The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies serving 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.
TVA has been a fundamental force in the prosperity of the Tennessee Valley since 1933. Read about its decade-by-decade impacts in the areas of energy production, environmental stewardship and economic development.
Learn how TVA supports the social and economic well-being of the communities in the Tennessee Valley region through its efforts in education, human services and community enrichment.
The U.S. TVA Police—(855) 476-2489—is a federally commissioned law enforcement agency dedicated to the protection of TVA’s employees, visitors and physical assets. This includes TVA recreational lands and lakes.
TVA values diversity—it makes us stronger. That’s why we actively recruit employees of all races, colors, sexual orientations, ethnicities, genders, abilities, religions and ages.
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Meet more TVA employees, and learn about some of the fascinating ways they serve the Tennessee Valley through their work in energy, environmental stewardship and economic development.
They’re your friends, your family, your neighbors. Get to know them.
Need a speaker for an upcoming event? Consider booking one from TVA. Here's how.
Living in the Tennessee Valley, we enjoy electric rates lower than 70 percent of the country. But TVA provides much more than power through these low rates.
Investment in TVA supports electricity, environment and economic development of the Tennessee Valley.
These documents govern TVA's daily operations and report on how it's doing.
TVA’s ombudsman provides an independent channel for mediating stakeholder complaints.
If you have an issue regarding your electric service you've been unable to resolve with your local power company, TVA may be able to help.
Contact information for TVA’s corporate offices and emergency assistance lines.
Writing a school report? Looking for STEM activities or home school projects? Use these resources to find out about TVA's history and ongoing mission of service.
TVA STEM has lessons and activities that meet Tennessee state academic standards. You can also learn about STEM careers!
Currents of Change has interactive history lessons which trace the transformation of the Tennessee Valley from the Great Depression through today. Lessons meet Tennessee and Alabama state academic standards.