TVA To Hold Public Briefing on Integrated Resource Plan
Nov. 10, 2009
CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — TVA will hold a public briefing and listening session beginning at 6 p.m. EST Monday, Nov. 16, on the status of its Integrated Resource Plan, known as TVA’s Environmental and Energy Future, which will outline future power resource options.
TVA representatives will discuss the status of the IRP process, which is designed to get input on how TVA provides electric power to the Tennessee Valley for the next 20 years, and answer questions from the public. The meeting will be at the Marriott Hotel, Plaza C, 2 Carter Plaza, in Chattanooga.
At 7:30 p.m. the Stakeholder Review Group will hold a 30-minute listening session to gather feedback from the public. The group was created to provide TVA with various stakeholder viewpoints from across the Valley during the IRP process.
TVA plans to hold public briefings and listening sessions quarterly. In addition to the quarterly public meetings, TVA regularly posts information as it is developed on the TVA Website, to enable interested parties to stay abreast of efforts under way. Information on upcoming meeting dates and locations are posted on the Website.
TVA is the nation’s largest public power provider and is completely self-financing. TVA provides power to large industries and 158 power distributors that serve approximately 9 million consumers in seven southeastern states. TVA also creates economic development opportunities and manages the Tennessee River and its tributaries to provide multiple benefits, including flood damage reduction, navigation, water quality and recreation.
TVA News Bureau, Knoxville, (865) 632-6000