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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 320,000+ 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 seven local offices and its Murfreesboro corporate headquarters.

MTE’s subsidiary, United Communications, is a nationally recognized broadband company with a fiber network spanning more than 1,200 route miles providing high-speed internet and other services to portions of Williamson, Rutherford, Marshall, Bedford, Franklin and Davidson counties. 

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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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MTE Named 2022 Tree Line USA Utility

Middle Tennessee Electric Named 2022 Tree Line USA Utility by Arbor Day Foundation The Arbor Day Foundation has named M

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MTE Makes 2022 Ad Valorem Tax Payment

As a not-for-profit electric cooperative, Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) is exempt from certain types of taxes, but it is still one of the largest taxpayers to local governments through the ad valorem tax. 

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MTE CEO receives national communications award

Chris Jones wins NRECA's J.C. Brown CEO Communication Leadership Award Chris Jones receives the 2022 J.C.

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Winter Weather Bulletin - January 6, 2022

Due to inclement weather and for the safety of Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) members and employees, MTE just announced

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MTE emerges as most decorated utility at 2021 Lineman Rodeo

Middle Tennessee Electric came away as the most decorated utility from the Tennessee Valley Lineman’s Rodeo this weekend

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Vanessa Hickman joins MTE Board of Directors

The Nominating Committee of Middle Tennessee Electric (MTE) announced today that Vanessa Hickman will serve on the MTE B
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