On in a Hot Minute

Twelve minutes is how long it takes to fire up a combustion turbine gas plant and tie it to the power grid. These not-so-secret weapons in TVA’s generating arsenal are used to meet peaking power demand on the coldest days.

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TVA Takes Johnsonville Fossil Plant Offline

With a spirit of pride and quiet reflection on the success of TVA’s oldest fossil plant, employees took the last four operating units of Johnsonville Fossil Plant offline on December 31, 2017, after 66 years of service.

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Weatherproofing Works

TVA’s Extreme Energy Makeovers program has made a big difference in the lives of low income ratepayers. Now, thanks to involvement from local power companies, communities and federal programs, the good work will continue.

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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.

Public Power Partnerships

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 off the grid. TVA’s customers serve as its partners—and to a large extent they make us who we 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.