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Whom the Guns Salute

One of TVA's most-decorated veterans, Gunnery Sergeant Charles Sweeney, died after a fatal car crash in October. We remember both his service and some of his best stories.

Sewing a Legacy

Seminole Nation member’s hand-sewn traditional clothing featured in museums and on TV.

Celebrate November 6 With TVA

Celebrate TVA’s history in Memphis and learn about the history of November 6 street.

TVA Addressing Higher Winter Energy Costs

TVA is proactively working to address commodity price increases to reduce the impact on Valley power bills.

TVA and Tribal Archeologists Reconstruct Ancient Native American Village via Unique Map

Electromagnetic radiation and millions of magnetic frequencies are helping TVA, state and tribal archeologists build a nonintrusive, subsurface map of a Native American archeological site that was first recorded in the 1930s.

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

As a watershed representative, Jori Chatman enjoys interacting with applicants. “I simply talk to them the way I want to be talked to. I try to be straightforward with information.”

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.

TVA is Hosting Virtual Community Meetings to Visit with Our Neighbors about the Allen Restoration Project

TVA is hosting a series of virtual community meetings to visit with our neighbors about the retired Allen Fossil Plant restoration project and our efforts to protect the Memphis aquifer.

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!

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 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.

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.

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.

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.

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 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.