Entries by Jessica Smith

Lunch and Learn

Members of Powell Valley Electric Cooperative are welcome to attend a Home Energy Workshop to learn simple tips for energy savings. The workshop will be held March 29 from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at PVEC’s New Tazewell Office located at 420 Straight Creek Road. This workshop is available for the first 50 members who […]

Lumens and the Lighting Facts Label

When you’re shopping for lightbulbs, compare lumens to be sure you’re getting the amount of light, or level of brightness, you want. The Lighting Facts Label will help. This new label will make it easy to compare bulb brightness, color, life, and estimated operating cost for the year. BUY LUMENS, NOT WATTS In the past, […]


Floods Failing to evacuate flooded areas, entering flood waters, or remaining after a flood has passed can result in injury or death. Flooding is a temporary overflow of water onto land that is normally dry. Floods are the most common natural disaster in the United States. Floods may: Result from rain, snow, coastal storms, storm […]