NATIONAL ARBOR DAY 2010
5/19/2010 4:53:00 PM
Appalachian Electric Cooperative recognized National Arbor Day with a tree planting at Grainger High School.

Appalachian Electric Cooperative recognized National Arbor Day with a tree planting at Grainger High School. Arbor Day is celebrated in all 50 states, each year; to encourage the planting of trees. These students, along with their teacher, participated in the community event. AEC donated 2 dogwood trees to the school campus. For more information about Arbor Day or the proper care of trees, contact AEC at extension 1175.

OBSERVING EARTH DAY 2010
5/19/2010 4:52:00 PM
A local member talks with a staff person from Appalachian Electric Cooperative about energy saving opportunities during a recent community program to celebrate Earth Day 2010.

A local member talks with a staff person from Appalachian Electric Cooperative about energy saving opportunities during a recent community program to celebrate Earth Day 2010. Employees of the Cooperative were on hand at Wal-Mart in Hamblen County to discuss Green Ideas about how to make homes more energy efficient and reduce electric bills. The use of compact fluorescent bulbs is one of many energy efficient measures, which reduce energy and lower costs. In-Home Energy Audits are another excellent way for members to make improvements in their homes. For more energy efficient tips, just call us at extension 1174. Let’s all be “Energy Wise.”

2010 SHORT STORY WINNERS
4/30/2010 4:56:00 PM
These 11th grade students were selected as the best creative writers in their school for the Appalachian Electric Essay contest.

These 11th grade students were selected as the best creative writers in their school for the Appalachian Electric Essay contest. They are competing for college scholarships and other prizes offered by AEC and the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association.

Morristown West High School
Abigail Christophel, Kelly Elkins, Tyler Gavin & Brad Yardell

Grainger High School
Casey Foster, Jessica Evans, Aaron Carter & Daniel Wolfe

Jefferson County High School
Lanna Greene, Emily Corum, Ryan Cardwell & Eric Simpkins

YOUTH LEADERSHIP SUMMIT
4/16/2010 9:04:00 AM
AEC sponsors the Tennessee Youth Leadership Summit in Nashville each year, to support and encourage students in understanding State

AEC sponsors the Tennessee Youth Leadership Summit in Nashville each year, to support and encourage students in understanding State Government and Economics. Pictured here outside the state capitol are the 2010 representatives to the summit, Eric Cain and Cassie Wells, along with State Senator Mike Faulk. Eric is a junior at Jefferson County High School and Cassie is a junior at Grainger High School.

CHEROKEE LAKE CLEAN UP
4/16/2010 9:03:00 AM
Saturday / April 24, 2010 at Grainger County Park. The event begins at 10:00 am.
Saturday / April 24, 2010 at Grainger County Park. The event begins at 10:00 am. All community volunteers are encouraged to participate. Sponsored by the Grainger County Parks and Recreation Department and Appalachian Electric Cooperative. For more information, contact 865-828-5225 ext. 1175.

TVA HEAT PUMP LOAN FINANCING RATE EXTENDED
3/10/2010 9:10:00 AM
The TVA Heat Pump intrest rate of 6% for financing is extended to September 30, 2010. This rate applies to units with an energy efficiency

The TVA Heat Pump intrest rate of 6% for financing is extended to September 30, 2010. This rate applies to units with an energy efficiency rating of 14 SEER or higher. If you are considering adding a new system or replacing your existing HVAC, Contact us at extension 1174 for details on this Energy Right program.

TREE LINE USA
1/5/2010 9:12:00 AM
AEC is an accredited member of Tree Line US