The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies serving 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.
TVA has been a fundamental force in the prosperity of the Tennessee Valley since 1933. Read about its decade-by-decade impacts in the areas of energy production, environmental stewardship and economic development.
Learn how TVA supports the social and economic well-being of the communities in the Tennessee Valley region through its efforts in education, human services and community enrichment.
The U.S. TVA Police—(855) 476-2489—is a federally commissioned law enforcement agency dedicated to the protection of TVA’s employees, visitors and physical assets, including recreational lands and lakes.
TVA values diversity—it makes us stronger. That’s why we actively recruit employees of all races, colors, sexual orientations, ethnicities, genders, abilities, religions and ages.