Article Archive

Please – Leave No Trace When You Camp

The weekend is coming, and you plan to spend it with friends at an inviting, dispersed-camping area on TVA Public Land.

Jori Chatman - A Day in the Life of a Watershed Representative

Click here to learn about the job of Watershed Representative Jori Chatman.

Ford Motor Co. Announces $5.6 Billion Investment at Memphis Regional Megasite

Ford Motor Company has announced it will be locating its electric vehicle and battery manufacturing plant in West Tennessee, specifically at the TVA-certified Memphis Regional Megasite in Haywood County.

TVA Supports 2021 Southern Heritage Classic Cultural Weekend

The Classic has become much more than a platform where two of our historically black colleges and universities come together in Memphis. 

TVA Biologists Find Rare “Livers of the Rivers”

TVA biologists ended the summer by surveying the livers of Elk River tailwaters. Click here to read about their rare find.

The Big Comeback

Once an endangered species, the Snail Darter is now enjoying new-found fame, thanks to TVA and other friends.

Fourth Episode of “In Charge: Life with an Electric Vehicle” Video Series Released

Put the pedal to the metal with host Raven Hernandez and NASCAR driver Trevor Bayne as they test a Porsche Taycan on the Bristol Motor Speedway!

TVA again ranks among top five of America’s Best Employers in Tennessee

In 2021, TVA again ranked among the top five employers on Forbes’ list of America’s Best Employers by State for the state of Tennessee.

Emily Collins - A Day in the Life of a Watershed Representative

When friends or family ask Emily Collins what she does for a living, the TVA watershed representative keeps it simple. “Rocks and docks,” is her initial reply. But it’s a bit more involved than that.

TVA Implodes Coal Plant for Cleaner Energy

TVA leveled the stacks and a portion of 50s-era landmark as part of a $43 million demolition initiative that will clear the Tuscumbia site for future development and cleaner energy.

Raccoon Mountain adds another 20 MW with turbine replacement

TVA’s most unique hydro asset – Raccoon Mountain Pumped Storage Plant – is undergoing a major turbine replacement in each of its four units.

Hydro Remote Control System Gets a Reboot

TVA is investing $20 million to upgrade the systems that are crucial to operating our generating fleet and managing flood control.

Rail Museum to Preserve Rare Locomotive from TVA

A rare Fairbanks-Morse locomotive has a new home at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum in Chattanooga, Tenn., courtesy of TVA.

TVA Invests in Low Rates and Community Assistance

It’s that time of year when our thoughts turn to how to stay cool in the Memphis heat, and the freeze of February seems like a distant memory. It’s also that time when our power bills likely go up every year as we run our air conditioners to the max.

TVA Announces Fleet EV Plan

We are accelerating plans to incorporate EVs into the TVA fleet, with a goal of 100 percent light-duty and 50 percent medium-duty vehicles of the fleet by 2030.

Third Episode of “In Charge: Life with an Electric Vehicle” Video Series Released

Explore the outer limits of electric vehicles with host Raven Hernandez and influencer/blogger Sarah Jade as they travel to the US Space and Rocket Center!

Employees Celebrate 5-Year Seismic Update to Strengthen Pickwick Dam

TVA employees and contractors alike are proud that the five-year project to strengthen the dam against seismic events is nearly complete.

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Gives Area Businesses Light and Hope Amid Pandemic

From restaurants to car assembly plants, UV rays are providing a sense of safety.

Debunking 4 Myths About TVA’s Plans for Natural Gas

Despite its track record as a valuable technology, natural gas still has its critics. For those uncertain about its use, here are four common myths debunked.