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Uganda Public Power Visits TVA—Serving the Valley, Teaching the World

Recently, TVA hosted visitors from Uganda, where the nation’s sole public power provider uses hydroelectricity harnessed from the Nile River to generate roughly 80 percent of their energy portfolio.

TVA Presents EIS To Memphis Community & Encourages Feedback

TVA leadership held a public information meeting at Mitchell Community Center in Southeast Memphis to speak with local residents about their hopes and concerns surrounding the Allen Fossil Plant.

TVA Prepares for Future of Allen Fossil Plant Site

Public comments welcomed through November 25.

Preparing for the New Operations Center in Georgetown, Tenn.

Taking TVA into the future, the new operations center will offer technological innovation and power reliability in a changing marketplace.

Salamander Surprise!

Searching for bats in a Boone Lake cave yields a surprisingly healthy population of salamander species.

VR Simulation Gets Real

Crane operators train with virtual reality gaming technology without threat of expensive and dangerous mistakes.

Paws Up for This Crime Fighting Duo

Crime detectors by day, energetic teddy bears by night: TVA’s new police dogs are on the job, one paw at a time. Their canine sense of smell make Harley and Bronson a valuable addition to the TVA Police team.

TVA Sponsors Eagle Cams

TVA’s favorite pairs of eagles are back in the spotlight. Thanks in part to TVA, you can watch them care for their eggs and hatch their eaglets in real time.

Friendly Fire

Spring and fall are prime time for prescribed fires across the Tennessee Valley. Any fire may look alarming, but TVA carefully uses these controlled burns to improve our region’s wildlife habitat.

TVA Helps Keep Your Power Bill Low

Sixty-nine percent of the top 100 utilities charge more for electricity than we do in the Tennessee Valley. Why? Here’s the lowdown from TVA Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President John Thomas.

Low-Carbon Heroes

TVA has announced the names of those who earned this year’s Carbon Reduction Award for businesses served by local power companies.

Growing Strong

TVA Natural Resources professionals are working together with the University of Tennessee on a partnership project that is reminiscent of a hallmark piece of TVA’s original stewardship mission: reforestation.

Country Fair Connects Rosemark to TVA Through the Three Es

On Saturday, September 28, 2019, Tennessee Valley Authority participated in the Country Fair held in the heart of the Rosemark Historic District in North Shelby County.

TVA Celebrates HOPE at Memphis Urban League Anniversary Gala

“We appreciate TVA for believing in the mission of the Memphis Urban League and for supporting our work,” — Memphis Urban League President and CEO Tonja Sesley-Baymon.

TVA Welcomes Valero and MLGW to Allen Gas Plant in Memphis

“We took a pretty thorough tour of TVA’s plant, and it’s very impressive.... Our partnership with TVA is long-standing, and we value the relationship. TVA does a lot for us, and we appreciate it.” — MLGW Systems Operations Manager Reggie Bowlin

Employees Put the ‘IT’ in CommunITy Service

“We wanted to show gratitude to the first responders who protect the people of the Valley.” — Sabrina Trimmier, TVA

Fall Home Energy Workshops Help More Memphians Save Money

I learned so much! The workshop was wonderful. I didn’t know that some devices and appliances left plugged in – like cell phone chargers – still use electricity, even if you’re not there.” — Memphis homeowner Kathy Scales

Give us Your Feedback on Plans for Coal Ash at Former Allen Fossil Plant

TVA is moving forward with plans to remove coal ash stored at the former Allen Fossil Plant and to demolish the plant structures. We invite the public to comment on a draft Environmental Impact Statement which will look at the environmental effects of various options.

Electrifying New EV Models Amaze Test Drivers

As more and more auto manufacturers are giving the green light for the production of electric vehicles (EVs), TVA and the region’s local power companies are doing their part to put more people in the driver’s seat of these new, leading-edge vehicles.