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TVA asking customers to reduce power usage through Friday afternoon
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Thursday, January 23, 2014 12:40 PM EST
The Tennessee Valley Authority is asking customers to reduce their power usage in an effort to deal with subfreezing temperatures that are causing a high demand for electricity across the southeast.
TVA said its bulk electric system remains secure and stable, but any reductions in usage can help ensure a continued supply of power and avoid interruptions of service.
TVA is asking customers to reduce usage through Friday afternoon.
The utility supplies power to about 9 million people in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.