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TVA’s Trailblazing Treasurer

In honor of Women's History Month, we profile the trailblazing Florentine Goodrich, TVA's first treasurer and one of several women who held important roles within the New Deal.

TVA Celebrates Women’s History Month

In recognition of Women’s History Month, TVA is celebrating the women who contribute to our mission of service - starting with the three women who currently sit on our Board of Directors.

Protecting a Biodiversity Hotspot

TVA is partnering with The Nature Conservancy and other organizations to improve the water quality at Paint Rock River, Alabama’s most diverse watershed and home to several endangered species .

We Can Do It!

Meet the new generation of Rosie the Riveters as women across the region help fill the shortage of trades-and-labor employees and set themselves on the path to a six-figure future.

TVA Joins Junior Achievement Biztown Program

TVA is partnering with Junior Achievement to create Biztown, an educational space where children learn how energy is a part of their lives and their experience as citizens in the city where they live.

TVA Partners with MLGW to Provide $100,000 to Mid-South Food Bank to Help Reduce Food Insecurity

TVA and Memphis Light Gas and Water each contributed $50,000 to the Mid-South Food Bank to make additions to the mobile food pantries and help support a needed resource in the community.

LIDAR Technology Leads the Way in Measuring TVA Land

TVA relies on LIDAR, a surveying and mapping tool utilized by self-driving cars and iPhones, to help develop new substation sites, check the accuracy of transmission lines and build the Grid of Tomorrow.

TVA Joins Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare to Improve Reading Literacy

TVA is funding literacy tutoring sessions as part of its partnership with Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare to address reading comprehension and proficiency among Memphis students.

Stephen Craven Named TVA Engineer of the Year

Stephen Craven, an electrical engineer and third-generation TVA employee, was awarded TVA Engineer of the Year for designing a faster, safer, and more private communication architecture.

Celebrating TVA’s Great American Success Story

This year is a big one for TVA - we're celebrating our 90th anniversary with a focus on our mission of service including community projects, public tours of dams and exhibits at regional festivals.


TVA at a Glance

Want more information about TVA? You've got it! Our at-a-glance fact sheet covers our history, mission, generating assets, structure, key business drivers and more. Get the facts now.



Interviews


Coal Ash

TVA is an industry leader in the safe management and monitoring of coal ash. Learn how TVA is safely handling coal ash.

TVA in Memphis

So much is happening in the Memphis area, it deserves its own page! Read about the latest happenings in the Mid-South Valley.

Boone Dam Project

TVA has found the fix for seepage at Boone Dam: a composite seepage barrier made of non-erodible material. Construction will take five to seven years. Maximum safety measures will remain in place throughout the process. Read more about Boone Dam.

Coronavirus

We’re going above and beyond our commitment to keep the lights on, here’s how.


For Kids & Teachers

Writing a school report? Looking for STEM activities or home school projects? Want a kid's view of TVA? Use these resources to learn about our history and mission of service.

TVA Kids has fun information about our history, how we make electricity and help the environment. Use the homework helpers in your next assignment!

Water Monitoring Lab teaches you about water quality by working your way through our self-paced virtual program. 

TVA STEM has lessons and activities that meet Tennessee state academic standards. You can also learn about STEM careers!

Currents of Change has interactive history lessons that follow the Tennessee Valley from the Great Depression through today. Lessons meet Tennessee and Alabama state academic standards.