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Key Facts About TVA’s Transmission System

TVA, the first utility to build 500,000-volt transmission lines, operates and maintains one of the largest single-owner transmission systems in the United States. Its 15,900 miles of line are enough to span the nation more than six times.

System facts

  • 15,900 circuit miles of transmission line
  • 102,200 transmission line structures
  • 487 power stations and switchyards
  • 260,000 acres of transmission right-of-way

Key managers

  • Rob Manning
    Executive Vice President
    Power System Operations
  • Clayton Clem
    Vice President
    Electric System Projects
  • Jacinda Woodward
    Vice President
    Power Control Systems
  • Tracy Flippo
    Vice President
    Transmission Operations and Maintenance
  • Bob Dalrymple
    Vice President
    Transmission and Reliability
  • Tim Ponseti
    Vice President
    System Planning 

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