Memphis News Archive

Ford Motor Co. Announces $5.6 Billion Investment at Memphis Regional Megasite

Ford Motor Company has announced it will be locating its electric vehicle and battery manufacturing plant in West Tennessee, specifically at the TVA-certified Memphis Regional Megasite in Haywood County.

TVA Supports 2021 Southern Heritage Classic Cultural Weekend

The Classic has become much more than a platform where two of our historically black colleges and universities come together in Memphis. 

TVA Invests in Low Rates and Community Assistance

It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn to how to stay cool in the Memphis heat, and the freeze of February seems like a distant memory. It’s also that time when our power bills likely go up every year as we run our air conditioners to the max.

TVA is Ready for Another Year of Partnership with SCS

As Shelby County Schools students head back to the classroom, safety is more important than ever.

Our Continuing Commitment on the Allen Site

We believe in the value of relationships & partnerships. That’s why we’re taking more time to engage with our community partners on our Allen restoration project.

The Heat is On and TVA is Ready

TVA continually monitors weather forecasts, has processes in place to adjust generation and transmission resources to meet expected demand, and continues to invest in further strengthening the resiliency of our system.

New TVA L.I.F.T. Program to Take Future Line Workers to New Heights

Some of the most important men and women in the energy industry are the ones you don’t often see unless there’s a problem.

TN Valley Robotics and TVA Sponsor First MATE ROV Competition in Memphis

TN Valley Robotics and TVA sponsored the first MATE ROV underwater robotics competition in Memphis to encourage young STEM enthusiasts.

Memphis Non-Profit Sees the Value of Partnerships

TVA understands the importance of reliable, affordable electricity to the Mid-South region.

A Message From Mark Yates: My First 100 Days at TVA

Here, Regional Vice President of External Relations, Mark Yates shares his thoughts on his first 100 days at TVA.

Shelby County Lands TVA, Facebook Solar Site

The Memphis and Shelby County community is already home to the blues and barbeque; now Shelby County also will be home to one of Tennessee’s largest solar farms.

Allen Timeline is Separate from Power Supplier Discussions

The following is a letter to the editor running in the Commercial Appeal as TVA’s response to a recent letter from U.S. Rep. Steve Cohen questioning our commitment to remediate the former Allen Fossil Plant site in Memphis.

TVA’s Mark Yates Honored by BMOM

On April 9, members of the 100 Black Men of Memphis (BMOM) honored several members who were recently recognized by the Memphis Business Journal in the Power 100 ranking of most influential business leaders.

Mark Yates Op-Ed: TVA’s Service During Recent Winter Weather Speaks for Itself

Mark Yates is the West Region Vice President for the Tennessee Valley Authority. This text originally appeared in The Daily Memphian.

Home Uplift Helps First-Time Memphis Homeowner Shoulder Utility Bills

TVA's Home Uplift program is helping homeowners keep the lights on.

Jeff Lyash Op-Ed: TVA Dedicated to Supplying Memphis with Reliable and Sufficient Energy in any Condition

Jeff Lyash discusses his commitment to supplying Memphis with reliable energy at any time.

TVA Donates Water for Memphis-Area Residents

In conjunction with local elected officials, community partners and businesses, TVA is donating over 80,000 bottles of water to support MLGW customers who are currently under a boil water alert due to local water pressure concerns.

TVA Prepared for Unusual Weather

The weather in Memphis has been anything but normal. TVA is prepared and responding to current weather conditions and keeping the heat and lights on for Memphis and Shelby County.

Highlighting TVA's Value

Looking for the best value from your electricity provider? An independent assessment says TVA’s public power model is it!