Monthly Archives: April 2022

Seven States Power Corporation Plans for Continued Growth

As member-owners continue to innovate and plan for new technology deployments in our region, Seven States is excited to announce a search for two additional full-time staff members. By hiring a director of technology alignment and director of business support services, Seven States will remain well-positioned to support and serve the growing needs of the 153 local power companies (LPCs) in the Tennessee Valley. “As the demand for our services grows across the Tennessee Valley, we are constructing a team that

Middle Mile Project Progressing, Nearing Launch of Phase II

As we work together to build a middle mile fiber network that will interconnect local power companies (LPCs) across the Tennessee Valley, Seven States is excited to announce the Valley-wide project is on track and moving toward the launch of Phase II. The middle mile network will benefit the interconnected electric grid within the Tennessee Valley by enabling grid modernization while also facilitating deployments of broadband services to unserved and underserved communities. We believe the network will serve as the communications

Making Strides Through TVA’s Fast Charge Network

Earlier this year, Seven States was proud to join member-owner Fort Payne Improvement Authority (FPIA), the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), and the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) in celebrating the installation of two electric vehicle (EV) fast chargers in Fort Payne, the first operational charging site in TVA’s regional Fast Charge Network. The Fast Charge Network supports the broader National Electric Highway Coalition, enabling long-distance electric vehicle travel by placing public fast chargers every 50 miles along interstates

Seven States Holds Cyber Security Awareness Webinar for Member-Owners

Thank you to our member-owners and panelists who joined our 2022 cyber security webinar last month. The webinar built on our 2020 cyber security awareness series, which focused on the identify function of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Cyber Security Framework and introduced tools from the American Public Power Association (APPA) and National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) that local power companies can use to perform cyber security assessments. In PART II, we focused on the detect and