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Founded in 1936, MTE is the largest electric cooperative in the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) region and the second largest in the United States, serving more than 750,000 Tennesseans via 320,000+ accounts covering nearly 2,200 square miles in 11 Middle Tennessee counties, primarily Rutherford, Cannon, Williamson and Wilson. Municipalities served include Murfreesboro, Franklin, Brentwood, Smyrna, La Vergne, Lebanon and Mt. Juliet. MTE employs 520 people in seven local offices and its Murfreesboro corporate headquarters.

MTE’s subsidiary, United Communications, is a nationally recognized broadband company with a fiber network spanning more than 1,200 route miles providing high-speed internet and other services to portions of Williamson, Rutherford, Marshall, Bedford, Franklin and Davidson counties. 

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Office: 615-494-1506
Mobile: 615-406-3215

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Office: 615-494-0407
Mobile: 615-566-2258

Recent Press Releases

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Rolling Blackouts Threaten Across U.S., but not MTE or TVA

Middle Tennessee Electric President and CEO Chris Jones praised the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) reliability as a

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Tennessee Partners Launch ‘Second-Life’ Battery Storage Project as Electric Vehicle Adoption Grows

Nissan, Middle Tennessee Electric, UT-Oak Ridge Innovation Institute, Tennessee State University and Seven States Power

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Energy tips ahead of June 2022 anticipated hot weather

Middle Tennessee Electric shares energy-saving tips ahead of record temperatures next week With temperatures in Middle

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TVA Fuel Cost Adjustment will add to summer electric bills

MTE provides tips to help its members lower usage MTE members can expect higher than normal bills this summer as the Te

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Linemen Rodeo 2022

MTE Makes Strong Showing at Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo Logan Barber, Nolan Farris win best overall lineman, apprent

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MTE Named 2022 Tree Line USA Utility

Middle Tennessee Electric Named 2022 Tree Line USA Utility by Arbor Day Foundation The Arbor Day Foundation has named M