TVA & MEC Major Power Outage CANCELLED!

The power outage scheduled Saturday night,  November 10th, has been CANCELLED and postponed until SPRING 2019. The outage will impact 14,500 customers over much of Avery County including the following communities: Newland, Cranberry, Minneapolis, Banner Elk, Sugar Mountain, Grandfather, Montezuma, Linville, Pineola, Crossnore, Jonas Ridge and Linville Falls. The outage is necessary to replace and/or repair TVA/MEC high-voltage equipment at the Cranberry Substation.