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CDE Lightband reports outages now under 400

 

Clarksville Department of Electricity - CDE - CDE LightbandClarksville, TN – CDE Lightband says crews have been hard at work today in the sunshine rather than rain they have seen the past few days. The number of reported customers without power is at 366 as of 7:45pm.

Crews are continuing to work hard restoring power to Clarksville.

Crews are continuing to work hard restoring power to Clarksville.

CDE Lightband crews working with contract crews have worked on over 61 broken or downed poles, over 15 replaced transformers and yards and yards of downed wire.

CDE wants to especially thank our Purchasing and Warehouse teams for keeping the materials rolling in and well stocked to meet our high demand during this emergency.

Just a reminder, electrical repairs must be inspected including repairs to the service mast/riser, a key piece of hardware, that allows CDE to reconnect power.

About CDE Lightband

CDE Lightband Customer ServiceCDE Lightband is a municipally-owned public power and broadband service provider serving 70,000 electric and 22,000 broadband customers with the city limits of Clarksville, TN.

CDE Lightband provides reliable utilities delivered at the speed of light. Our service area, consisting of 100 square miles within the municipal boundaries, includes 892 miles of power lines and 960 miles of fiber optic cable.

Our world-class Fiber Optic Network keeps electric costs low and allows us to deliver exceptional products and constant innovation. The network provides savings of over $1 million annually in operating costs and provides over $5 million annually in income for electrical grid improvements that result in half as many large scale power outages compared to peer cities.

Additionally, access to our network increases home values by 3% or an average of over $5,000, according to the Fiber to the Home Council. Based in large part on access to the superior digital products provided by CDE Lightband, Clarksville has been designated a first 50 “Next Century City.”

CDE Lightband offers Electricity, Internet, Digital TV and Telephone services with blazing fast speed and superior performance … with the additional convenience of 24/7 local support and bundling all your utilities into a single bill.

Our staff includes 200 full-time employees, a management team with over 100 years of combined industry expertise and governance provided by a board of five local business leaders.

For more information, visit their website at www.cdelightband.com


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