Asian silver carp — known for jumping in large schools when stimulated by watercraft vibrations — can multiply quickly and disrupt river ecosystems. The invasive species is already established in Kentucky and Pickwick reservoirs.
Hovering 200 feet over the Tennessee River, TVA uses new technology find a centuries-old species new to the region, and a new way to survey sensitive species in their native habitats.
We understand and support today’s Executive Order. We want to ensure that U.S. employees have good opportunities through our employment and supply chain practices. We look forward to working with the White House, continuing a dialogue and supporting future policies in this direction.
Dealing with wildlife is a big part of transmission and substation maintenance. TVA addresses issues with snakes, squirrels, birds, rats or raccoons to keep the power flowing.
Virtual site tours allow business leaders from as far away as Japan, Germany and California to consider location options in the Tennessee Valley without ever boarding a plane.
TVA has planted the seed of flexibility throughout the Valley, and is now watching new projects flourish within the public power model as local power companies move to create their own generation.
TVA is building on the success of its first virtual open house about Bull Run Fossil Plant with another virtual community event on September 24, 2020.
Sustainability remains a key area of focus at TVA. Read the new Sustainability Report for a progress report on the partnerships that build a stronger, more sustainable future.
TVA is hosting its first ever virtual open house to share information regarding our efforts at the Bull Run Fossil Plant as we prepare for closure in 2023.
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.
TVA employees are your neighbors, your friends and your family. We happily serve the people of the Valley today to generate a better tomorrow. We live, work and play here, too!
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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.
Writing a school report? Looking for STEM activities or home school projects? Use these resources to find out about TVA's history and ongoing mission of service.
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 which trace the transformation of the Tennessee Valley from the Great Depression through today. Lessons meet Tennessee and Alabama state academic standards.
We’re excited to share a look into our master list of projects for 2020 and a progress report on 2019 projects! Check them out!