Meet the EPB Smart(er) Grid

The most advanced electric power distribution grid of its kind is working for Chattanooga to deliver true peace of mind.

Not your average service provider.

We’ve been the Chattanooga’s trusted source for electric power for more than seven decades, but EPB is more than just bucket trucks. We’re also the architects and providers of one of the most intelligent and comprehensive Smart Grids in the nation to continually keep the power on and working for you.

Highly intelligent, extremely reliable power delivery keeps business moving.

The most advanced electric distribution system of its kind is at work for businesses in Chattanooga right now. We call it EPB’s Smart Grid. As energy demands continue to increase this elaborate, intuitive sensor system and two-way communication channel ensures reliable, resilient electricity delivery ready to power generations to come.

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Reliable power delivered through a state-of-the-art Smart Grid keeps your business moving.

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Programs and Incentives

Discover credits and incentives available to business customers that participate in certain programs and practices.

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Business Electrical Rates

EPB's firm commercial rates are determined by the type of business and its total demand for energy.

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Our custom outdoor lighting products help ensure your safety when you need it the most.

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Our business is helping you do yours, 24/7

Vegetation is one of the leading causes of outages in our electric system. Also, downed wires threaten the safety of people and animals as well as increase the cost of providing utility service.

Although we can’t avoid this completely, we can reduce it by proactively managing vegetation growth in certain areas, such as around power poles and equipment.

Yes, EPB is still offering TVA’s Green Power Switch and Southeastern RECs.

A REC refers to specifically 1 megawatt of electricity’s environmental benefits. Offsets refer to any increment of environmental benefits less than 1 megawatt hour.

Green Power Switch charges $2 for 150 kWh of a mix of alternative generation, mainly wind from across TVA’s service territory. EPB Solar Share offsets are $5 for 100 kWh of local, Chattanooga-made, 100% solar power.

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