Article Archive

TVA Partners with Greater Memphis Chamber to Support Supplier Diversity

An important part of TVA’s mission of service is maintaining a competitive, diverse supplier base that is reflective of The Tennessee Valley region.

Putting Knowledge to Work

For more than two decades, TVA’s Investment Challenge Program has augmented business curriculum at the region’s top universities. According to Dr. Floyd Tyler, the program teaches students interpersonal, team-building and analytical skills that employers are looking for.

Groundwater Monitoring Results Highlight TVA’s CCR Commitment

TVA is sharing results of the latest groundwater monitoring samples taken at its coal combustion residuals sites to identify areas for additional study and possible corrective action.

Nearly $1 Billion in Rainfall Damage Averted in February

TVA's skillful management of the Tennessee River system helped avert major damage to the Valley's towns and cities. Read more for insights from the River Forecast Center.

Valley Lakes Worth Billions

A study from TVA and the University of Tennessee shows that the annual value of recreation on the Tennessee River reservoir system for the region is nearly $12 billion.

TVA River Forecast Center Hustles as Water Flows

TVA river forecasters race to do what they can to minimize flooding across the Tennessee River Valley as heavy rainfall and runoff continue across the system.

TVA Updates Anderson Co. on Bull Run

TVA is committed to providing up-to-date information as we work with the community in Anderson County on the future of Bull Run Fossil Plant. The Tennessee Valley is our home and we remain committed to protecting the communities we serve.

TVA Invests in Memphis-area Transmission Project

Reliable power is what we depend on for home, work and school. It brings businesses and jobs to our area.

TVA Spruces Up UL, NAACP Buildings To Boost Home Uplift Program

TVA’s EnergyRight® group is working with non-profit agencies in Memphis, supporting efforts to bring more weatherization services to town through the Home Uplift initiative.

Watch for Our Mobile Aquarium

Get up close and personal with some of the fish that live in the Tennessee Valley — and learn more about TVA’s environmental stewardship mission — by visiting our mobile aquarium.

Something Greater Than Ourselves

Regardless of which branch they serve, TVA's 100 employees who serve in the Active Guard Reserves are often activated to support wars, conflicts, humanitarian efforts and other situations requiring a military show of force.

Caution: Wild Waters

With the heavy rains this month, reservoirs levels are high and many dams in the TVA system are spilling water, creating potentially dangerous conditions for heedless recreational users.

What's the Point?

Sophisticated 3D images based on millions (and millions) of data points save time, money and injury risk for plants across the Valley.

Preserving the Legacy

As fossil plants are decommissioned, employees comb through materials in each facility, finding items to repurpose in other plants and creating a bridge to the future from TVA's past.

Winter Adventures Start with MapGuide

Chilly weather is a good time to snuggle under a blanket, but it’s an even better time to explore the wonders of the Tennessee River Valley. Use the MapGuide to plan your next winter activity.

Extreme Turbine Makeover

The recent outage at Kingston Fossil Plant offered a rare glimpse inside turbine and told the story of a rebuild that required more than 35,000 combined man hours from TVA’s precision craftsmen.

Amazon Creating 1,000 New Jobs in Memphis with State-of-Art Facility

A new state-of-the-art Amazon fulfillment center in Memphis will create 1,000 new full-time jobs, thanks in part to the partnership between the State of Tennessee, local governments and organizations, economic development agencies, MLGW and TVA.

Memphis Leaders Attend Allen Tour and Info Session

Community leaders from all corners of Memphis gathered on a cold January day recently to get a first-hand look at the old Allen Fossil Plant site and its surrounding coal yards, now empty and quiet.

Questions and Answers on the Future of the Bull Run Fossil Plant Site

In 2019, TVA’s Board of Directors voted to retire the Bull Run Fossil Plant by the end of 2023. Read TVA’s answers to recent questions about the future of the site, including the storage of coal combustion residuals (coal ash and gypsum).

TVA Water Trail Maps Now at Bass Pro at the Pyramid

Vacation planners in the Memphis area can find inspiration for a beautiful getaway by checking out TVA’s set of water trail guides, which can now be found stocked at the downtown Bass Pro.