Past News & Announcements


- April 29, 2022 -

ATTENTION ROAN MOUNTAIN AND ELK PARK, NC SERVICE AREA CUSTOMERS Due to the wildfires in Roan Mountain, TN area Mountain Electric and TVA have had to remove key power lines from service to assist the US Forest Service and firefighters in their efforts to contain the fire. This change may require an outage for all Roan Mountain and Elk Park customers on Saturday April 30 at Midni... Read More

Attention: Changes to on site bill collection practicescoming soon

- January 7, 2022 -

Changes to MEC’s

Disconnection for

Nonpayment policy

Effective April 1st, 2022

Due to safety and liability concerns, MEC employees will no longer accept payments on customer... Read More

12-30-2021- Electricity Restored to Banner Elk Substation

- December 30, 2021 -

Electricity has been restored to the Banner Elk, NC substation. Updated- 10:58 PM, 12/30/2021... Read More

12-30-2021 Outage update for Banner Elk, NC and surrounding areas

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Due to equipment failure, the Banner Elk Substation is down. Electricity will be restored in approximately 3 hours once the equipment is repaired. We apologize for the inconvenience. Updated at 9:00 PM on 12/30/2021... Read More

Changes to State of Tennessee Electric Permit Application

- December 29, 2021 -

Effective February 1st, 2022 Mountain Electric Cooperative will no longer process electric permit applications for the State of Tennessee. Permits may be purchased online at . Video instructions are also on this website to guide you through the application process. Read More

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