Skip to main content

Memphis News Archive

More Value for Memphis

Memphis is important to TVA. We are prepared to act on TVA’s proposals and partner with MLGW and the City to deliver up to $2 billion of value over the next 20 years to the people and businesses of Memphis.

Choose Savings, Not Rate Increases

TVA estimates MLGW would end up spending approximately $261 million a year more if it leaves TVA, likely boosting rates by over 20%.

TVA Water Trail Maps Now at Bass Pro at the Pyramid

Vacation planners in the Memphis area can find inspiration for a beautiful getaway by checking out TVA’s set of water trail guides, which can now be found stocked at the downtown Bass Pro.

TVA Spruces Up UL, NAACP Buildings To Boost Home Uplift Program

TVA’s EnergyRight® group is working with non-profit agencies in Memphis, supporting efforts to bring more weatherization services to town through the Home Uplift initiative.

MLGW & TVA Partner for $400,000 Donation to Memphis COVID-19 Response

TVA and MLGW will partner with Memphis-area nonprofit organizations to donate $400,000 in support of initiatives that address hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Economic Development Success in Memphis

Helping businesses to locate, stay or expand their operations in the Memphis area is part of TVA’s mission. Since 2012, TVA has worked with Memphis to help attract or retain 40,300 jobs and over $5 billion in capital investments.

Time to Choose Facts, Not Wishful Thinking

TVA believes the public power model is the best value and most affordable option for electricity in Memphis and across the Valley. We are committed to making sure Memphians have all the facts, despite promises of savings from others.

Help for Memphians with High Energy Bills with LIHEAP

TVA EnergyRight® has joined with local power companies to launch a resource that helps Memphis families in need find information more easily about federal funds available through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

TVA Celebrates More Ways to Reduce the Energy Burden for Memphis Residents

TVA and key representatives from the community participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of TVA’s Mobile Unit Weatherization Training Lab.

Attorneys Show Lower-Income Memphians ‘Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way’

Attorneys and other professionals recently partnered to help qualifying lower-income individuals in the Memphis area with estate planning.

TVA Partners with Greater Memphis Chamber to Support Supplier Diversity

An important part of TVA’s mission of service is maintaining a competitive, diverse supplier base that is reflective of The Tennessee Valley region.

TVA Invests in Memphis-area Transmission Project

Reliable power is what we depend on for home, work and school. It brings businesses and jobs to our area.

Amazon Creating 1,000 New Jobs in Memphis with State-of-Art Facility

A new state-of-the-art Amazon fulfillment center in Memphis will create 1,000 new full-time jobs, thanks in part to the partnership between the State of Tennessee, local governments and organizations, economic development agencies, MLGW and TVA.

Memphis Leaders Attend Allen Tour and Info Session

Community leaders from all corners of Memphis gathered on a cold January day recently to get a first-hand look at the old Allen Fossil Plant site and its surrounding coal yards, now empty and quiet.

East Meets West in Memphis

“We are so glad that TVA chose to spend a Day of Service with our teachers and students!” — Angela Meekins, Porter-Leath Academy’s Engagement Manager

TVA Celebrates Memphis’ 200th Birthday at Community Event

Partygoers of all ages hugged, danced and took selfies with Louie, including City of Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland, Shelby County Mayor Lee Harris and Shelby County Commissioner Willie F. Brooks Jr.

Memphis Mom Enjoys “Warm Blanket” of Home Uplift

“It feels like a warm blanket has been laid over my home.... It’s a peace of mind that people come together and give, and you can’t put a price tag on it.” — Erica Warren, Home Uplift participant

TVA Delivers Strong Financial Results, Strengthens Partnerships in FY 2019

“Building the sustainable, flexible system that will make this region competitive for generations takes the commitment of our workforce, and I appreciate that they've delivered that.” —TVA President & CEO Jeff Lyash

What Does TVA Offer Memphis? CEO Lyash Explains

TVA President and CEO Jeff Lyash spoke with the MLGW Board of Commissioners at its meeting today, and his topic was the Value Proposition that TVA brings to Memphis.

TVA Staffers Bring Cheer Along with Expert Advice to Students

Memphis-based TVA employees spent the morning with children at the Power Center Academy Elementary School as part of their Career Day.