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Electric Power Research Institute

The Electric Power Research Institute is a world-recognized leader in creating energy-related technology and environmental solutions. EPRI's technical program spans topics related to every aspect of electric power industry:

  • Generation
  • Environmental protection
  • Power delivery
  • Power use

TVA was a founding member of the institute in 1973. In 2013, TVA is involved in 60 of the institute's programs as a collaborative partner. Approximately 70 percent of TVA’s total R&D budget in 2010 is currently allocated to projects jointly funded with the Electric Power Research Institute and the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association.

TVA research partnerships with the institute include:

  • IntelliGrid
  • Intelligent Universal Transformer
  • Green Circuits
  • Ohio River Basin Trading Program
  • Air Quality Impacts of Electric Transportation
  • Renewable Energy Cost and Performance Assessment (2010-11)


Visit the Electric Power Research Institute website to learn more.


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