Media Relations

The contact listed below manages local, regional and national media inquiries on behalf of the company. We are pleased to assist journalists and editors who are interested in telling the story of EPB and EPB Fiber Optics. For technical and product support, please call our customer service telephone number at 423-648-1372.

John Pless

Public Relations Coordinator

423.648.1584

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Leadership

The EPB leadership team strives to ensure that the mission, vision and values of the company are consistently reflected in every endeavor within our community.

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EPB Breaks Ground On…

Chattanooga, TN (February 17, 2016) – EPB has started construction on Solar Share, Chattanooga’s first community solar installation through a partnership with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). The renewable power generating facility will be located along Holtzclaw Avenue at EPB’s Distribution Center. By summer, Solar Share is expected to begin generating …

ORNL, Chattanooga EP…

By Stephanie G. Seay, ORNL Communications Click here to link to the original story. February 8, 2017 – With a fiber-optic network that provides Chattanooga residents and businesses with exceptional high-speed communications, the city’s Electric Power Board (EPB) provides the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) with an …

Hodgen Mainda Joins …

Chattanooga, TN (January 3, 2017) – Hodgen Mainda has joined EPB as Executive Director of Community Development effective January 3. In his new position, Mainda will continue and build on EPB’s community development efforts while leading government relations at the state level. According to David Wade, president & CEO of EPB, Mainda’s …

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Brand Guidelines

Please follow the attached guidelines to ensure the approved, consistent use of the EPB, EPB Electric Power and EPB Fiber Optics brand identities. For questions or more information, please contact Beth Johnson, Marketing Manager, beth.johnson@epb.net.

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Photo Library

The following photo assets are provided to complement your news story relating to EPB Electric Power or EPB Fiber Optics. Please attribute all photography used to "EPB Electric Power" or "EPB Fiber Optics". For questions or more information, please contact John Pless, PR Coordinator, at 423-648-1584 or plessja@epb.net.

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Video Library

The following video assets are provided to complement your news story relating to EPB Electric Power or EPB Fiber Optics. For questions or more information, please contact John Pless, PR Coordinator, 423-648-1584 or plessja@epb.net.

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Smart Grid

Perhaps our biggest and most rewarding endeavor so far has been the construction of the most automated Smart Grid system in the nation. 

With a 100% fiber optic network as its backbone, EPB’s next-generation Smart Grid offers exceptionally reliable electric power service and the communications capabilities to both reduce the impact of power outages and allow customers greater control of their electric power usage.

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