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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.

Get Out and About

Just because you're practicing social distancing doesn't mean you have to stay cooped up indoors. Now is the perfect time for a solo trip out into nature.

TVA IT on Frontline for Pandemic Safety

A safe, reliable electric system is critical to help mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. TVA's team is on the frontline to keep employees safe and electricity flowing.

TVA Celebrates More Ways to Reduce the Energy Burden for Memphis Residents

TVA and key representatives from the community participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of TVA’s Mobile Unit Weatherization Training Lab.

High Flying Training

New operators are honing their skills on 3D printed drones before graduating to more advanced aircraft. TVA’s cutting-edge training program incorporates best practices from universities and other power producers.

Tornado Damage Repair Continues

TVA crews continue repairing and rebuilding transmission structures while supporting our neighbors after deadly tornadoes occurred in Middle Tennessee on March 3, 2020.

Retrieving a Twisted Tower

TVA sonar technology helps find and retrieve a fallen transmission tower in the Cumberland River.

Find “Lucky Shamrocks” and Many Other Wildflowers on TVA Lands

Several wildflowers fall under the “shamrock” moniker, including white clover. Sporting small white or pink-tinged blooms, it thrives from spring to late summer in the Tennessee Valley.

Helping our Neighbors Stay #TennesseeStrong

TVA crews are assessing damage and supporting our neighbors after deadly tornadoes occurred in Middle Tennessee on March 3, 2020.