Public Power

American Public Power Association (APPA)

The American Public Power Association was created in 1940 as a non-profit, non partisan organization to advance the public policy interests of its members and their consumers, and to provide member services to ensure adequate, reliable electricity at a reasonable price with the proper protection of the environment. Visit

Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association
The Middle Tennessee Industrial Development Association is an economic development agency founded by the electric cooperative and municipal power systems in Middle Tennessee. MTIDA represents and promotes industrial development in 38 Middle Tennessee counties stretching from the Kentucky border to the Alabama state line guided by a board of directors. MTIDA provide plant location services in cooperation with the State of Tennessee Department of Economic Development and Tennessee Valley Authority. Visit

Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association (TECA)

The Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association represents 23 individual power distributors that together provide electric service to some 1.1 million homes. Visit

Tennessee Municipal Electric Power Association
The Tennessee Municipal Electric Power Association is a membership  association of all 60 municipal Electric Power Providers of Tennessee serving over 2.1 million houses and businesses which included over 70% of the electric consumers in the State of Tennessee. Visit

Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA)
Tennessee Valley Public Power Association is a non profit service organization for municipal utilities and rural electric cooperatives in the TVA service area in Tennessee. Visit

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

Tennessee Valley is a federally owned corporation in the United States created by congressional charters in May 1933 to provide navigation.  It is the nation's largest public power provider. TVA's power service territory includes most of Tennessee and parts of Alabama, Georgia, Kentucky, Mississippi, North Carolina and Virginia, covering 80,000 square miles and serving 9 million people. TVA sells electricity to 155 power distributor customers and 56 directly served industries and federal facilities.

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