License Plate Honors Tennessee Lineworkers

Across Tennessee there are 3,500 electric lineworkers who put their lives on the line to bring power to homes, farms, hospitals, schools, and factories across the state.

In 2019 the Tennessee’s electric cooperatives, including VEC, worked with state lawmakers to introduce a specialty license plate to honor the important work that Tennessee’s electric lineworkers do each day.

Funds raised through the sale of the Powering Tennessee specialty plates go to the Tennessee Lineworker Lifeline Fund, a nonprofit foundation established to support lineworkers and their families in the event of a serious injury or fatality while on the job.

Even though we hope the funds never have to be used, the foundation is ready to assist lineworkers and their families if tragedy strikes.

The Powering Tennessee specialty plates have been available for just over a year, and hundreds of motorists in our service area are already using the plates. You don’t have to be a lineman to order a plate, and we encourage you to join us in supporting Tennessee’s electric lineworkers. You can learn more about the Powering Tennessee specialty license plate, or learn how to order your own at