TVA Keeps Valley Commerce on the Grow

TVA Economic Development's Senior Vice President John Bradley sits down to discuss TVA’s FY2016 results in terms of direct investment and jobs attracted and retained. (Hint: It's good news.)

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Tennessee Valley’s Automotive Fast Lane

Spurred by the presence of four automotive OEMs, the Tennessee Valley’s transportation sector is the second largest in the nation—and poised to leave Michigan in its taillights.

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TVA Prepares Rural Leaders to Bring Home Jobs

How TVA Economic Development is making a difference for the Valley’s smallest and most challenged communities by training a field of educated and informed pros ready to recruit new business.

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About TVA Economic Development

TVA Economic Development serves the seven states that make up the TVA service area—almost all of Tennessee and parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and Kentucky. Through our partnerships with other economic development organizations, we help foster capital investment and job growth in the area. Site Selection magazine has named the TVA one of the top 10 utilities in economic development for the eleventh straight year.


TVA Economic Development works to attract new companies—which results in more jobs and investments in the Valley—and to engage existing businesses and industries to help them grow in a sustainable way. We are committed to serving our communities and corporate citizens to help them achieve lasting success in our dynamic, prosperous region. Working in concert with our partners—regional, state and community organizations—we offer site selection services, incentives, research and technical assistance to help companies locate, stay and expand existing operations in the Tennessee Valley.

Together, we help the region create opportunities that make life better for the people in the Valley.

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TVA Site Selector

Need help finding just the right home for your company within TVA's seven-state region? Let our Site Selector suite of tools help. With Site Selector, you'll be able to search 2,000 available job sites in our GIS database, get key demographic information about subregions inside the Valley,  have access to an assortment of maps and learn much more about the benefits TVA Economic Development offers.

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Attract New Business

Finding locations for business and industry in the Tennessee Valley. Find your new home.

Engage Business + Industry

Nurturing communities and businesses for long-term economic prosperity. Learn more.

Serve: Teamwork with Partners

Partnerships throughout the region help us create incentive packages that work. Get information now.

Our Team

At TVA Economic Development, we have an array of specialists to help meet your needs. Meet the team.


Economic Development News

Warner Music Group

Warner Music Group, a globally recognized entertainment brand and music label, announced plans to expand in Nashville, Tenn. The music company plans to expand its U.S. finance team, creating 175 new jobs.

Cargill, Incorporated

Cargill, Incorporated., a worldwide provider of food, agriculture, financial and industrial products announced plans to open a new venture at the site of its current facility in Memphis, Tennessee. The project represents plans to invest in the creation of the world’s largest gas fermentation facility, creating 75 new jobs upon completion of the plant, expanding to 160 employees once the plant is at full capacity.

Custom Engineered Wheels

Custom Engineered Wheels, a leading custom wheel manufacturer, announced plans to expand in Prentiss County, Mississippi.  The company’s Baldwyn operation plans to create 20 new jobs and invest $13 million in the project.

Wacker Chemie AG

Wacker Chemie AG, the world’s third largest pyrogenic silica manufacturer, and TVA direct-served customer, announced plans to expand operations at its Bradley County, Tennessee facility. The new production facility project will be adjacent to the company’s existing polysilicon plant and represents $150 million in capital investment, and 50 new jobs in the region.