Article Archive

Ken Weisz - A Day in the Life of a Watershed Representative

Watershed representative Ken Weisz, who has issued more than 2000 permits, suggests that thinking both technically and creatively is helpful when envisioning shoreline construction projects.

Endangered Bat Makes Reappearance During TVA Cave Survey

A return to pandemic-paused field work led a group of TVA terrestrial zoologists to an unexpected discovery.

TVA and Job Corps Partner to Train Next Generation of Line Workers

TVA is partnering with a job corps center in Memphis to provide professional training to students and establish a pipeline of skilled workers for TVA’s seven-state service area.

Secrets Inside the Mountain

Eric Edwards is a TVA Dam Safety Engineer whose job as an inspector takes him into places that are encased in history — like an 18-foot-wide steel tube that’s shrouded by more than 8 miles of limestone.

Home Uplift Gives Customers a Hand Up

“Home Uplift is someone going the extra mile for someone else because they know there may come a time for all people when they face their own obstacle.” — James Pardue, Home Uplift participant

Chris Saucier Named TVA Engineer of the Year

Chris Saucier, technical director at the Boone Dam Remediation Project, is the winner of the 2022 Ike Zeringue Engineering Award, TVA’s highest honor.

Ryan Cook - A Day in the Life of a Watershed Representative

Ryan Cook, watershed representative for western North Carolina, reminds applicants to have their permit in hand before purchasing any materials or installing anything like a dock.

TVA Rebuilds Tornado-Ravaged Transformers

TVA’s Power Service Shops is a jack of all voltages when it comes to refurbishing obsolete transmission equipment, or in this case, 61 residential transformers that were damaged by the Kentucky tornados.

Primitive Fish Reveal Evidence of Healthy Fishery

Each year, TVA Fisheries biologists conduct fall fisheries sampling across the Tennessee River watershed.

The "Superb Owl" - In Time for the Big Game

While millions prepare to tune in to the Big Game, take a moment to find out more about the "superb owls" that live close to you in the TVA region.

Species to Look Out For

A variety of dangerous insects, plants and other organisms have been introduced into the Valley, each making its mark on the ecosystem. Here are just a few you may encounter.

Drive Happy

TVA and partners unveil the first chargers in the Fast Charge Network that will be deployed across the Tennessee Valley to encourage electric vehicle adoption.

Who’s Hibernating in the Valley?

Most bears don’t truly hibernate—but other creatures do. Read about them here.

New Rocky Trail Provides Adventure, Challenge

Options for a wintery hike or bike ride just got greater in East Tennessee with the opening of a new 6.7-mile, multiuse trail at Loyston Point Recreation Area on Norris Reservoir.

“He Had TVA”: Supporting Impacted Communities Post-Storm

The destructive storm in early December 2021 left more than 254,000 valley residents without power. Once it was safe, TVA deployed helicopters and ground crews to assess the damage and begin repairs immediately.

TVA Biologists Hook 53-inch Lake Sturgeon

TVA biologists landed a number of lake sturgeon on a set of trotlines near Kingston Fossil Plant as part of an annual sturgeon survey.

TVA is Here to Serve and Support – a Message from President & CEO Jeff Lyash

TVA is here to serve and support our Valley neighbors impacted by devastating storms, says CEO Jeff Lyash

Knoxville’s Sun Sphere

TVA is partnering with KUB to make Knoxville--home of the Sunsphere--the number one city in the southeast for solar investment.

TVA, MLGW & Partners Celebrate 500th Home Uplift Milestone

Five hundred Memphis residents have lower energy bills thanks to the TVA EnergyRight Home Uplift program, a partnership of TVA, MLGW and the City of Memphis.

Tiger Tailgate Celebrates 87th Anniversary of TVA/MLGW Partnership

How a Tigers football game became a celebration of TVA and MLGW.