Monthly Archives: December 2019

Seven States Board Elects New Leadership

The Seven States Power Corp. Board of Directors will head into 2020 with a new leadership team. Meeting Dec. 10 at Seven States’ Chattanooga office, the corporation’s directors elected Jeff Dykes, CEO at Johnson City, Tenn. based BrightRidge, to a one-year term as chairman. Jim Ferrell, chief executive at Jackson, Tenn., EA, was elected vice chairman and Keith Carnahan, CEO at Meriwether Lewis EC, Centerville, Tenn., was elected secretary/treasurer. Dykes took the reins at BrightRidge, then Johnson City PB, at the

Robbins on Dollywood: ‘They call us’ with Energy Questions

Sevier Co., Tenn., ES isn’t trying to be the go-to energy advisor for its area’s sprawling Dollywood complex. That’s because the utility has already earned that privilege. “It’s all about relationships,” said Sevier Co. ES Superintendent Allen Robbins, one of the newest members of the Seven States Power Corp. Board of Directors. “Dollywood used to pay a power bill,” Robbins said. “Now we have a relationship.” Sevier County Electric System and Seven States Power installed EV charger at Dollywood in Sevierville,