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June 14, 2023

BrightRidge honored by TVA for investment in energy saving programs

JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge was honored at is regular Board of Directors meeting this week with the 2022 Investing in Our Future Award from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for its exceptional efforts to support eleven local schools in TVA EnergyRight’s School Uplift program. “Our Energy Services personnel are constantly looking for…

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July 18, 2018
BrightRidge Board Votes to Initiate 10 Gb Broadband, Television, and Phone Division

JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge directors approved moving forward Wednesday with an 8-year, $64 million investment to bring competition to the regional broadband, cable television and phone service marketplace. By unanimous vote, the Board, after three years of study, agreed to move forward with a phased plan that will offer up to 10 Gb…

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June 26, 2018
BrightRidge Adopts FY 2019 Budget with Minimal Increase to Cover TVA Rate Hike

JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge board of directors adopted a $196 million operating budget Tuesday for the fiscal 2019 year, passing along the Tennessee Valley Authority’s 1.8 percent rate increase along with a rate policy adjustment designed to maintain BrightRidge’s operating margin. For an average residential customer, the rate…

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May 29, 2018
BrightRidge Recognized as Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3) by APPA

JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge has been recognized by the American Public Power Association as a platinum-level reliable public power provider (RP3). ® Neil James, Manager of Distribution Operations at ‎Santee Cooper, South Carolina and chair of the Association’s RP3 Review Panel, presented the designations during the Association’s recent Engineering…

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May 24, 2018
Calendar Contest Winners

JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge has concluded its 2018-2019 Calendar Contest and is proud to announce the following winners: Brooklyn James, Caden Cain, Henry Ward, Avery Wondergem, Grant Gentry, Sarah Leerssen, Charlotte Dowdy, Isabella Greene, Isaac Mussard, McKaleigh Guinn, Mason Burgess, Graciela Mondragon, Stephen Coffey…

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May 18, 2018
Budget Billing Sign-Up Runs Through the End of May at BrightRidge

JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge continues to make two forms of easy payment services available for residential customers, with sign-up required by the end of May to qualify. “We fully understand that the peaky nature of Northeast Tennessee weather makes for equally peaky, and painful, power bills when super-hot days in summer or super-cold…

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April 24, 2018
BrightRidge Receives EnergyRight Solutions Top Performer Award from TVA

JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge was recognized as an EnergyRight Solutions Top Ten Performer in Total Program Savings and a Top Performer in the EnergyRight Solutions for Industry program by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Tuesday afternoon. The awards recognize BrightRidge for providing opportunities for residential and…

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March 28, 2018
2018-2019 Calendar Contest

JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge is hosting a calendar contest for all 4th graders currently enrolled in public schools, private schools, and homeschool programs in the BrightRidge service territory. All artwork submissions received by May 4th, 2018 will be judged, and the top 12 pictures selected will be featured in a calendar to be printed and distributed…

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March 19, 2018
Segment of Lone Oak Road to Close Daily

JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge will close Lone Oak Road daily between Herrin Drive and South Greenwood Drive next week as BrightRidge crews and contractors prepare the right-of-way for installation of a new distribution line. The new line is essential to improving redundancy and reliability in this segment of the distribution system.

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February 21, 2018
Phone Scammers

JOHNSON CITY – At least three business have reported phone scammers operating in the region on Wednesday. Utilities around the state report concerns from commercial and residential customers receiving high pressure phone calls from scammers posing as utility bill collectors. In the current incident, several local businesses have reported receiving…

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