JOHNSON CITY – BrightRidge has been recognized as a “Top Performer” by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for its efforts to help the community achieve energy efficiency and save money through the TVA EnergyRight Home Uplift program.
Home Uplift, funded by BrightRidge and TVA at $521,000 for the current fiscal year, helps low-income homeowners by paying for energy efficiency improvements in their home, including HVAC systems, windows, doors, and insulation.
“We are thrilled to be recognized yet again by TVA as a leader among our peers,” said CEO Jeff Dykes. “This award demonstrates our commitment as a public power provider to making our community healthier and more sustainable while helping our most vulnerable customers save money on their power bills.”
Since the program’s inception, BrightRidge and TVA have assisted 135 homeowners with a combined $1.29 million in improvements saving 550,688 kWh annually.
“BrightRidge continues to demonstrate vision and commitment to helping their neighbors, and this is on full display with this award. We appreciate their partnership as we work to bring innovative energy programs to the residents and businesses of the Valley that uplift our communities and make life better,” said Cindy Herron, vice president of TVA Energy Services & Programs.
For more about Home Uplift, please visit Home Uplift. For more on TVA EnergyRight, please visit TVA EnergyRight

About BrightRidge
BrightRidge is the 10th largest public power provider in the Tennessee Valley Authority system and serves more than 81,000 customers in Washington, Sullivan, Carter and Greene counties. BrightRidge Broadband offers nation-leading 10 GB symmetrical internet to more than 8,000 fiber-to-the-premise customers. For more, please visit or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

About TVA
The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power distributors serving nearly 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.

About BrightRidge

BrightRidge is a publicly owned electric utility serving 83,671 customers in Washington, Sullivan, Carter and Greene counties. It is the 10th largest local power company in the Tennessee Valley Authority service area. BrightRidge Broadband, a division of BrightRidge, offers nation-leading 10GB symmetrical fiber-to-the-premise services to more than 30,000 locations in its service area.