Signs of the Times

Using a painstaking process allowed TVA to restore the unique maps and other plaques installed at TVA dam reservations decades ago. Now their information is available for future generations.

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Paws Up for This Crime Fighting Duo

Crime detectors by day, energetic teddy bears by night: TVA’s new police dogs are on the job, one paw at a time. Their canine sense of smell make Harley and Bronson a valuable addition to the TVA Police team.

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Watts Bar “Bee-Team” Saves Swarming Hive

When a swarm of bees descended on Watts Bar Nuclear Plant, one beekeeping employee knew just what to do. Thanks to his know-how and connections, these important pollinators are surviving and thriving today.

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Innovative Research Feeds Elderly in Need

The Fresh Electric Farm is an indoor hydroponic farm that could one day change the way residents select fresh greens--greens grown without the need for soil.

Uganda Public Power Visits TVA—Serving the Valley, Teaching the World

Recently, TVA hosted visitors from Uganda, where the nation’s sole public power provider uses hydroelectricity harnessed from the Nile River to generate roughly 80 percent of their energy portfolio.

Browns Ferry Competes for Global Energy Award

The Alabama nuclear plant is a finalist for the Global Energy Award after completing a project that allows the plant to safely power an additional 280,000 homes.

Salamander Surprise!

Searching for bats in a Boone Lake cave yields a surprisingly healthy population of salamander species.

VR Simulation Gets Real

Crane operators train with virtual reality gaming technology without threat of expensive and dangerous mistakes.

Low-Carbon Heroes

TVA has announced the names of those who earned this year’s Carbon Reduction Award for businesses served by local power companies.

Tiny Typo Makes a Big Difference

Backpacks with a misprinted TVA logo find their way to students in need in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Now they're carrying crayons and textbooks instead of executive training materials.

Electrifying New EV Models Amaze Test Drivers

As more and more auto manufacturers are giving the green light for the production of electric vehicles (EVs), TVA and the region’s local power companies are doing their part to put more people in the driver’s seat of these new, leading-edge vehicles.

Partnership Produces More Solar in the Valley

A new 6MW solar facility at the Naval Air Station in Meridian, Mississippi includes more than 15,000 solar photovoltaic panels on approximately 38 acres that will produce enough energy to power 750 homes.

Fiber Optic Installation Sheds Light on Valuable Partnership

A project to install fiber optic cable to increase bandwidth and data transmission speeds between dams and locks shows how two federal agencies can partner to reduce costs and improve communications.

TVA Gives Tullahoma Aquatic Exhibit an International Flair

Now, thanks to a STEM investment from TVA, a new exhibit at the Hands-on Science Center (HOSC) in Tullahoma, Tennessee, will add a species with exotic flair—the Mexican Walking Fish.

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.

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TVA’s 2019 Stewardship Book

We’re excited to share a look into our master list of projects for this year. Check them out now!