Watts Bar Unit 2: What It Means for You

Achieving commercial operation of Watts Bar Nuclear Plant’s Unit 2 was a major achievement for TVA, and a smart investment for every energy consumer in the Tennessee Valley. Here’s why.

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Keeping Hydro Humming

Producing clean, low-cost electricity is important for the environment and your pocketbook. Check out what we are doing to keep 70- and 80-year old dams operating like well-conditioned athletes.

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Breathing Easier at Shawnee

New air cleaning equipment being installed on Shawnee Fossil Plant's units 1 and 4 is designed to reduce sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxide emissions by 96 and 90 percent respectively.

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Transmission

Power on! Most power users—and you might be one—probably never give any thought to our extensive power transmission system. That's because we’re doing our job, and doing it well.

Our Power System

TVA's diverse power portfolio is ever changing. But here's a guide to our classic powerhouses: coal, natural gas, nuclear, hydropower and renewable such as solar, wind and biogas.

Technology Innovations

TVA is working to meet future demand for cleaner, leaner power by developing innovative technologies that will help it generate electricity in ways that are more renewable and efficient than ever before—designed to keep you comfortable while preserving natural resources.

Renewable Energy Solutions

Whether you’re a homeowner, small business entrepreneur or larger-scale developer, we provide incentives and technical support for you to develop your own renewable energy projects and potentially sell power back to TVA.

Our Customers

TVA sells its power to 154 individual local power companies, 59 large industrial and institutional customers and 12 surrounding utilities that buy power from TVA power off the grid. TVA’s customers serve as its partners—and to a large extent they make us who they are today.

Integrated Resource Plan

TVA’s IRP is a power planning roadmap to 2033 examining a variety of economic, regulatory and market-driven scenarios and strategies to help TVA respond to changing energy demands while continuing to provide reliable power at the lowest possible cost.