Due to continuing dry conditions, TVA has issued a burn ban on all of the public lands, recreation areas and facility reservations it manages. Campfires, barbeques, smoking and any other flame producing activities are prohibited. In addition, several TVA-managed public sites in the highest-danger zones have been closed to protect the public. See a list of the affected areas.
With more than 1,200 fire raging across the southeast, TVA is taking precautionary steps and closing recreation areas that are at high risk (or that have already experienced fire).
A hot, dry summer followed by an abnormally dry fall has posed water quality and quantity issues. Despite the drought, TVA’s River Management Team is on the job to ensure that water is allocated in ways that best serves the people of the Valley.
TVA receives recognition from the national Advisory Council on Historic Preservation for its work in restoring and protecting 500-year-old Native American cliff art in northeast Alabama.
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.
In closing and covering an ash stack at retired Colbert Fossil Plant, TVA creates not only safety but also scenery.
3-2-1-ignition! Paradise Combined Cycle Plant's Unit 1 fired up for the first time at 5:23 p.m. EST Monday. All three gas-fired units will go through a series of tests over the next few months in preparation for commercial operation in 2017.
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.
TVA is making two slot cuts in Fontana Dam to relieve pressure caused by alkali aggregate reaction (AAR), also known as concrete growth, which occurs when chemical reactions in the cement aggregate material cause swelling and stress.
To get the “low-down” on what TVA is doing with its coal ash, we caught up with John Kammeyer, TVA vice president Civil Projects. Kammeyer leads the TVA team tasked with safely closing the company’s coal ash impoundments.
Sixty-nine percent of the top 100 utilities charge more for electricity than we do in the Tennessee Valley. Why? Here’s the lowdown from TVA Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President John Thomas.