Month: December 2016

Christmas Energy Efficiency

Christmas Energy Efficiency   ‘Tis the season to be festive, and that usually means stringing up hundreds of twinkling lights to create a welcoming glow on dark winter nights. Some people view the holiday season as their chance to go all out with regard to decorating their homes with an abundance of lights, inflatable lawn ornaments and maybe even some mechanical figures. While these decorations certainly may be symbols of the season, it’s easy to forget just how much energy and resources they consume. A typical strand of lights uses around 300 watts of electricity. Multiply those figures by...

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Christmas Electrical Safety

Christmas Electrical Safety by Justin LaBerge   The holidays are upon us. For many, that means more celebrations with friends and family, travel, decorations, cooking and shopping. Middle Tennessee Electric wants you to stay safe during the holidays, so here are a few tips to consider as you gear up for the season. Inspect your seasonal items Many of us have treasured holiday mementos that we bring out of storage and proudly display every year. The holidays are also a time when we dust off specialized cooking gadgets that allow us to prepare our favorite seasonal treats. These items...

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Deck The Halls Official Contest Rules

Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation Deck The Halls Photo Contest Official Contest Rules
 DECEMBER 4 – 21, 2016 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. INTERNET ACCESS AND VALID E-MAIL ACCOUNT REQUIRED TO PARTICIPATE. Beginning Sunday, December 4, 2016 and continuing through the contest period, the rules and regulations for the Middle Tennessee Electric Membership Corporation Deck The Halls Photo Contest will be available on mtemc.com. Contest Period The contest period is from Sunday, December 4, 2016 through Wednesday, December 21, 2016, with entries being accepted from Sunday, December 4, 2016 through 11:59pm CDT on Wednesday, December 21, 2016.  The Second Runner-Up, First Runner-Up and Grand Prizes will be awarded on Thursday, December 22, 2016. How To Enter   Beginning Sunday, December 4, 2016 and continuing through Wednesday, December 21, 2016, you can go to Middle Tennessee Electric’s facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/MiddleTennesseeElectric) and click on the Deck The Halls Photo Contest link where people may enter the contest.  You can also post on twitter or Instagram with the hashtag #MTEMCDeckTheHalls to enter the contest. Eligible participants must submit an original photograph of a holiday scene or activity, and upload the photograph to the Contest Application Site or to twitter or Instagram with the proper hashtag. Eligible participants will also be required to provide their first and last name, email address and ZIP on the Contest Application Site. In the event of a dispute as...

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