City of Chattanooga announces plan to generate renewable energy and enhance the biosolids program at Moccasin Bend Environmental Campus

Mayor Tim Kelly: “This one is a win no matter how you look at it.”  At yesterday’s monthly meeting of the Industrial Development Board, the City of Chattanooga unveiled plans to install a waste-to-energy system that will convert the city’s wastewater into a renewable energy source at its Moccasin Bend Environmental Campus (MBEC). Waste-to-energy systems […]

Tennessee American Water Proudly Recognizes American Water Charitable Foundation 2023 Water and Environment Grantees

Recipients include four nonprofit organizations across Tennessee American Water The American Water Charitable Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization established by American Water, the largest regulated water and wastewater utility company in the U.S., recently announced four organizations were awarded a Water and Environment grant, supporting communities served by Tennessee American Water. “We are pleased that the American […]

Chattanooga and Hamilton County unveil partnership to strengthen education, enhance affordable housing, and revitalize 300 acres on city’s Westside

Plan will create downtown education opportunities, affordable housing, and new green spaces as part of the development of 1 million square feet of commercial space and thousands of new homes A historic agreement unveiled Friday will revitalize 300 acres of downtown riverfront adjacent to Chattanooga’s core, expand downtown education opportunities, create more affordable housing for […]

Tennessee American Water Highlights Safety and Work Zone Awareness Week

As the construction season ramps up, Tennessee American Water joins utilities and organizations across the country to highlight National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW), which runs from April 17-21, 2023.  NWZAW was launched more than 20 years ago to raise public awareness about work zone safety and the importance of using extra caution when traveling […]

Join “Gig City Goes Quantum” in completing 1,000+ Quantum Learning Activities

Effort Led by Coalition Including EPB Quantum NetworkSM powered by Qubitekk, Community Leaders, Universities, Schools and Companies EPB of Chattanooga and Qubitekk have joined with a range of educational, non-profit and corporate partners in launching, an interactive web site with a variety of educational resources to engage people of all ages in 1,000+ Quantum Learning Activities […]

Chattanooga launches “Gig City Goes Quantum” to prepare for the Quantum Age

Led by EPB Quantum NetworkSM powered by Qubitekk, initiative starts with goal of completing 1,000 Quantum Learning Activities for World Quantum Day This morning at a meeting of the Quantum Economic Development Consortium (QED-C), Chattanooga Mayor Tim Kelly announced “Gig City Goes Quantum,” a new initiative to prepare for education, jobs and business opportunities in the […]

Tennessee American Water Announces Remote Job Opportunities for Chattanooga and Surrounding Areas

Tennessee American Water and its parent company, American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, announced today it will offer 25 full remote, customer service job opportunities for residents of Chattanooga and surrounding communities.  “By bringing remote customer service job opportunities to the Chattanooga region, Tennessee American Water is […]

J.D. Power Names EPB #1 in Customer Satisfaction in the South among Midsize Electric Utilities, 7 Years in a Row

 J.D. Power awarded EPB Best Customer Satisfaction for Residential Electric Service in the South among Midsize Utilities for the seventh consecutive year, according to the J.D. Power 2022 Electric Utility Residential Customer Satisfaction StudySM. “In addition to leading as the winner in the South among Midsize Utilities for overall Customer Satisfaction for seven straight years, EPB […]

U.S. Department of Energy recognizes Chattanooga for leadership in energy efficiency

City’s energy savings efforts reduce operational costs by nearly $2 million annually compared to 2013 baseline The City of Chattanooga has reduced its energy use by 36 percent across 2 million square feet of municipal building space compared to 2013 levels, resulting in an annual savings of nearly $2 million in operational costs. Representatives from […]

Astec strengthens sustainability commitment joining NAPA Climate Initiative

Astec (NASDAQ: ASTE) announced it has joined The Road Forward, an industry-wide initiative of the National Asphalt Pavement Association (NAPA), to engage, educate, and empower the U.S. asphalt community to produce and construct net zero carbon emission asphalt pavements by 2050. “Sustainability is embedded in our strategy,” said Jaco van der Merwe, Group President, Astec. […]