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Innovation, Discovery, National Security, History

Welcome to the
East Tennessee Economic Council!

ETEC is an independent, regional, non-profit, membership organization created in the early 1970s, dedicated to supporting the federal government’s missions in East Tennessee, as well as seeking new ways to create prosperity, promote regional development, and explore opportunities for growth.

ETEC's Friday Morning Meetings


The U.S. Department of Energy creates billions in economic benefit and high-quality jobs for the State of Tennessee. ETEC coordinates an economic impact study every 5 years to measure. The data below is from FY 2020.


DOE Economic Impact

Full-time Jobs Supported


DOE & Contractor Procurements

ETEC Premier Members

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