Mountain Electric Cooperative Selects McLean Engineering for Transmission Line Inspection


Mountain Electric Cooperative of Mountain City, Tenn., recently selected McLean Engineering Company to provide transmission line construction inspection for a difficult 69-kV project winding through a rough, mountainous region of its electric service territory.

McLean will provide engineering project review of tensioned wire pulling in addition to general inspection support during the construction process of 4.5 miles of transmission line.

McLean works with municipalities, cooperatives and investor-owned utilities to provide inspection services that are specific, location-based and actionable.

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About McLean Engineering
Established in 1936, McLean Engineering has over 80 years of experience in the power engineering field, serving electric utility systems throughout the United States. Over the years, McLean Engineering has built a reputation for providing safe, reliable and durable solutions by focusing on long-term relationships with their clients. 

McLean Engineering provides design, engineering, and inspection solutions, and is nationally-recognized in the area of pole attachments, having presented to national audiences on the topic and consulted for electric utilities across the U.S. on pole attachment issues, including rental rates, permitting, inspection, attacher management, make-ready engineering as well as contract development, negotiation, and administration.

About Mountain Electric Cooperative
Mountain Electric Cooperative, Inc. (MEC) is a member owned electric cooperative located in northeast Tennessee and northwest North Carolina. Its corporate office is located in Mountain City, TN, with a district office in Newland, NC, and a branch office in Roan Mountain, TN. The cooperative was formed on April 1, 1941 by area farmers and residents. MEC distributes electricity, generated by the Tennessee Valley Authority, to over 33,600 residential and business members in a 700 square mile service area. Learn more at