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Cable Television Restorations

02.13.14 - Late Tuesday evening BTES experienced a fire on the satellite dish due to a heating elemnet malfunction.


Five of the Top 10 Energy Days in TVA History were in January 2014

02.13.14 - When the artic cold hit and people needed power, TVA and its customers met the challenge.


TVA Meets Winter Peak Demand Record

01.24.2014 - TVA met a record-breaking winter demand for electricity Friday morning with an estimated 33,345 megawatts.


TVA and BTES Ready for Cold Temperatures; You Can Help

01.23.2014 - Frigid temperatures are causing high demand for electricity. TVA and BTES are asking for your help to reduce electricity usage.


Scammers Targeting Utility Customers

01.09.2014 - Telephone scammers are targeting utility customers in our local area.


BTES Receives National Recognition for Reliable Electric Operations

03.26.2013 - BTES is one of 90 of the nation's more than 2,000 public power utilities to earn RP3 recognition from APPA.


BTES to Receive Top Honor from the Tennessee Center for Performance Excellence

11.20.2012 - BTES has earned the prestigious Excellence Award in the annual Excellence in Tennessee recognition program administered by TNCPE.

 

Bristol, Tennessee goes super high-speed with 1 gigabit broadband network

11.19.2012 - BTES announced that 1 Gigabit broadband service is now available to all BTES' 33,000 electric customers.

 

Browder Addresses International Conference on Global Sustainability on BTES' High Speed Data System

11.16.2012 - Dr. Mike Browder, CEO of Bristol Tennessee Essential Services (BTES), was the keynote speaker at the Association of Global Business and the International Academy of Linguistics, Behavioral and Social Sciences Annual Conference held in Washington, DC November 15-17

 

BTES Warns of Nationwide Scam Targeting Utility Customers

08.10.2012 - A multi-state scam has targeted utility customers across the country and in our local area.

 

BTES Honored with GFOA Award

07.14.2011 - The Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting has been awarded to Bristol Tennessee Essential Services (BTES) by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) for its comprehensive annual financial report (CAFR).

 

Deloitte Consulting, TVA Identify Bristol Tennessee as Pre-Qualified Data Center Site

05.04.2011 - Bristol Tennessee joined an elite group of locations identified by a recent Deloitte Consulting study as a TVA pre-qualifier for a data center site.