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TVA Joins Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare to Improve Reading Literacy

TVA is funding literacy tutoring sessions as part of its partnership with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare to address reading comprehension and proficiency among Memphis students.

Stephen Craven Named TVA Engineer of the Year

Stephen Craven, an electrical engineer and third-generation TVA employee, was awarded TVA Engineer of the Year for designing a faster, safer, and more private communication architecture.

Celebrating TVA’s Great American Success Story

This year is a big one for TVA - we're celebrating our 90th anniversary with a focus on our mission of service including community projects, public tours of dams and exhibits at regional festivals.

TVA Approves Retirement of Cumberland, Replacement of One Unit With Natural Gas

Following a multi-year process which included public input, TVA approved the retirement of Cumberland Fossil Plant and replacement generation for one unit with a natural gas plant.

Hatchery’s Hail Mary Makes Homecoming Possible

Armed with snorkels and Super Glue, TVA and other members of a fish conservation partnership ventured into the Nantahala National Forest to help re-establish rare mollusks there.

We Are Delighted

TVA welcomes six new board members—from Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Virginia—to complete our Board of Directors.

New Study Shows Walking in Nature Makes You Feel Better

Walking in nature not only lifts the mood and relieves stress, a new study shows it may help some with major depression. TVA maintains over 180 miles of trails for enjoyable, cost-free therapy.

Awards Season

For the 17th consecutive year, TVA's Economic Development team has been recognized by Site Selection magazine for its success in attracting jobs and capital investment to the Valley.

Honoring Veteran and TVA Security Officer Maria Bell

TVA Security Officer Maria Bell shares her three core values to protect and make personnel feel safe and secure at TVA's Sequoyah Nuclear Plant.

Cumberland Fossil Plant Decision Imminent, Environmental Review Complete

As part of its decision-making process, TVA issued an environmental impact statement on the potential retirement and replacement generation of Cumberland Fossil Plant.


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.