Diverse Suppliers Key to TVA’s Success

TVA is committed to small, Valley-based, and diverse businesses — those owned by women, people of color, veterans and those located in HUB zones. Read what one such supplier has to say about doing business with TVA.

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You Can Rely on Her

Marjorie Parsons—the first woman to be named Ike Zeringue Engineer of the Year—is a vigilant guardian of the transmission system, working hard to maintain reliability for the people of the Valley and beyond.

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Kingston – A Legacy of Promises Kept

When a coal ash impoundent at Kingston Fossil Plant ruptured 10 years ago, TVA responded immediately — and made a commitment to the Kingston community to restore the area to as good or better as it ever was.

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Asian Carp: It’s What’s for Dinner

We’ve all heard about Asian carp and know the nuisance these flying fish can be in our lakes and rivers. But step back for a moment and think of Asian carp in a whole new way—as tasty table fare.

TVA CEO Jeff Lyash Meets with Tennessee Governor Bill Lee

New TVA President and CEO Jeff Lyash met with Tennessee Governor Bill Lee and Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation Commissioner David Salyers on Friday in Nashville. The trio discussed TVA’s mission of service.

TVA Employees Teach Girls to be UnBought and UnBossed

Two TVA employees — Nicci Brewer and Kayla Verner-Dingle — were recently honored by Girls Inc. at the UnBought and UnBossed Awards.

STEM Students Use Robots to Develop Engineering Skills

To promote future STEM-related careers for the Valley’s youth, TVA Generation Construction, Projects & Services and Facilities Management hosted their third-annual Robotics Showcase for kids from Hamilton County to hype their school’s robots programs.

TVA Inventor Creates Golf's Greatest Beaches at The Masters

TVA scientist Mason K. Banks invented the mining process of froth flotation to free up North Carolina feldspar and mica. The byproduct—high-quality quartz—now fills bunkers on America's most beautiful golf courses.

Look but Don’t Touch Artifacts on TVA Public Lands

February’s record rainfall caused extensive erosion and flooding along Tennessee River banks and public lands. TVA reminds public lands users to leave artifacts that may a have been washed up to the surface right where they are.

What Lies Beneath: “Hidden Rivers” Premieres

A TVA-sponsored nature movie goes beneath the surface of the Tennessee Valley’s waters and takes you on a close-up tour of the astonishing variety of life in the water.

There’s an App for That

Want to know what’s happening on the Tennessee River system? Need lake information at your fingertips? You’ve got it: just download TVA’s Lake Levels app.

After the Flood

Did the high water leave litter and debris on your property or in your Tennessee Valley community? Are you seeing shoreline erosion? Find out what you can do.

Solar Is Shining in the Valley

With a slew of recent solar growth, TVA stands poised to triple its solar portfolio by 2021.

TVA Dams Avert $1.6 Billion in Flood Damages

The numbers are in. TVA’s River Forecast Center estimates about $1.6 billion in flood damages were averted while the Tennessee River swelled due to the wettest February in TVA’s recorded history. PLUS: Video stories from the heart of the flooding.

Groundwater Monitoring Results Provide TVA More In-depth Information on the Safe Management of CCR

TVA is sharing results of the latest groundwater monitoring samples taken at its coal combustion residual sites to identify areas for additional study and possible corrective action.

Nolichucky Upgrade

A new spill gate at one of TVA’s oldest dams will allow better access and greater safety through more accurate inspections.

What’s Going on at Allen Fossil Plant?

For a retired asset, there is still a lot going on at Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis, and some decisions to be made about the future of the property. And TVA wants your input.

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.

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

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TVA’s 2019 Stewardship Book

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