Article Archive

New Opportunities for Drone Technology

Dam Safety teamed with multiple business groups across TVA to develop a plan to utilize drone-based herbicide applications that show promise for controlling vegetation on hazardous embankments.

Honoring Veteran and TVA Director Tony White

To celebrate Veterans Day, we follow one employee’s journey from a nuclear-powered submarine in the Navy to Watts Bar Nuclear Plant at TVA.

A Love for the Outdoors

Damien Simbeck is at the center of a delicate balancing act: managing public lands for recreational use while protecting and improving the Valley’s biological diversity and wildlife habitat.

Trekking TVA Trails

Whether it's a walk or an intense hike, older adults enjoy both physical and mental benefits - as well as outdoor beauty - on more than 180 miles of TVA trails.

To the Stars and Back

TVA supports the latest U.S. space mission by keeping NASA’s energy costs down to earth while sustainability efforts take flight.

How's the Water?

Hands-on water monitoring labs in virtual and in-person classrooms help spread TVA's environmental stewardship message one classroom at a time.

Taking the Driver’s Seat

TVA is partnering with Volkswagen of Tennessee to develop the country’s first fully electric made-in-America fleet vehicle, and is piloting a fully customized electric ID-4.

So Much More Than Fishing

TVA partnered with C.A.S.T for Kids, which provides fishing opportunities for children with special needs, to provide an amazing adventure on Guntersville Lake.

Threatened No Longer

Tiny snail darter makes a big comeback thanks to a decades-long lift from federal biologists.

People Over Profits – That’s Public Power

For nearly nine decades, our public power model has not only provided reliable energy but also invested in communities by creating jobs, protecting the environment, and supporting local education and business.

Escaping the Trash: Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful Works to Improve the Valley

Help celebrate Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month by participating in a variety of cleanup events aimed at keeping litter out of the Tennessee River watershed.

Clay Guerry - A Day in the Life of a Recreation Specialist

If you enjoy the waters of the Tennessee River or have hiked, biked or camped near its banks, chances are that Clay Guerry had a hand in helping create part of your experience.

Addressing Climate Change

Former Vice President Al Gore and TVA CEO Jeff Lyash discuss TVA’s role in addressing climate change on a podcast hosted by former Tennessee Governors Phil Bredesen and Bill Haslam.

We Should Be Helping

Join local volunteers, with support from TVA, in celebration of National Public Lands Day by pitching in on clean-up efforts at Norris Lake and other natural areas in the Valley.

River Reinforcements

To prevent disruptions to the power supply as well as commercial navigation, TVA is investing $18M in upgrades to transmission towers which span the Tennessee River.

Great Value

After a lengthy evaluation process, Memphis Light, Gas, and Water leadership has recommended staying with TVA as its energy supplier and adopting its long-term partnership proposal.

Ready, Set, Charge

TVA and our partners are kicking off Fast Charge TN, an initiative that will ultimately lead to fast chargers strategically located along well-traveled highways and byways throughout the state.

Into Elfin Territory

A father-son duo's discovery of frosted elfins, an endangered butterfly species, in a TVA right of way area is helping lead the way to grassland conservation efforts.

Nashville Eateries Get a Taste of Energy Efficiency

EnergyRight and Nashville Electric Service partnered in the Community Centered Growth program to help two neighborhood establishments cut their energy bills and keep serving up the good eats.

What Are They Saying About TVA?

TVA has been an important part of the Memphis and Shelby County community for more than 80 years.