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Solar Solutions Now More Accessible than Ever with Seven States Power

What began with a request to help Knoxville Utilities Board evaluate renewable energy sources in their operations has quickly become one of our most in-demand services. Offering a full-range of solar consulting services, Seven States Power provides local power companies (LPCs) with the necessary expertise to navigate the entire process of developing a solar project, from evaluation to execution. Access to this kind of knowledge and experience can be especially valuable to LPCs that do not have the staff or resources

Expanded EV Charger Offerings Provide Members More Options

Getting acquainted with electric vehicle charging technology just got easier for Seven States Power members interested in accessing the market. In addition to the industry-leading ChargePoint DC Fast and Level 2 chargers that have been a mainstay of our charger offerings and installed by dozens of members for consumer use in their communities, we now offer another product for members interested in becoming more familiar with the technology before building a deployment plan. In December, Seven States Power expanded our relationship
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Seven States Now Offering RK Energy Ride-Through and Regenergy Products

Thanks to a Seven States Power partnership with RK Energy, our members with a large base of commercial and industrial clients (C&I) can now offer a new tool to help C&I customers protect against the risk of power interruptions. Companies that depend on intelligent technologies, like variable speed drives, are especially vulnerable to the risks of even a blink in their power supply. By one estimate, industrial and digital businesses lose up to $45.7 billion per year due to power interruptions.

Seven States Leads the Way in Preparing for an EV Revolution

A surge in electric vehicle (EV) production is coming and Seven States Power leads the way in helping local power companies and communities throughout the Tennessee Valley establish a foothold in this exciting space. Over 18 months, we have installed 64 EV chargers in the Valley.  Over 20 of those have been installed since June of this year, with many more scheduled for installation this fall. Spring and summer installations included: Hartselle, Ala., Utilities – 2 Level 2 Chargers Greeneville, Tenn.,

Annual Meeting Underscores Renewable Energy Mission

Our members celebrated the Seven States Power’s achievements over the past year during the annual meeting at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Ala., on Thursday, October 1. The annual meeting offered both in-person and virtual attendance, with more than 100 members and their families and guests coming together in person in Huntsville. Seven States Power President & CEO, Doug Peters opened the meeting which was then led by Seven States’ vice chair, Jim Farrell of Jackson, Tenn., Energy

Project Liftoff Takes Flight

The sun shone brightly as officials from Seven States Power, the U.S. Space & Rocket Center (USSRC) and Huntsville Utilities cut the ribbon to open Project Liftoff on October 1 at the close of the Seven States Power Annual Meeting. Before a crowd of members and their families and guests; employees of Huntsville Utilities; and U.S. Space & Rocket Center staff, Space Center CEO Louie Ramirez; Huntsville Mayor, Tommy Battle; Huntsville Utilities CEO, Wes Kelley; Seven States Power EVP Betsey Kirk

KUB, TVA Honored for Transformative Work in Solar

Seven States Power member and board representative Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) and Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Chris Hansen join the ranks of Facebook, Google, Volkswagen and a host of local power companies as Solar Champions according to Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association (TenneSEIA). Both KUB and TVA, who are in good company with past recipients for their transformative work, were selected by TenneSEIA for the 2020 annual award which recognizes individuals or entities that demonstrate leadership in support of solar energy

Seven States Power, Huntsville Utilities Break Ground on Solar Project at U.S. Space & Rocket Center

Seven States Power Corp., with partners the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, and Huntsville Utilities, broke ground on Thursday, August 27, for Project Liftoff. This new power supply flexibility project took months of planning and coordination between the three organizations. The first project of its kind in the Tennessee Valley, Project Liftoff will integrate solar power, battery storage, and electric vehicle (EV) charging with an educational exhibit for visitors.   The installation, located in the parking lot of the Davidson Center

Tennessee Valley Virtual Summit Series Sponsored by Seven States Power

The 2020 Tennessee Valley Corridor’s Annual National Summit is being held virtually this year as a series of five free sessions. The Virtual Summit Series promotes initiatives to advance the TVC’s mission and to encourage on-going collaboration in energy, science, environment, space, national security and education. Seven States Power was honored to sponsor the July 30th session entitled “Public Power Fueling Economic Growth in the Tennessee Valley Corridor”. The 90-minute webinar featured an introduction by Seven States Power’s Executive VP Betsey