Construction Progresses at Middle Tennessee Electric's Main Campus

Oct 18, 2022 at 06:56 pm by WGNS Radio News

Murfreesboro, Tenn.— Construction of new facilities at Middle Tennessee Electric’s (MTE) Main Campus on New Salem Highway continues to progress. These facilities w.... Read More
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UPDATE: Downed Utility Poles and Power Lines After Excavator Vs. Pole Incident Occurred

Aug 26, 2022 at 03:53 pm by WGNS

UPDATED: (Murfreesboro, TN) During the mid-morning hours on Friday, a track hoe in the area of Highway 99 near the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office struck a powerline..... Read More

Murfreesboro looks to community leaders for management and distribution of Sale of Murfreesboro Electric proceeds

Jul 12, 2022 at 06:04 pm by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — Qualified citizens are encouraged to apply for appointments to the Community Investment Trust’s Board of Trustees and its Committee on C.... Read More

Murfreesboro Approves Middle Tennessee Electric Land Swap - Closing Date of Dec. 30, 2022

Jun 29, 2022 at 07:47 am by WGNS

Middle Tennessee Electric and the City of Murfreesboro look to be moving forward with a proposed land exchange, allowing the utility provider to be closer to I-840. This will.... Read More

WGNS Radio Tower / Transmitter Without Power - Multiple Addresses Impacted by Random Outages Friday

Jun 17, 2022 at 03:11 pm by WGNS

  UPDATE - Back at Full Power: The WGNS Radio Tower and Transmitter were without power Friday afternoon, after strong winds downed trees on the electric lines leading to.... Read More

TVA Fuel Cost Adjustment will add to summer electric bills

Jun 08, 2022 at 11:00 am by WGNS

MTE members can expect higher than normal bills this summer as the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Fuel Cost Adjustment charge remains up, thanks primarily to much hi.... Read More

City of Murfreesboro / Middle Tennessee Electric Land Swap still under review - Could potentially equal new park and a new MTE Headquarters

Mar 22, 2022 at 10:18 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO – The City of Murfreesboro and Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) continue to examine the idea of a land swap. The trade would consist of the electric pro.... Read More

Middle Tennessee Electric Named 2022 Tree Line USA Utility by Arbor Day Foundation

Mar 04, 2022 at 11:09 am by WGNS

The Arbor Day Foundation has named Middle Tennessee Electric a 2022 Tree Line USA® utility to honor its commitment to proper tree pruning, planting and care in t.... Read More

Now is the time to make sure your home is not drafty and instead, energy efficient

Mar 01, 2022 at 10:32 am by WGNS

Now is the time to prepare your home for the future, both for hot weather and cold weather. Amy Byers with Middle Tennessee Electric stated…Middle Tennessee Electric ha.... Read More

MTE continues to offer payment options as members receive higher bills due to the cold weather

Feb 15, 2022 at 07:20 am by WGNS

The recent wave of extreme cold weather has led to a wave of increased energy bills for many Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) members.Heating and cooling costs can account for.... Read More

Is an electric vehicle the right car for you in Rutherford County, TN?

Feb 09, 2022 at 10:04 am by WGNS News

Many people have thought about the electric vehicle route when buying a new car, but is it the right direction for you daily commute? Amy Byers with Middle Tennessee Electric.... Read More

UPDATE: Talks about the City of Murfreesboro and Middle Tennessee Electric Land Swap Continue

Jan 25, 2022 at 05:15 pm by WGNS

The City of Murfreesboro and Middle Tennessee Electric continue to research the idea of a proposed land swap.Amy Byers with Middle Tennessee Electric told WGNS NEWS...The ut.... Read More

Tennessee has 10.3 EV charging stations per vehicle, below U.S. average

Nov 05, 2021 at 03:00 pm by WGNS

Encouraging the adoption of electric vehicles is a high priority for many policymakers and environmentalists concerned with how to limit carbon emissions. President Joe Biden.... Read More

Community Investment Study Group Regarding Funds from Sale of Murfreesboro Electric Resumes Sept. 30th

Sep 22, 2021 at 11:09 am by WGNS

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. — The Community Investment Study Group will meet Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021, to hear a presentation from chairman Rick LaLance and continue develo.... Read More

Vehicle damages TVA transmission line causing 10K to Lose Power in Murfreesboro

Sep 03, 2021 at 03:36 pm by Producer

Murfreesboro, Tenn – Residents and business in the Blackman and Gateway areas of Murfreesboro experienced a power outage today for several hours. At approximately 11:15.... Read More

REMINDER: Annual Middle Tennessee Electric Meeting to be Virtual

Aug 17, 2021 at 06:48 pm by WGNS

The community is nearing the annual date of the Middle Tennessee Electric meeting, which will be on Saturday, August 28, 2021. Amy Byers, spokesperson for the electr.... Read More

Annual Member Meeting for Middle Tennessee Electric

Aug 11, 2021 at 10:30 am by WGNS

The annual Middle Tennessee Electric meeting will take place in Murfreesboro at the end of this month. Reports indicate that due to the new strain COVID and growing concern of.... Read More

Tennessee Residents Pay 6th Highest Electric Bills

Aug 06, 2021 at 01:30 pm by WGNS

Summer brings with it two certainties: rising temperatures and rising electric bills. Locally, electricity accounts for about 70% of utility bill costs in Tennessee, whil.... Read More

Tips on Saving Energy during Hot Days in Rutherford County

Jul 27, 2021 at 10:59 am by WGNS

Many Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) members are surprised to see their electric bills soar along side the temperature in the hottest months of the year. When sweltering heat.... Read More

State Parks, Rivian Partner on Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Jul 21, 2021 at 06:00 pm by WGNS

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) announced today it is partnering with electric vehicle (EV) automaker and automotive technology company Rivian.... Read More