High temps mean high energy use

TVA requests cut back from Noon - 8 p.m.


Summer heat is expected to continue across the region this week, driving up demand for the reliable energy TVA and local power companies like Meriwether Lewis Electric Cooperative supply.

TVA builds margins into the system planning to help ensure the power grid remains stable and secure during high demand periods, even with the increased load and economic growth seen in the pandemic recovery.

High power demand – especially during the peak hours of Noon to 8 p.m. – directly contributes to higher future power bills so, to help save money, TVA encourages consumers and businesses to join th...

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