Entries by Jessica Smith


Recently, PVEC members have been receiving phone calls from people claiming to represent the cooperative staff and threatening to disconnect service. Scammers insist your electric bill needs to be paid immediately or your electric service will be disconnected.  Below are suggestions to follow should you receive such a call. If you receive a call from […]

Powell Valley Electric Cooperative announces Safety Milestone and new ways to save money on your electric bill

Beginning October 1, PVEC will begin offering new incentives as a part of the New Homes Program. Through this program, installation of high efficiency heating and air conditioning equipment or conventional electric water heaters will result in cash rebates.  The New Home Program offers incentives up to $1,000 per home. For existing homes customers can […]

Powell Valley Electric Cooperative manager announces retirement

NEW TAZEWELL – Powell Valley Electric Cooperative today announced the upcoming retirement of long-time co-op general manager Randell Meyers. Meyers began working at the co-op as a laborer in 1964 and was named general manager in 1992. During his time at Powell Valley Electric Cooperative, Meyers has overseen several significant improvements to the operation of […]

PVEC sends short-story winners on Washington Youth Tour

Students from Powell Valley Electric’s service area spent a week in our nation’s capital as delegates of the 2018 Washington Youth Tour.   Bailey Hopkins, Hancock County High School, Taylor Kinsler and Katie Nichols, Clinch High School, and Brittany Cruz, Claiborne High School were among 135 students from across Tennessee on the weeklong trip that began […]