Power delivery with the power to do more

Our mission is to keep Chattanooga running and comfortable with the most reliable power delivery in the nation. That’s the power of community.

Electricity delivered more powerfully than ever.

As the greater Chattanooga area’s electric utility for more than 75 years, EPB exists to enhance the quality of life in our community by providing energy, communications and related services reliably, efficiently and courteously at the lowest reasonable cost.

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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An energy efficient home is more comfortable and less costly

EPB maintains some of the lowest electricity costs in the country, but you can still take measures to keep your power costs down by upping your home’s energy efficiency. Taking even the most simple home improvement measures to help avoid involuntary energy waste is good for you, good for the community as a whole, and good for our environment.

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

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Vegetation is one of the leading causes of outages in our electric system

EPB strives to maintain the natural beauty of trees and shrubs while at the same time ensuring your safety and preventing electrical line damage and potential outages, due to high wind, ice, lightning and heavy rain cause trees and limbs to fall which can down power lines.

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Payment Options and Locations

Paying your monthly bill is as hassle-free and easy as possible.

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Home Support

Our live and local customer support team is just a phone call or click away all day, every day - even on holidays.

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Local, award-winning service and tech support for your family’s needs

There are several possible reasons for this. Some neighborhoods get electricity from several different circuits. There may be a damaged transformer serving only three or four homes in the neighborhood. The line connecting power from your street to your home could be broken. There may be damage to your meter. 

Make sure that you’ve reported your power outage to EPB – we may not be aware that your power is out unless you let us know by calling at 423-648-1EPB (1372) or email us at cicweb@epb.net.

 

Yes, for newly installed water heaters that qualify.

Water heaters can account for to 20% of your home’s power consumption. So we offer EPB customers a $50 credit on their electric bill when they purchase and install a new electric water heater that meets minimum Department of Energy guidelines and has a capacity of at least 40 gallons.

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Part of our Smart Grid system, digital smart meters have the ability to communicate with the power system and measure your electric consumption every 15 minutes. You can view your own consumption online and EPB will also know within 15 minutes if there’s a power outage or unusual consumption at your home or business in order to respond immediately and fix the problem.

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.

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