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Doing Business with TVA

TVA has business relationships with its suppliers, power distributors, and many other organizations and individuals. This page summarizes different programs and directs you to more details and contact information.


The Supplier Connections Portal links you to TVA’s Supply Chain, which manages contracts that provide services and materials to TVA and oversees warehousing, investment recovery, and logistics operations. Read answers to the most frequently asked questions about doing business with TVA, and register to become a supplier.

Contract Approval Authorities

The required level of TVA purchasing approval varies based on the type, term and value of the contracting action. View the public notice that details this information.

Power Distributors

The Online Connection is a password-protected site serving TVA’s public power distributors and trade and business groups that work directly with TVA business units. Find product information, news and events, and contact information.

Make a Payment

eCollection allows customers to make payments to TVA using the government's secure online payment system,

Sales and Auctions

TVA sells surplus material and equipment such as pumps, motors and vehicles. Find out about current sales and auctions.

Shoreline Construction Permits

A permit is needed for any type of major or minor construction project along the Tennessee River and its tributaries, including docks, boathouses, steps, and fences. View information on shoreline construction permits.

Power Services

TVA provides services to power plants and large industries through its Power Service Center, Heavy Equipment Division, and Central Laboratories. TVA’s power services include transformer refurbishment, electric motor repair, chemical analyses, instrument calibration, and more.




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