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Founded in 1936, Middle Tennessee Electric is the largest electric co-op in Tennessee, serving more than 500,000 Tennesseans via 230,000+ accounts covering 2,100 square miles in 11 middle Tennessee counties, primarily Rutherford, Cannon, Williamson, and Wilson counties. Municipalities served include Franklin, Smyrna, Lavergne, Lebanon, and Mt. Juliet. MTE employs 420 people in 6 local offices and its Murfreesboro corporate headquarters.

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Recent Press Releases

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Middle Tennessee Electric Sends Line Crews to Louisiana to Aid Hurricane Laura Clean-Up and Restoration

Murfreesboro, Tenn.

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Middle Tennessee Electric adds two new subdistricts and two new Board Members

Murfreesboro, Tenn. – During the 2020 Annual Meeting held virtually Aug.

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MED merger with MTE Finalized

MURFREESBORO, TN – The merger between the Murfreesboro Electric Department (MED) and Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) bec

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MTE and MED Rates 25% below National Average

The latest data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) show MTE & MED residential consumers see energy prices below the national average.

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Sunday’s severe weather results in widespread electric service outages.

Residents in many Middle Tennessee communities experienced power outages overnight due to a line of severe thunderstorms and 70+ mph straight-line winds that passed through the area late Sunday afternoon.

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United Communications receives $1.3 million to provide service to Eagleville

United Communications Awarded $1.3 million through the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Grant to provide service to the Eagleville Community in Rutherford County