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About Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE)

Founded in 1936, MTE is the largest electric cooperative in the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) region and the second largest in the United States, serving more than 750,000 Tennesseans via 325,000+ accounts covering nearly 2,200 square miles in 11 Middle Tennessee counties, primarily Rutherford, Cannon, Williamson and Wilson. Municipalities served include Murfreesboro, Franklin, Brentwood, Smyrna, La Vergne, Lebanon and Mt. Juliet. MTE employs 520 people in six local offices and its Murfreesboro headquarters. 
  
MTE’s subsidiary, United Communications, is a nationally recognized broadband company with a fiber network spanning more than 3,600 route miles, providing high-speed internet to portions of Williamson, Rutherford, Marshall, Bedford, Franklin, Wilson and Davidson counties.  

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Larry Rose

Office: 615-494-1506
Mobile: 615-406-3215

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Office: 615-494-0407
Mobile: 615-566-2258

Recent Press Releases

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Press Release: Jan. 16, 2024
TVA asks customers to conserve power during critical Wednesday morning period The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a

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Press Release: Jan. 12, 2024
MTE urges members to prepare for winter weather As colder temperatures settle in next week, Middle Tennessee Electric (

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Press Release: Nov. 3, 2023
Traffic Advisory for N. Mt. Juliet Road Sunday, Nov.

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Press Release: Oct. 31, 2023
MTE Employees Rally Behind Cancer Awareness Campaign Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) employees showed their support dur

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Press Release: August 28, 2023
United Communications announces $85M fiber internet investment in Murfreesboro FRANKLIN, Tenn., Aug.

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Press Release: August 28, 2023
Middle Tennessee Electric Focuses on Member Needs at Annual Meeting MURFREESBORO, TN – Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE)