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Irwin Joins Seven States Power Corporation at Time of Exciting Growth

Entering a new year amidst substantial growth, Seven States Power Corporation this week welcomed a new team member with the addition of Lance Irwin, who will serve as Vice President of Research and Portfolio Optimization. Irwin joins Seven States from the Electric Power Board (EPB) of Chattanooga, where he most recently served as Director of Energy Solutions Technology. Less than a year after Seven States launched as an independent business, the trusted energy and technology solutions provider has nearly doubled its

Seven States Power Corporation Expands Team Amidst Substantial Growth

Less than one year after Seven States Power Corporation launched as an independent business under the leadership of Betsey Kirk McCall, the trusted energy and technology solutions provider is expanding with the addition of two full-time team members. Joining the team are Marleen Hamilton and Joe Knox, who bring unique experience to help Seven States deliver industry-leading expertise in electric vehicle charging infrastructure; solar power generation technology; middle-mile fiber connectivity; battery storage; and other game-changing technologies designed to empower the Tennessee

A Letter From the Desk of Seven States President and CEO Betsey Kirk McCall

Seven States Member-Owners, Partners, and Friends, Following the conclusion of our annual meeting, I want to take a moment to reflect on the past year and thank each of you for allowing Seven States to serve you in 2021. As those of you in attendance at Rock City heard, there are a lot of exciting things happening in the Tennessee Valley. At Seven States, we are proud to play a distinct role in that progress as the trusted energy and technology

Seven States Power Corporation Presents Awards at 2021 Annual Meeting

Each year at its annual meeting, Seven States Power Corporation recognizes companies, organizations, and/or individuals who are playing outsized roles in moving the Tennessee Valley forward. This year, Seven States was proud to present its Innovation Champion Award to an organization that embraces the spirit of innovation and exemplifies it in their operations: See Rock City, Inc. See Rock City, Inc. President and CEO Susan Harris accepted the award on Rock City’s behalf. Read more about the completion of a new

Seven States Holds 2021 Annual Meeting at Rock City Amidst Substantial Growth

Seven States Power Corporation held its 2021 annual meeting November 4-5 at Rock City in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, just miles from downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee. The two-day event kicked off with a board meeting on the afternoon of Thursday, November 4, with the business meeting following on the morning of Friday, November 5. “We were thrilled to host our members and special guests at Rock City in the beautiful Scenic City for this year’s annual meeting and solar arbor dedication,” said Betsey

Photo Gallery: 2021 Seven States Annual Meeting at Rock City

Seven States Power Corporation held its 2021 annual meeting November 4-5 at Rock City in Lookout Mountain, Georgia, just miles from downtown Chattanooga, Tennessee. The two-day event kicked off with a board meeting on the afternoon of Thursday, November 4, with the business meeting following on the morning of Friday, November 5. Much of the discussion centered around the substantial growth Seven States has experienced since it launched as a self-reliant energy solutions company in February 2021. Featured guest speakers on

Seven States, EPB, and Rock City Partner to Deploy Educational Solar Arbor

Seven States Power Corporation, EPB, and Rock City are celebrating the completion of a new solar powered arbor that will reduce energy consumption and enhance educational opportunities at Rock City. The partners began construction of the plant arbor, which is being used as a framework for the solar system installation, near the Rock City guest entrance in August 2021. Power from the solar arbor is connected to the ticket booth, which will enhance the availability of sustainable energy to the facility

Partnering with UTK, KUB on Electric Vehicle ChargePoint Station on Campus

Faculty, staff, students, and visitors commuting to the east part of campus now have a new option for charging their electric vehicles, thanks to a partnership between the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Seven States Power Corporation, and Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB). The ChargePoint station is located in the Staff 7 lot across from the Wayne G. Basler Boathouse, and features a single unit with two charging ports. That location was chosen after students in UT’s Heath Integrated Business and Engineering Program 

Celebrating the First Joint Solar Project in the Tennessee Valley

At the Tennessee Valley Solar Conference on October 13, Appalachian Electric Cooperative (AEC) and Morristown Utilities Commission (MUC) were celebrated for pursing the first joint solar project in the Tennessee Valley, earning the Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association’s (TenneSEIA) 2021 Solar Champion Award, which recognizes substantial contributions to expanding solar in the region. “We applaud AEC and MUC for their unique and innovative approach toward jointly pursuing solar generation that benefits their communities and customers,” said Betsey Kirk McCall, President and

Member-Owners to Gather on November 5 to “See Seven States” at Rock City!

Seven States Power Corporation’s 2021 annual meeting will be held November 4-5, 2021, at Rock City in Lookout Mountain, Georgia. The two-day event will kick off with a board meeting on the afternoon of Thursday, November 4, with the business meeting to be held the morning of Friday, November 5. Featured guest speakers on Friday will include Jeff Lyash, President and CEO of the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Wolfgang Maluche, Vice President of Engineering of Volkswagen. Following the conclusion of the