Article Archive

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 .

TVA’s Stephen Craven Named Federal Engineer of the Year

TVA's Engineer of the Year, Stephen Craven, was honored as the Federal Engineer of the Year for his work on designing a faster, safer, and more private communication architecture.

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 Approves Retirement of Cumberland, Replacement of One Unit With Natural Gas

Following a multi-year process which included public input, TVA approved the retirement of Cumberland Fossil Plant and replacement generation for one unit with a natural gas plant.

Hatchery’s Hail Mary Makes Homecoming Possible

Armed with snorkels and Super Glue, TVA and other members of a fish conservation partnership ventured into the Nantahala National Forest to help re-establish rare mollusks there.

We Are Delighted

TVA welcomes six new board members—from Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Virginia—to complete our Board of Directors.

New Study Shows Walking in Nature Makes You Feel Better

Walking in nature not only lifts the mood and relieves stress, a new study shows it may help some with major depression. TVA maintains over 180 miles of trails for enjoyable, cost-free therapy.

Awards Season

For the 17th consecutive year, TVA's Economic Development team has been recognized by Site Selection magazine for its success in attracting jobs and capital investment to the Valley.

MLGW Stays With TVA, Ends RFP Process

The MLGW Board of Commissioners voted on Dec. 7 to conclude their nearly four-year evaluation of long-term energy supplier options and continue their relationship with TVA.

Honoring Veteran and TVA Security Officer Maria Bell

TVA Security Officer Maria Bell shares her three core values to protect and make personnel feel safe and secure at TVA's Sequoyah Nuclear Plant.

Cumberland Fossil Plant Decision Imminent, Environmental Review Complete

As part of its decision-making process, TVA issued an environmental impact statement on the potential retirement and replacement generation of Cumberland Fossil Plant.

New Opportunities for Drone Technology

TVA drones show promise for controlling vegetation on hazardous embankments, which helps prevent potentially hazardous dam safety issues.