to Private
Labor unions representing more than 13 million American workers have joined the fight to prevent the transfer of the publicly-funded Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to private interests.
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FOR SALE: The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

“There is today no federal taxpayer subsidy for TVA, period. There is by law no federal taxpayer liability for TVA debt. And after deducting its debt, selling TVA would probably cost taxpayers money.” – Lamar Alexander

 

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