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Duck River Electric Membership Corporation President and CEO Michael Watson has been elected to the Board of Trustees for the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association (TECA). The announcement came at the organization’s 75thAnnual Meeting in Nashville last month. “We congratulate him,” said David Callis, TECA executive vice...

Crews from Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) are helping neighboring electric utilities restore electric service after severe storms and possible tornadoes left thousands of households and businesses in the dark. Linemen and trucks from DREMC’s Sewanee Service Center and the Lewisburg District were dispatched to...

Duck River EMC’s Cowan and Salem substations are currently offline due to the loss of TVA’s transmission feed. Approximately 3,360 DREMC members have lost power because of this. TVA is working to restore the power supply to these substations. DREMC crews are standing by in case...

All DREMC offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 9 so that all DREMC employees can attend a mandatory day-long training event. In the event of an emergency, there will be crews available....

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation’s Shelbyville Headquarters auditorium will be the site of a launch event this Saturday, Nov. 5, for South Central Tennessee Reconnect, a program that encourages adults with some post-secondary education to complete their degrees or certification requirements. The program kicks off at...

A tradition since 1974 sponsored by Duck River EMC and featuring Ann Throneberry will come full circle this month when the 42-year run of delicious baking, cooking, party planning and gifting comes to an end. Throneberry says this will be the last year of Holiday Foods....

Duck River EMC has been recognized as a 5-Star Co-op by the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) “Co-ops Vote” program for efforts to promote this important get-out-the-vote campaign at various events and through print and social media outreach. ...

Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) linemen answered the call for help to restore power in in the wake of Hurricane Matthew, a category 3 storm that scraped the Atlantic coast of Florida on Friday after causing death and destruction in the Caribbean. Eight line workers...

The future of rural America in the 21st Century depends on broadband connectivity. This is why Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) has launched a broadband feasibility study in its service area. Information will be gathered from various sources, including surveys and meetings with business and...

Rate adjustments go into effect Oct. 1 for Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC) residential members and commercial-industrial accounts. In addition, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) will implement a wholesale rate increase. The TVA Board of Directors in September approved a 2% hike in the wholesale...