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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 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.

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.

Third Episode of “In Charge: Life with an Electric Vehicle” Video Series Released

Explore the outer limits of electric vehicles with host Raven Hernandez and influencer/blogger Sarah Jade as they travel to the US Space and Rocket Center!

Employees Celebrate 5-Year Seismic Update to Strengthen Pickwick Dam

TVA employees and contractors alike are proud that the five-year project to strengthen the dam against seismic events is nearly complete.

Ultraviolet Germicidal Irradiation Gives Area Businesses Light and Hope Amid Pandemic

From restaurants to car assembly plants, UV rays are providing a sense of safety.

Debunking 4 Myths About TVA’s Plans for Natural Gas

Despite its track record as a valuable technology, natural gas still has its critics. For those uncertain about its use, here are four common myths debunked.

TVA is Ready for Another Year of Partnership with SCS

As Shelby County Schools students head back to the classroom, safety is more important than ever.

Our Continuing Commitment on the Allen Site

We believe in the value of relationships & partnerships. That’s why we’re taking more time to engage with our community partners on our Allen restoration project.

Retirees Remember Johnsonville, TVA Evaluates Coal’s Future

The plant generated its first electricity in 1951 and its last on New Year’s Eve of 2017.

The Heat is On and TVA is Ready

TVA continually monitors weather forecasts, has processes in place to adjust generation and transmission resources to meet expected demand, and continues to invest in further strengthening the resiliency of our system.

Better Than Plastic: TVA Land Grows Grass for Biodegradable Bowls, Plates

TVA Natural Resources and Genera, Inc. are partnering on a project that will produce a trifecta of good outcomes: more diverse plant communities, increased wildlife benefits, and eco-friendly by-products.

Second Episode of “In Charge: Life with an Electric Vehicle” Video Series Released

In the second episode of our video series on electric vehicles (EVs), join host Raven Hernandez on a road trip to Chattanooga with BMX legend Corey Martinez.

Stealing or Preserving History? What to Do if You Find an Artifact

The Tennessee Valley is rich in Native American history. Here's what to do if you find an artifact.

New Species of Ginger Documented on TVA Land with Help from Cell Phone Technology

When a professional plant photographer stumbled upon an unfamiliar patch, he made an unexpected discovery on a routine wildflower walk. His cellphone helped confirm it was a species new to the Valley.

New and Improved: TVA’s Natural Resources Never Stops “Housekeeping”

Although it seems much of the world was shut down in the past year, TVA’s Natural Resources group was still busy at work for you, repairing and improving recreation areas on our public lands and waters.

Renewables All the Rage? We’ve Been Doing It Since 1933

Everyone is talking about renewables being the future of energy. TVA is the original green power since 1933 – using 29 power-generating dams and the pumped storage plant near Chattanooga, Tenn.

TVA Launches “In Charge: Life with an Electric Vehicle” Video Series

The five-episode video series busts myths and explores the benefits of electric transportation. Take a road trip throughout the Tennessee Valley and see how electric vehicles (EVs) can fit any lifestyle!

TVA’s Clean Energy Future

TVA recently announced the potential retirement of the coal fleet by 2035, and is taking steps to supply cleaner energy without impacting reliability, while maintaining some of the lowest power rates in the nation.

Beyond the Visual Line of Sight: The Next Generation of Drones

Researchers are looking for ways for unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to be safely flown beyond the line of sight of a pilot.