Entries by Jessica Smith

Home Energy 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 June 11th from 11:30 am-12:30 pm at PVEC’s Sneedville Office located at 340 Jail Street.   Please RSVP to 423.626.0723, since seating is limited.  Lunch will be provided.  Those attending […]

LOCAL YOUNG LEADERS LEARN ABOUT GOVERNMENT DURING ELECTRIC CO-OP EVENT IN NASHVILLE

Hancock County High School student Ellie Yount and Claiborne High School student Lucas Duncan were in Nashville March 3-6 for the Tennessee Electric Cooperative Association’s annual Youth Leadership Summit. The juniors were chosen by school guidance counselors and sponsored by Powell Valley Electric Cooperative. Delegates to the annual event receive a hands-on look at state […]

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, […]

HOW TO STAY SAFE WHEN A FLOOD THREATENS

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 […]