Memphis News Archive

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After a lengthy evaluation process, Memphis Light, Gas, and Water leadership has recommended staying with TVA as its energy supplier and adopting its long-term partnership proposal.

TVA Funds Breakfasts at Oakhaven High School

As part of our ongoing community investment, TVA partnered with Oakhaven High School in Memphis to provide breakfast for students each morning prior to standardized testing.

West Region STEM Grant Presentations

TVA has awarded more than $200,000 in STEM grants to teachers in our West Region, which includes Memphis and all of West Tennessee, to develop science, technology, engineering and math education projects.

Memphis High School Students Tour Allen Combined Cycle Plant

Seniors from a Memphis prep school recently visited Allen Combined Cycle Plant to learn about the history and function of the plant as well as discover the range of job opportunities at TVA.

Study: TVA is Good for Business in Memphis

A new study from the Greater Memphis Chamber makes it clear – TVA is good for business in Memphis. Read how TVA's economic development efforts have financial, societal and growth implications for the area.

Getting the Facts on the TVA Proposal - Mark Yates

Regional VP, Mark Yates, discusses TVA's proposal to supply electricity to Memphis and why TVA is the best choice not only as an energy provider, but as a community partner, energy advisor and job creator.

Building the Pipeline of STEM Talent in Memphis

Students at Power Center Academy in Memphis know a little more about energy, environment and economic development, following a recent career day held at the school.

Keeping Memphis Glowing and Growing

TVA’s commitment to low-cost, reliable and clean energy keeps the lights on Beale Street ablaze while economic development attracts jobs and capital investment to the region.

TVA and Job Corps Partner to Train Next Generation of Line Workers

TVA is partnering with a job corps center in Memphis to provide professional training to students and establish a pipeline of skilled workers for TVA’s seven-state service area.

TVA is Here to Serve and Support – a Message from President & CEO Jeff Lyash

TVA is here to serve and support our Valley neighbors impacted by devastating storms, says CEO Jeff Lyash

TVA, MLGW & Partners Celebrate 500th Home Uplift Milestone

Five hundred Memphis residents have lower energy bills thanks to the TVA EnergyRight Home Uplift program, a partnership of TVA, MLGW and the City of Memphis.

Tiger Tailgate Celebrates 87th Anniversary of TVA/MLGW Partnership

How a Tigers football game became a celebration of TVA and MLGW.

Independent Study – Memphis Utility Bills are Among the Nation's Lowest

A new study from an independent online bill payment company includes some good news for Memphians.

TVA Partners with Memphis NAACP

The NAACP Memphis Branch and TVA have a history of partnering to help the community.

Celebrate November 6 with TVA

Celebrate TVA’s history in Memphis and learn about the history of November 6 street.

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 is Hosting Virtual Community Meetings to Visit with Our Neighbors about the Allen Restoration Project

TVA is hosting a series of virtual community meetings to visit with our neighbors about the retired Allen Fossil Plant restoration project and our efforts to protect the Memphis aquifer.

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.