Fiber Expansion Grant

Fiber Expansion Grant

PES Energize has been awarded a $23.1M grant for fiber broadband expansion as part of a $446,770,282 grant package for expansion of internet across Tennessee. PES Energize is amongst the award recipients receiving $23,161,638.53 in grant funding from the Tennessee...
Planned Power Outage – September 18

Planned Power Outage – September 18

PES has scheduled an electric outage for Sunday, September 18th, starting at 10:30pm. This outage will last roughly 2 hours. This is an emergency maintenance that requires the power outage for safety reasons. The outage will impact roughly 800 customers in the Minor...
Heat Wave Continues

Heat Wave Continues

After clouds and some rain gave us a slightly cooler start to the week, some of the hottest temperatures of the year so far are expected across the region over the next several days, and TVA and PES remain ready to keep you safe and comfortable. TVA plans for higher...
U.S. Transition to 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

U.S. Transition to 988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline

On Saturday, July 16, the U.S. transitioned the 10-digit National Suicide Prevention Lifeline to 988 – an easy-to-remember three-digit number for 24/7 crisis care. The lifeline, which also links to the Veterans Crisis Line, follows a three-year joint effort by the...
Fiber Expansion Grant

PES Energize Not to Receive State Grant Funds for Fiber Expansion

After months of awaiting a final decision from the Tennessee Emergency Broadband Fund – American Rescue Plan (TEBF-ARP), the PES Energize team received notification late Thursday evening that their grant applications had not been chosen as a finalist and would not be...
Heat Wave Continues

June Heat Wave Across the Valley!

The summer heat is expected to continue across the region this week, driving up demand for the reliable energy TVA and PES supplies. On Monday, June 21, power demand peaked at 30,413 megawatts, the 8th highest June peak in TVA history. So far this month, the early...
Energize Customer Survey

Energize Customer Survey

We are conducting our annual Customer Feedback Survey and we would love to hear from you! The survey will close on Friday, May 27th. Don’t forget to include your NAME and PHONE NUMBER for a chance to win a $100 gift card. Winner will be announced Tuesday, May...
Huntsville, AL has been voted ‘Best Place to Live’ in the U.S.

Huntsville, AL has been voted ‘Best Place to Live’ in the U.S.

The City of Huntsville, Alabama, is the 2022-2023 best place to live in the United States, according to a ranking by U.S. News & World Report. In addition to being the No. 1 Best Place to Live, U.S. News also named Huntsville the: No. 54 Best Place to Retire No....
PES Recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

PES Recognized as a Reliable Public Power Provider

Pulaski Electric System (PES) has earned a Reliable Public Power Provider (RP3)® designation from the American Public Power Association for providing reliable and safe electric service. The RP3 designation, which lasts for three years, recognizes public power...
PES Supply Chain Update

PES Supply Chain Update

The supply chain for materials commonly used in our industry has been under duress for many months and the electric system devastation from the tornadoes across four states severely impacted the availability of supplies. Please be assured that PES is making every...
Notice of Video Rate Increase

Notice of Video Rate Increase

Video Rate Increase Effective April 1, 2022. Video programming costs continues to increase impacting cable providers industrywide. Over the past 2 years, programming costs have escalated over 17% and still rising. As a result, PES Energize must adjust its video...
Fiber Expansion Grant

PES Energize Seeking Grant Funding

CALLING CUSTOMERS IN THE NORTHWEST PART OF THE COUNTY! The PES Energize team has been busy preparing to to apply for grant funds via Rural Utilities Services (RUS) to expand high-speed affordable fiber internet into your area! The proposed grant area will include...
Notice of Data Increase

Notice of Data Increase

Data Rate Increase Effective Jan 2022. Due to rising cost, all data customers will notice a $5 increase on their monthly internet statement. The increase will be effective January 2022. Rate increases are never pleasing, therefore we would like to thank you in advance...
Phone Outage

Phone Outage

PES Energize Experiencing Phone Outage On Monday, September 27th, PES Energize customers and the PES Energize office lost phone service. The IT department began investigating the problem and found it to be linked to Momentum, PES Energize phone vendor. After reaching...
Tennessee Line Worker Safety Law

Tennessee Line Worker Safety Law

A new law protecting Line Worker safety was signed into law by Gov. Bill Lee on April 20, 2021. The new law protects Tennesseans from improperly installed electric generation equipment. What the Bill Does Requires electric generating equipment (like solar panels, wind...
Aid-to-Construction for Fiber Expansion

Aid-to-Construction for Fiber Expansion

Fiber Aid-to-Construction (paid-for build) Program is back! The global pandemic revealed the true need and importance of affordable high-speed internet, especially in rural areas. With that in mind, the PES Energize Team decided it was time to relaunch the ATC...
Affordable Connectivity Program (formerly EBB)

Affordable Connectivity Program (formerly EBB)

About the Affordable Connectivity Program – formerly known as the Emergency Broadband Benefit Program (EBB) The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school,...
Energize Customer Survey

Energize Customer Survey

We want to hear from you! Please tell us how we are doing by taking our quick survey for a chance to win $100 gift card. The survey will close on Wednesday, June16th. Winner will be announced Friday, June 18. Click Customer Survey to get started.
AMC Network Negotiations Underway

AMC Network Negotiations Underway

Being a small cable provider, we joined forces with other small providers to improve our ability to negotiate for better pricing. Our team, National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC), is currently in negotiations with AMC Networks to continue to offer their...
TVA & Jack Daniel’s Strike Solar Deal

TVA & Jack Daniel’s Strike Solar Deal

Tennessee Sunshine to Power Jack Daniel’s is the headline of a TVA press release after striking a deal with the iconic whiskey maker. The partnership includes Duck River Electric Membership Corporation, and Silicon Ranch, a Nashville based solar power producer,...
PES CEO Accepts New Role Outside of Company

PES CEO Accepts New Role Outside of Company

  Late March, Richard Kelley, CEO, submitted his resignation letter to the PES Power Board stating he had accepted a new role with Columbia Power & Water. Kelley has served as CEO for the past four years, but has been with PES for 15 years. He began his...
Notice of Data Increase

Notice of Data Rate Increase

Notice of Data Rate Increase With a goal of improving the customer experience, long-term financial stability, and competitiveness of its data services, the Pulaski Electric System Board of Directors approved changes to the structure of PES Energize data packages at...

Alternate Phone Numbers

Due to the unfortunate incident in Nashville, our office phone lines are not working. We have established emergency lines for customers. If you need to report an Electric outage, please call 931-207-8269 and for Energize outages, please call 931-347-9090. We are...
Video Rate Increase

Video Rate Increase

Video Rate Increase Notice Increased programming cost is an industrywide topic. In early 2019, the cost of video programming took a dramatic 13% increase and is still on the rise in 2020. As a result of the rising cost, PES Energize must adjust its video pricing...
Home Uplift Program

Home Uplift Program

PES has partnered with TVA EnergyRight to bring Home Uplift to our community. Through Home Uplift, income-qualified residents can receive valuable home energy upgrades that will improve their home’s energy efficiency and comfort as well as lower their utility...
FALL SOLAR INTERRUPTIONS

FALL SOLAR INTERRUPTIONS

Fall Sun Outages can be expected to occur during the first two weeks of October. Sun outages interfere with cable service each Spring and Fall. This phenomenon affects ALL TV providers given most television programming signals are distributed via satellite. The...
Pay By Phone System

Pay By Phone System

Each day we are faced with many dangers. From physical virus outbreak to digital, we must adapt to new ways of conducting business. At PES Energize, the safety, security, and privacy of our customers are top priority. In order to better protect our customers, PES has...
COVID-19 Community Care Fund

COVID-19 Community Care Fund

PES and TVA have Teamed Up Donate a Total of $20,000 in COVID-19 Relief for Giles County  PES knows that our Customers need help now! This is why we are proud to announce that PES has partnered with the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to provide $20,000 of community...
PES Response to COVID-19

PES Response to COVID-19

Dear PES Customers With the current threat of COVID-19 entering Giles County, the PES Management Team is working closely with our Board and City and County Officials to help ensure public safety and the health of our staff. Effective Wednesday, March 25,  we will be...
FREE Home Energy Workshop

FREE Home Energy Workshop

PES will be hosting an interactive Home Energy Workshop Monday, February 24th in the Henry Sims Boardroom at PES. The workshop will give participants a better understanding of how their home uses electric and provide tips on ways to save on their monthly bill. The...
PES Mourns the Loss of Lineman Charlie Greenfield

PES Mourns the Loss of Lineman Charlie Greenfield

In the early hours of Thursday, February 6, the PES family learned that Lineman, Charlie Greenfield, had passed away after spending weeks in the hospital. Our hearts have been heavy since. Charlie, also known around the office and warehouse as Bill or Greenfield,...
Notice of Video Rate Increase

Notice of Video Rate Increase

Notice of Increase Since early 2019, PES Energize has seen a dramatic 13% rise in the cost of video programming. As a result of the rising cost, PES Energize must adjust its video package pricing. While rate increases are not pleasant for anyone, it is imperative to...
Magotteaux Awarded Huge Electrification Incentive

Magotteaux Awarded Huge Electrification Incentive

On Wednesday, June 12, PES and TVA presented Magotteaux with the largest Energy Right incentive check in the Valley. Through the Energy Right Solutions for Business & Industry program, PES and TVA were able to help incentivize the purchase of two new electric...
Giles County Takes Green to a New Level

Giles County Takes Green to a New Level

Giles County has been designated as a Valley Sustainable Silver Community in Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) economic development program. Giles County recently completed the program sponsored by TVA and developed and administered by consultant Boyette Strategic...
Happy Birthday PES Energize!

Happy Birthday PES Energize!

Happy 12th Birthday to PES Energize! On March 23, 2007, in an effort to take advantage of Pulaski, Tennessee’s unique location, PES launched its state-of-the- art 100% fiber-optic network known as PES Energize. With a direct fiber-optic cable option, PES...
First Transformer at IP South Substation Energized

First Transformer at IP South Substation Energized

PES energized the first new transformer at the IP South substation on August 30. Industrial Park South, along with some customers previously fed from Primary Sub, located on Highway 31 south in Pulaski, were transferred to the new transformer on September 4. This...
TVA Rate Increase Announced

TVA Rate Increase Announced

1.5% Increase Effective October 1 At the August 28th PES Power Board Meeting, President/CEO Richard Kelley discussed the most recent TVA notification. Kelley confirmed, effective October 1, 2018, PES residential customers will be faced with a 1.5% TVA rate increase....
Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Health

Advanced Metering Infrastructure and Health

PES began deploying its advanced meter infrastructure (AMI) in 2008. Periodically we are asked about the safety of the meters. PES reached out to advanced metering partner, Tantalus, who supplied the following white paper regarding the safety of “smart”...
Scheduled Electric Outage to Impact Minor Hill Area

Scheduled Electric Outage to Impact Minor Hill Area

PES has an electric outage scheduled for Sunday, July 15 at 4:00 AM. This will affect all customers on Minor Hill Highway from Anthony Hill South to the State line. This will affect all of Minor Hill including; Puncheon Branch, Wray Branch, Salem Rd, Davis Hollow,...
Industrial Park South Substation Upgrade

Industrial Park South Substation Upgrade

$3M Investment in IP South Substation On Schedule March 2018 marked the beginning of a two-year, $3M investment by PES in the Industrial Park (IP) South substation located on the Elkton Highway. The IP South substation was originally constructed in 2005 as a temporary...
PaySite® Kiosk A New Way To Pay

PaySite® Kiosk A New Way To Pay

Safe and Secure Bill Pay 24 Hours A Day PES Energize customers entering the lobby after hours now have a new way to pay. The night drop box has been replaced with a PaySite® Kiosk. The PaySite® Kiosk is a secure and convenient way to pay a PES electric or PES Energize...
Hurt Man Rescue 2018 with PES Lineman Clayton Mullins

Hurt Man Rescue 2018 with PES Lineman Clayton Mullins

Enjoy the blue skies and the “room with a view!” Join PES Journeyman Lineman Mullins as he makes his annual Hurt Man Rescue 2018 recertification run. With a GoPro camera strapped to his hard hat, Mullins swiftly climbs up a 40 foot PES pole. Using his...