Sustainability a Key to TVA’s Lower Carbon Future

Climate change. Renewables. Nuclear. Pollution. Coal. Carbon. Regulations. What does it all mean? We caught up with TVA’s Chief Sustainability Officer Brenda Brickhouse to help sort it out for us.

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Allen Combined Cycle Plant Now 75% Complete

The news from Memphis is promising: the new Allen project is going up on time and under budget—and is contributing both renewable energy and economic benefit to Shelby County.

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The “Plugged In” City

It’s the little city that’s driving big change. Find out how Chattanooga, Tenn., is becoming a model for electric transportation in the Tennessee Valley and—perhaps—across the country.

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Transmission

TVA manages 16,200 miles of transmission line to deliver 99.999% reliability. Learn about rights of way, new transmission projects and how to interconnect with our system.

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 renewables 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 us generate and use electricity in ways that are more renewable and efficient than ever before.

Valley Renewable Energy

Whether you’re a homeowner, small business entrepreneur or larger-scale developer, we offer a spectrum of programs that provide incentives and technical support for you to develop your own renewable energy projects.

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.