Safe and Smart About Coal Ash

TVA is doing more than ever before to monitor and protect groundwater near its coal ash storage sites, including at the Cumberland Fossil Plant—TVA’s largest coal-fired plant.

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A New Beginning for the Muscle Shoals Reservation

For over 100 years, a 1,000-acre parcel in Colbert County, Ala., has been home to those who’ve worked to tame a river, harness electricity, win world wars and feed a nation. Now it’s ready to start a new chapter in its history.

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Powering Jobs

Greg Goza, winner of TVA’s 2018 Ike Zeringue Engineer of the Year award, knew at an early age that he was born to be an engineer. Today, he puts his skills to work helping to bring thousands of high-paying jobs to our region.

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TVA’s Muscle Shoals Property Auction Complete

There’s a new future in store for TVA’s Muscle Shoals reservation, which was returned to the private sector for economic development in the Quad Cities area.

Going Green for Earth Day

TVA joins with the Tennessee Valley’s local power companies to help homeowners and businesses find renewable solutions that are the right fit for them.

Got Power? Thank a Lineman!

It’s a job that takes dedication, guts, skill and and a single-minded focus on one purpose: To bring power to all parts of the Tennessee Valley. For a job well done, TVA salutes its linemen!

Doing Our Part to Help Others

It’s been 50 years since the loss of the visionary leader, Martin Luther King, Jr., but his words still ring true. “Life’s most persistent and urgent question is: What are you doing for others?” We take that question to heart.

TVA Begins Drawdowns in the Beech River System

Beginning the week of April 9, TVA will draw down water levels at Beech, Cedar, Pine and Pin Oak reservoirs to conduct dam health checks. The week long drawdown will allow TVA’s Dam Safety personnel to conduct routine five-year safety checks.

Women in TVA Help Teach Girls About STEM

The explosion in the popularity of handheld devices and other technologies is phenomenal; yet, few American girls are gaining expertise in science, technology, engineering and math—STEM—fields.

Statement Regarding Recent Inspector General Report on Fixed-Wing Aircraft

TVA has reviewed the Office of the Inspector General’s audit report on our fixed-wing aircraft purchases and use. While we disagree with the OIG’s conclusions in some areas, we agree their audit findings do support the need to improve documentation for our processes.

Valley Sends 34 Teams to World Robotics Finals

This April, 34 teams representing 29 schools from across TVA’s service territory will compete at their respective world robotics finals held in Detroit, Michigan, Louisville, Kentucky, or Houston, Texas.

TVA Invests in Home Weatherization Program for Memphis

There’s new hope for those with limited incomes coping with high power bills. Thanks to a unique partnership, more than 400 Memphis homeowners will get a life-changing home makeover.

Learning to Make Money

For the past 20 years, TVA has helped over 9,000 students at the region’s top universities learn to invest, giving them an advantage in today’s competitive job market. Here, one successful participant looks back at the edge it gave him.

TVA Is Committed to Protecting Human Health and the Environment

TVA is sharing results of new groundwater monitoring samples taken at its coal combustion residual (CCR) sites to identify areas for more study and possible action. TVA has been transparent about its groundwater monitoring programs for years

Cleaner Future for 280,000 More Valley Homes

What if we could reduce our carbon footprint and generate more, low-cost, reliable energy without building a new plant? That’s exactly what’s happening at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Athens, Ala.

Boone Dam Project

TVA has found the fix for seepage at Boone Dam: a composite seepage barrier made of non-erodible material. Construction will take five to seven years. Maximum safety measures will remain in place throughout the process. Read more about Boone Dam.

 

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