The Middle Tennessee Electric Board of Directors unanimously approved an agreement Friday to merge the Murfreesboro Electric Department into the Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation (MTE). This action followed Thursday night's vote by the Murfreesboro City Council to approve the merger.
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.
"We strongly oppose the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) proposal to sell the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) transmission assets."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The TVA and Murfreesboro Electric are working together in asking residents to voluntarily turn down their heaters if they are electric.
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.
Did you know that the U.S. Christmas bird counts reported 641 species during last year's Audubon Christmas Bird Count?
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.
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..."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Tennessee Valley Authority will raise electric rates by 1.5 percent in October, marking the second consecutive year of such a rate increase.
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.
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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