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People Over Profits – That’s Public Power

For nearly nine decades, our public power model has not only provided reliable energy but also invested in communities by creating jobs, protecting the environment, and supporting local education and business.

Escaping the Trash: Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful Works to Improve the Valley

Help celebrate Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month by participating in a variety of cleanup events aimed at keeping litter out of the Tennessee River watershed.

Clay Guerry - A Day in the Life of a Recreation Specialist

If you enjoy the waters of the Tennessee River or have hiked, biked or camped near its banks, chances are that Clay Guerry had a hand in helping create part of your experience.

Addressing Climate Change

Former Vice President Al Gore and TVA CEO Jeff Lyash discuss TVA’s role in addressing climate change on a podcast hosted by former Tennessee Governors Phil Bredesen and Bill Haslam.

‘We Should Be Helping’

Join local volunteers, with support from TVA, in celebration of National Public Lands Day by pitching in on clean-up efforts at Norris Lake and other natural areas in the Valley.

River Reinforcements

To prevent disruptions to the power supply as well as commercial navigation, TVA is investing $18M in upgrades to transmission towers which span the Tennessee River.

Threatened No Longer

Tiny snail darter makes a big comeback thanks to a decades-long lift from federal biologists.

‘Great Value’

After a lengthy evaluation process, Memphis Light, Gas, and Water leadership has recommended staying with TVA as its energy supplier and adopting its long-term partnership proposal.

Ready, Set, Charge

TVA and our partners are kicking off Fast Charge TN, an initiative that will ultimately lead to fast chargers strategically located along well-traveled highways and byways throughout the state.

Into Elfin Territory

A father-son duo's discovery of frosted elfins, an endangered butterfly species, in a TVA right of way area is helping lead the way to grassland conservation efforts.


TVA at a Glance

Want more information about TVA? You've got it! Our at-a-glance fact sheet covers our history, mission, generating assets, structure, key business drivers and more. Get the facts now.



Interviews


Coal Ash

TVA is an industry leader in the safe management and monitoring of coal ash. Learn how TVA is safely handling coal ash.

TVA in Memphis

So much is happening in the Memphis area, it deserves its own page! Read about the latest happenings in the Mid-South Valley.

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.

Coronavirus

We’re going above and beyond our commitment to keep the lights on, here’s how.


For Kids & Teachers

Writing a school report? Looking for STEM activities or home school projects? Want a kid's view of TVA? Use these resources to learn about our history and mission of service.

TVA Kids has fun information about our history, how we make electricity and help the environment. Use the homework helpers in your next assignment!

Water Monitoring Lab teaches you about water quality by working your way through our self-paced virtual program. 

TVA STEM has lessons and activities that meet Tennessee state academic standards. You can also learn about STEM careers!

Currents of Change has interactive history lessons that follow the Tennessee Valley from the Great Depression through today. Lessons meet Tennessee and Alabama state academic standards.