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We’re Hiring! VP, Market Intelligence & Vendor Relations

Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA)/ Seven Sates Power Corp. Job Description VP, Market Intelligence and Vendor Relations Position Summary This position has governance, oversight and accountability for developing and implementing a Market Intelligence structure and executing a Vendor Relations function. This includes originating, developing, coordinating and facilitating the execution of complex structured transactions, with an emphasis on member needs and new products. This position will have significant leadership responsibility in areas including project origination and structuring, developing and responding to

DERMS Enrollment Spikes

In the space of two working days, June 28 and July 1, formal expressions of interest in Seven States Power Corp.’s DERMS program grew from four to seven local power companies that collectively serve 625,000 consumers in the Valley. Chief executives Wes Kelley of Huntsville Utilities, Huntsville, Ala., Kathryn West of North Georgia EMC, Dalton, Ga. and Rody Blevins of Volunteer EC, Decatur, Tenn., have each signed letters of intent indicating that they plan to implement Seven States’ DERMS software by

Seven States Power Corp. Attends Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit

The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga served as host to this year’s Tennessee Valley Corridor National Summit on May 29-30, 2019. The Tennessee Valley Corridor (TVC) has built a strong alliance of community, business, education and government leaders through its technological summits that are held every year throughout the Valley. The primary focus of the summit is to advocate for collaboration and cooperation among key institutions, organizations, businesses and political leaders in the Tennessee Valley. In attendance at this year’s summit

Board Meeting and CHP Tour

The Seven States Power Corp. (7SPC) board of directors met March 19 in Chattanooga, Tennessee after which several 7SPC directors toured a combined-heat-and-power (CHP) plant at Chattanooga’s largest hospital. “As more members explore CHP technology, Seven States staff is sharing opportunities for members and the board to not only see distributed-energy technologies up close, but to get so close they can literally touch them,” said 7SPC Vice President Betsey Kirk McCall. After the meeting at 7SPC’s offices, several board members repaired

Volkswagen to make EVs in Chattanooga

Volkswagen has announced that its Chattanooga, Tenn., plant will serve as its North American base for manufacturing electric vehicles (EVs). The German automaker’s EV expansion will include an investment of $800 million into the Chattanooga facility and create 1,000 jobs at the plant, plus additional jobs at suppliers. EV production at the site will begin in 2022. “The US is one of the most important locations for us and producing electric cars in Chattanooga is a key part of our growth

Nissan Connection & Turnout Make 7SPC Annual Meeting ‘Historic’

Seven States Power Corp.’s (7SPC) November 30 event in Smyrna, TN, wasn’t its first annual meeting — but it was, to be sure, a first in several regards. “This was nothing less than a defining moment,” said Seven States Vice President Betsey Kirk McCall. “It truly was historic. It was the first time a Seven States Annual Meeting wasn’t piggy-backed onto a TVPPA event. There was no other reason for members to be in Smyrna on that rainy day, but they