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Clarksville Department of Electricity asks customers to reduce Electrical Use


Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – Extreme temperatures are currently placing record electrical demand on the Tennessee Valley Authority’s power grid.

As a result, all 155 of TVA’s local power companies including the Clarksville Department of Electricity have been directed to communicate with their customers the need to reduce nonessential electrical loads.

TVA and local power companies are urging customers to voluntarily conserve electricity to the maximum extent possible beginning this afternoon until further notice.

Residential consumers should postpone using electric appliances such as dishwashers, dryers and cooking equipment, lower heating system thermostats and turn off nonessential lights, appliances and other electrical equipment.

TVA is using all available resources, including the purchase of available power from neighboring utilities. TVA and local power companies are working around the clock to make power available to consumers.

TVA and local power companies have cut back the maximum extent possible on power usage in their facilities.




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