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About Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE)

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 325,000+ 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 1,700 route miles providing high-speed internet and other services to portions of Williamson, Wilson, Rutherford, Marshall, Bedford, Franklin and Davidson counties.

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Media Contacts

Larry Rose

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

Amy Byers

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

Recent Press Releases

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Press Release: December 24, 2022 12:00 pm

TVA ends requirement for MTE to interrupt power Murfreesboro, Tenn. – At approximately 10:30 a.m.

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Press Release: December 24, 2022

TVA Initiates Required Load Reduction Due to Severe Weather TVA announced today it is initiating ELPC Step 50 of the TV

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Press Release: December 22, 2022

MTE reminds members to prepare for extreme cold weather With the dangerously cold temperatures arriving tonight and rem

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Press Release: December 19, 2022

Middle Tennessee Electric encourages members to plan for frigid weather As colder temperatures settle in this week, Mid

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Press Release: December 1, 2022

Traffic Advisory for I-24 on Sunday, December 4th, 2022 from 6-10 a.m. Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) advises caution

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Press Release: November 10, 2022

Middle Tennessee Electric, Tennessee Environmental Council breaking ground on pollinator habitat  Murfreesboro, Tenn.—
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