The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has accepted and docketed the utility’s early site permit application for the potential construction and operation of multiple SMR units at the Clinch River Site in Oak Ridge, Tennessee.
This ancient fish, once extinct in the Tennessee River system, has made a comeback thanks to a savvy reintroduction initiative by TVA and its partners.
The Tennessee Valley Authority reports that the weekend’s cold snap, which dipped down to 14 degrees across the Tennessee Valley, ranked fourth in the utility’s “Top 10” winter weekend power peaks.
More precipitation in the new year improves drought conditions and hydro generation, even though runoff levels are playing catch-up.
TVA and its volunteer partners logged over 100,000 visitors to reimagined and refurbished visitor centers at TVA hydroelectric facilities in 2016. With further improvements planned for 2017, that number is likely to grow.
TVA and Warren Rural Electric Cooperative Corp. joined together to create unique solution to the problem of piglets getting squashed in the pen: a warming blanket.
TVA’s diversified generation portfolio allows it to choose between generation sources, and emphasize low-cost fuels. This is especially helpful in winter months, when coal and gas plants are crucial to meeting demand.
Demolition work at John Sevier Fossil Plant demonstrates TVA at it’s best: Working in an environmentally responsible way to restore the site of a former coal plant so that the land can be used for economic development.
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.
Though it's long been a source of frustration and congestion for those navigating from the Tennessee River into the Ohio, TVA and the Army Corps of Engineers are cooperating to build a modern lock at Kentucky Dam that’s tailored to today’s barge traffic.
As many Americans grow more aware of their environmental footprint and look for ways to maximize their energy usage, TVA’s energy efficiency strategy has been singled out as a model that may be worth replicating.