February 2002 - The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has expanded its Green Power Switch program to include seven more distributors in eastern Tennessee, bringing the total number of utilities participating in the program to 19. Customers of the following utilities can now purchase green power: Bristol Tennessee Electric System, Johnson City Power Board, Lenoir City Utilities Board, Erwin Utilities, Morristown Power Systems, Mountain Electric Cooperative, and Appalachian Electric Cooperative.
Power for the program is currently supplied from three, 660-kW wind turbines, a 4.0-MW landfill methane project, and 250 kW of photovoltaics projects. TVA plans to add another 20 MW of wind power by October 2003. More than 4,900 customers are participating in the program.
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