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Public Art Restored at Boone Dam

A historic mural by Robert Birdwell in the Boone Dam overlook building has been restored just in time for the dam's public reopening.

Nat Geo Photographer "Exposes" Duck River's Rare Aquatic Creatures

With a little help from TVA scientists, a noted National Geographic explorer swings by the Tennessee Valley to photograph endangered aquatic life as part of a worldwide collection of rare species.

Celebrating Our Monumental Architecture

In recognition of Preservation Month, and TVA's 89th birthday, we celebrate TVA's historic dams and other monumental architecture across the Valley.

Rain, Rain Come Our Way

Three of TVA’s reservoirs in upper East Tennessee are running behind on the spring fill; here’s what that means and why you should get out and play anyway.

TVA Funds Breakfasts at Oakhaven High School

As part of our ongoing community investment, TVA partnered with Oakhaven High School in Memphis to provide breakfast for students each morning prior to standardized testing.

West Region STEM Grant Presentations

TVA has awarded more than $200,000 in STEM grants to teachers in our West Region, which includes Memphis and all of West Tennessee, to develop science, technology, engineering and math education projects.

Memphis High School Students Tour Allen Combined Cycle Plant

Seniors from a Memphis prep school recently visited Allen Combined Cycle Plant to learn about the history and function of the plant as well as discover the range of job opportunities at TVA.

Study: TVA is Good for Business in Memphis

A new study from the Greater Memphis Chamber makes it clear – TVA is good for business in Memphis. Read how TVA's economic development efforts have financial, societal and growth implications for the area.

Two TVA Scientists Recognized for Pollinator Documentary

Two TVA scientists received an EPRI award for their documentary film Power for Pollinators, which showcases how power companies are working to conserve pollinator species and habitats.

Getting the Facts on the TVA Proposal - Mark Yates

Regional VP, Mark Yates, discusses TVA's proposal to supply electricity to Memphis and why TVA is the best choice not only as an energy provider, but as a community partner, energy advisor and job creator.

Building the Pipeline of STEM Talent in Memphis

Students at Power Center Academy in Memphis know a little more about energy, environment and economic development, following a recent career day held at the school.

Student Stock Pickers Manage Millions for TVA

College students across the region gain real-world investing experience in TVA's Investment Challenge Program.

Four New Bike-Optimized Trails Added in Bristol as Part of $125,000 Project

TVA celebrated the completion of a new South Holston trail system this week, which provides the Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia community with expanded access to trails that are accessible for all ages and skill levels.

Starkville Sunshine

A new solar development in Mississippi is infusing a small college town with affordable, reliable and renewable power and reducing the city’s local carbon footprint by about 15%.

Keeping Memphis Glowing and Growing

TVA’s commitment to low-cost, reliable and clean energy keeps the lights on Beale Street ablaze while economic development attracts jobs and capital investment to the region.

TVA’s Newest Directly-Served Customer

Sinova Global, a Canadian-based manufacturing company, announced its new silicon metal plant in Lake County, Tennessee – making it TVA’s newest directly-served customer.

The Eagles Have Hatched: Keep an Eye on Live EagleCam

You can now stream a 24/7 live video of two eagle nests, viewable via TVA-sponsored live EagleCams.

Energy Renovation at Historic Theater Enables Funding of Sheffield Arts Programs

The future is brighter for the historic Ritz Theatre in Sheffield, Ala. thanks to energy-saving upgrades from an EnergyRight community pilot.

Ken Weisz - A Day in the Life of a Watershed Representative

Watershed representative Ken Weisz, who has issued more than 2000 permits, suggests that thinking both technically and creatively is helpful when envisioning shoreline construction projects.

Endangered Bat Makes Reappearance During TVA Cave Survey

A return to pandemic-paused field work led a group of TVA terrestrial zoologists to an unexpected discovery.