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New and Improved: TVA’s Natural Resources Never Stops “Housekeeping”

Although it seems much of the world was shut down in the past year, TVA’s Natural Resources group was still busy at work for you, repairing and improving recreation areas on our public lands and waters.

New Species of Ginger Documented on TVA Land with Help from Cell Phone Technology

When a professional plant photographer stumbled upon an unfamiliar patch, he made an unexpected discovery on a routine wildflower walk. His cellphone helped confirm it was a species new to the Valley.

Renewables All the Rage? We’ve Been Doing It Since 1933

Everyone is talking about renewables being the future of energy. TVA is the original green power since 1933 – using 29 power-generating dams and the pumped storage plant near Chattanooga, Tenn.

TVA Launches “In Charge: Life with an Electric Vehicle” Video Series

The five-episode video series busts myths and explores the benefits of electric transportation. Take a road trip throughout the Tennessee Valley and see how electric vehicles (EVs) can fit any lifestyle!

Alvin C. York Institute Makes the Grade in School Uplift Pilot Program

York Institute was invited to join 10 other schools for TVA EnergyRight’s School Uplift pilot in February 2020.

Gift of Cypress Grove Keeps on Giving

Many benefits come to Charleston, Tenn. from some pesky mosquitos and one TVA employee’s idea for a solution - a grove of cypress trees.

TVA Supports Local Museum Reinvention at Bessie Smith Cultural Center

After more than a year of closure to the public, the Bessie Smith Cultural Center is reopening its door—and sharing its vision for an exciting reinvention, with support from community partners like TVA.

TVA’s Stream Access Points Bring a Stream of Benefits

Recreation on the water, like paddling, brings measurable benefits to physical and psychological health. Now, a new TVA study shows it brings economic health as well—millions of dollars worth.

Stay Cool and Win Big: TVA’s Great Indoors Summer Sweepstakes Is On

Temperatures are rising across the region, air conditioners are working overtime, and increased energy use and the resulting cost is on every homeowner’s mind. Start saving energy today to lower your monthly bill with free or low-cost energy savings tips and resources from TVA EnergyRight®.

Jessica Hogle Named TVA Vice President, Federal Affairs

Jessica Hogle has been named as the vice president of TVA Federal Affairs to lead efforts to inform and engage D.C. stakeholders.

Interviews

TVA’s Lyash discusses economic development activities and future generation mix

Public Power Now | American Public Power Association
May 17, 2021


Coronavirus

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

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.

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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


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 Learn 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. 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.