At Holston Electric Cooperative (HEC), our mission is to provide safe, dependable electric service to our member-owners at a reasonable cost. Our value is service.

Formed in 1940, Holston Electric Cooperative is member-owned distributor of Tennessee Valley Authority power, providing service in Hawkins and Hamblen counties in rural upper East Tennessee. Our vision is to deliver a level of electric service that meets or exceeds our customers’ expectations.

Our business goals are:

  • To supply our members with economical, reliable service.
  • To promote and inform our members of the benefits of cooperative electric service and of the safe and efficient uses of electricity.
  • To develop our employees’ professional skills and increase job satisfaction through training and education.
  • To recognize employees’ unique talents, personalities and contributions to our quality service efforts.
  • To protect and preserve our natural environment.
  • To foster the continued residential, commercial, and industrial growth of our region.

Holston Electric Cooperative provides electric service to more than 30,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers, has a 525 square-mile service area, and operates a distribution system of more than 2,600 miles with 12 substations in operation. The headquarters building is located in Rogersville and branch offices are located in Church Hill and Russellville.