NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Nashville Electric Service (NES) customers have achieved over 34 million kilowatt-hours in energy savings in 2013.

Because of this major milestone, NES has received special recognition from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) for helping customers realize these savings through several energy-efficiency programs offered by NES and TVA.

“It really says something when your customers are receptive to important initiatives such as energy savings,” said Sara Elliott, NES energy services engineering manager. “NES is proud to serve the community of Nashville with safe and reliable power, while also leading in energy-efficient efforts.”

NES consistently ranks as a top performer among other distributors in the following areas:

  • In-Home Energy Evaluations – First in the Valley with over 3.6 million kWh in savings and over 2,100 participants.
  • Energy Right Solutions for Business – Top performer in the Valley with 16.7 million kWh of savings.
  • Green Power Switch – Top performer in the Valley with over 85,000 blocks sold.
  • Customer Self Audits – Second overall in the Valley with more than 1,000 participants for 765,128 kWh of savings.
  • Heat Pumps – Third in the Valley with over 850,000 kWh in savings from 738 participants.
  • Energy Right Solutions for Industry – Third in the Valley with 11.7 million kWh of savings.

“NES provides the staffing, promotion and resources to ensure customers are aware of and can participate in energy efficiency measures to save on electric bills,” said Cindy Herron, TVA vice president of EnergyRight and Renewable Solutions.

About NES

Nashville Electric Service (NES) is one of the 12 largest public electric utilities in the nation, distributing energy to more than 360,000 customers in Middle Tennessee. Founded in 1939, NES is proud to be celebrating 75 years as a community partner and service provider. For more information, visit