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TVA and Shelby County Schools Launch Literacy Tour for Black History Month

“In our community in particular, it is so important for young men and women who will become our future leaders to see what they can become. You cannot be what you cannot see.” — Ileanette Rosado-Wilson, Shelby County Schools

TVA Celebrates 100th Home Energy Uplift in Nashville

In January, Beverly Truett of North Nashville became the 100th homeowner to receive energy upgrades through the Home Energy Uplift (HEU) pilot program aimed at providing whole-home energy improvements to low-income families in the Nashville area.

TVA Guards Coal Ash Against Seismic Events

While TVA dams and nuclear plants garner much public attention around earthquakes, the utility also goes to great lengths to protect their coal combustion residual (CCR) units [coal ash] from the region’s seismic activity.

TVA Highlights STEM Champs at West Tennessee Competition

“Robotics has taught me to work with other people, to respect everybody’s ideas and to express my own ideas.” — Emma Caesar, Shining Stars Robotics Team

Women in TVA’s Memphis Office Empowered and Uplifted

“Progress for women is progress for everyone. When one woman walks through a door, that door is opened for other women. We have to help each other.” — Gale Jones Carson, MLGW

On the Fast Track

TVA’s EnergyRight Solutions for Business + Industry and Memphis Light, Gas and Water team up to help railroad company grow in Memphis.

TVA and MLGW Partner in Service for MLK Day in Memphis

"You’re giving back now, and people are going to remember that; people remember when you care." — Rev. Ellis Confer Sr., Memphis

Memphians Voice Opinions, Learn About Allen Environmental Studies

“We appreciate everyone who attended and who offered their feedback. Thank you!” — Marcey Wright, TVA

TVA CEO Highlights Service Over Self

“Service is what Franklin Roosevelt had in mind in 1933, when he created TVA.” — Bill Johnson, TVA

Johnson Talks Reliability, Rates with Memphis Business Leaders

“My job description is to produce electricity at the lowest feasible rate. Together (with MLGW), I think we’re doing a pretty good job!” — Bill Johnson, TVA

TVA Celebrates ‘Light’ at Freedom Awards in Memphis

“It’s a great honor to have national heroes being recognized here in Memphis. This is a great Civil Rights story with all the honorees, and we are just glad to participate.” — J.T. Young, MLGW

TVA Expands Memphis Home Weatherization Funding

“We are changing people’s lives one home at a time. By investing in home energy upgrades, we are helping our neighbors save money on their power bills, live healthier and enjoy a better quality of life.” — Frank Rapley, TVA

TVA and MLGW Power Memphis Communities Through Service

TVA EnergyRight Solutions employees team up with MLGW to volunteer at the Mid-South Food Bank in Memphis. Last year, Mid-South Food Bank distributed more than 13 million pounds of food to over 220,000 people.

TVA and NAACP Team Up for Winter Weatherization Workshop in Memphis

“Home weatherization is extremely important. A lot of people think their utility bills will be high no matter what, but if your home is weatherized, it will have a direct impact on your utility consumption, which will reduce your energy bill.” — Gale Jones Carson, MLGW

Memphis Gives TVA Big “Thank You” at Allen Plant Dedication

"TVA has put their money where their mouth is, and their quality, reliable, low-cost energy helps us to recruit and retain businesses.” — Memphis Mayor Jim Strickland

What’s Going on at Allen Fossil Plant?

For a retired asset, there is still a lot going on at Allen Fossil Plant in Memphis, and some decisions to be made about the future of the property. And TVA wants your input.

TVA Dam Safety Responds to Earthquake

When a magnitude 4.4 earthquake rumbled across east Tennessee on December 12, 2018, near Watts Bar Nuclear Plant and Watts Bar Dam, TVA safety and inspection teams leapt into action, only to find no impacts to any TVA generating facilities or dams.

Hike into the New Year

We all do it—we make a resolution vowing to improve our health habits in the new year. What better time to get started than on New Year’s Day? Here’s how to have fun and stay safe while hiking.

Cold Weather Makes Valley Waterfowl Hunting Red Hot

The Tennessee Valley—located in the Mississippi Flyway Zone—is the perfect place for hunting waterfowl. Get out and enjoy time with your family and friends.

TVA Launches STEM Website for Teachers, Students and Lifelong Learners

The workforce of tomorrow will demand more education in science, technology, engineering and math. To help young students engage in STEM learning that will see them through a lifetime, TVA has launched a new website: STEMready.