Monthly Archives: April 2023

Middle Mile Fiber Optic Network

The Seven States Middle Mile Network (SSMMN) will be a private carrier-grade communications fiber optic network built, owned, and operated by Seven States Power Corporation (Seven States) and its membership comprised of Local Power Companies (LPC) across TN, KY, MS, AL, GA, NC, and VA. The network will connect the internet backbone to LPC last mile providers and will deliver both broadband and electric system benefits. For LPCs offering broadband services, the SSMMN will deliver high-speed, reliable internet to each participating

$700 Million Available for Community EV Charging

The U.S. Department of Transportation recently opened the first round of funding for the Charging and Fueling Infrastructure (CFI) Discretionary Grant Program. The program, established by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, will provide $2.5 billion over five years to fund electric vehicle (EV) charging and alternative-fueling infrastructure in communities across the country and along designated highways, interstates, and major roadways. This first round of funding will offer up to $700 million over the next two years to strategically deploy EV charging and

Driving the Valley Forward Faster

The overarching strategy of Seven States is to deliver value to our member-owners and their consumers as fast as possible with minimal cost. We deliver by being laser-focused on the most promising distribution technology to deploy at scale.  Our member-owners operate at the distribution level and that is where consumers will continue to drive energy technology trends. Seven States is solving technology challenges incrementally with each LPC and solving them at scale for the Valley, which helps us all progress forward