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Restoring your power is our number one priority. The Smart Grid does an exceptional job of instantly restoring power and averting potential outages, but sometimes outages do occur. However, when the Smart Grid system is disrupted by downed trees and power lines and failed equipment, we must dispatch crews of linemen to restore your power manually.

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A free in-home evaluation performed by us. We inspect and report on ten different categories of energy efficiency. We then provide customers with a prioritized list of energy upgrades and a link to a list of approved vendors that participate in the EPB & TVA Quality Contractor Network.

Schedule your free Home Energy Checkup here or call 423-648-1372.

Restoring your power is our number one priority. The Smart Grid does an exceptional job of instantly restoring power and averting potential outages, but sometimes outages do occur. However, when the Smart Grid system is disrupted by downed trees and power lines and failed equipment, we must dispatch crews of linemen to restore your power manually.

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. If there is a power outage or unusual consumption at your home or business we can respond immediately and fix the problem. You can view your own consumption, report outages and more on the MyEPB app.

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Thousands of computers, sensors and switches capture and deliver information about power delivery over an 8,000-mile fiber optic network. This automated, self-healing system has the power to proactively identify potential issues and automatically reroute electricity around problem areas in a matter of seconds.

Learn more about the Smart Grid.

Yes. Low-watt LED light bulbs use 75% less energy than standard incandescent light bulbs and last up to ten times longer. Installing them in just five of your most frequently used light fixtures can save over $65 a year in energy costs. And, turning off all unnecessary lights saves even more.

Power bills vary depending on the amount of electric power you use. Weather plays the biggest role in your electric bill since your HVAC unit is one of your home's biggest energy users. In the milder months of spring and fall, you are more likely to use less energy than in the colder and hotter months of the winter or summer.

EPB Energy Pros can visit your home and perform a free home energy checkup at any time. Please call 423-648-1372 to schedule your visit.

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