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Economic Development Success in Memphis

Helping businesses to locate, stay or expand their operations in the Memphis area is part of TVA’s mission. Since 2012, TVA has worked with Memphis to help attract or retain 40,300 jobs and over $5 billion in capital investments.

Time to Choose Facts, not Wishful Thinking

TVA believes the public power model is the best value and most affordable option for electricity in Memphis and across the Valley. We are committed to making sure Memphians have all the facts, despite promises of savings from others.

A Chance to Help and Have Fun, Too!

Are you bored at home? Looking for a creative and interesting outlet? Maybe it’s time you signed up to become a Citizen Archivist.

Experienced attorneys show lower-income Memphians ‘where there’s a will, there’s a way’

Attorneys and other professionals recently partnered to help qualifying lower-income individuals in the Memphis area with estate planning.

Find Help with Energy Bills

TVA EnergyRight has joined with local power companies to launch a resource that helps Valley families in need find information more easily about federal funds available through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

Breathe Easy on Earth Day

On Earth Day … and every day … TVA strives to reduce carbon emissions. Now we're leading the industry in carbon reductions, competitiveness and accounting. Read more about what we're doing to keep air clean.

Make a Green Switch for Earth Day

We’re celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Green Switch program by making more available for less — now you now can buy 200 kWh blocks of renewable energy for just $2 apiece.

What Does TVA Offer Memphis? CEO Lyash Explains

TVA President and CEO Jeff Lyash spoke with the MLGW Board of Commissioners at its meeting today, and his topic was the Value Proposition that TVA brings to Memphis.

Matching Millions for Communities in Need

TVA and the Valley's local power companies announce a new initiative designed to provide matching funds to new or existing initiatives designed to support or sustain quality of life in our region.

Never a Better Time to #thankalineman

TVA's linemen and women work day and night in sunshine and shadow bring power to nearly 10 million people in the Valley. We commit to thanking them -- today and every day.

Kids Playing Hooky

Here's how to fish with kids—to help them be successful, keep them safe and get them hooked for life on one of the Valley's most popular summertime sports.

Creating Family Fishing Traditions on TVA Lakes

From trophies worthy of hanging on the wall to the simple joys of a bluegill on a little girl’s line, TVA lake fishing creates memories that cross generations. PLUS: 10 family-friendly destinations for fishing from the shore.

Stay Cool, Save Money

Temperatures are on the rise, but that doesn't mean your electric bill has to go up in lockstep. Get smart about your energy use to keep your AC running and your bill under control.

It's Always Earth Day at TVA

With Earth Day approaching on April 22, we can’t join in with our usual events… but TVA cares for the earth every day. Learn what we do to care for the land, water, forests and birds of the Tennessee Valley.

Record-Breaking Rains

The Tennessee Valley has received rainfall for the first three months of 2020 breaking records dating back to 1891, and TVA continues to manage a staggering amount of water.

Delivering Reliable Power 24/7

As communities take action to slow the spread of COVID-19, one thing 10-million people across seven states don’t have to worry about is having clean, reliable low-cost electricity from the TVA and its employees working around the clock.

Power to the People

In line with its mission of service, TVA is making up to $1 billion of credit support available to the Valley's local power companies to help keep power flowing to those affected by COVID-19.

Plan a Safe Spring Adventure with MapGuide

Although COVID-19 has triggered cancellations of festivals and gatherings for now, spring continues to unfold… and you can still enjoy it!

COVID-19: How TVA Is Helping the Valley

Since the TVA Act was first signed in 1933, our job has been to help the people of the Valley through times of trouble. Now, we’re doing what we can to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

More Rain in March

TVA River Management continues to perform critical functions amid the COVID-19 outbreak due to ongoing above-average rains following the second-wettest February on record.