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Virtually Viewing the Valley

Virtual site tours allow business leaders from as far away as Japan, Germany and California to consider location options in the Tennessee Valley without ever boarding a plane.

Snakes on a... Transformer?

Dealing with wildlife is a big part of transmission and substation maintenance. TVA addresses issues with snakes, squirrels, birds, rats or raccoons to keep the power flowing.

Flexible Generation Grows Throughout the Valley

TVA has planted the seed of flexibility throughout the Valley, and is now watching new projects flourish within the public power model as local power companies move to create their own generation.

Let's Meet Again—Virtually

TVA is building on the success of its first virtual open house about Bull Run Fossil Plant with another virtual community event on September 24, 2020.

Partners in Sustainability

Sustainability remains a key area of focus at TVA. Read the new Sustainability Report for a progress report on the partnerships that build a stronger, more sustainable future.

TVA Launches Another Virtual Tool to Stay Engaged with Communities We Serve

TVA is hosting its first ever virtual open house to share information regarding our efforts at the Bull Run Fossil Plant as we prepare for closure in 2023.

Bull Run's Future = Economic Development

TVA brings its expertise in economic and community development to imagine the possibilities for the future of the Bull Run Fossil Plant.

Modernizing TVA's IT Organization

Computers and how they are used to manage our lives and businesses have changed significantly over the past 30 years. TVA's IT organization is evolving to best take advantage of that innovation.

Supporting Virus-Killing Technology

TVA will provide incentives to businesses and schools to install UV-C germicidal lights that remove viruses, like COVID-19, and bacteria from indoor air.

There's TVA History in Your Garden

Today's flourishing "Victory Gardens" can trace their roots to the very beginnings of TVA, and its work to help the Tennessee Valley's farmers get back on their feet in the '30s.

More Value for Memphis

Memphis is important to TVA. We are prepared to act on TVA’s proposals and partner with MLGW and the City to deliver up to $2 billion of value over the next 20 years to the people and businesses of Memphis.

Meet Beth Jenkins: Watts Bar Nuclear’s New Plant Manager

Watts Bar Nuclear Plant gets a new female manager in Beth Jenkins, a nuclear engineer with plenty of good experience and the support of her mentors and teammates.

Choose Savings, not Rate Increases

TVA estimates MLGW would end up spending approximately $261 million a year more if it leaves TVA, likely boosting rates by over 20%.

A Race Against Time

TVA mentors worked with students from Chattanooga Preparatory School in a literal race against time and COVID-19 while designing and assembling an electric car to race in the Green Spaces Chattanooga Grand Prix.

Summer Adventure? Check; Trash Bag? Check, Check!

Headed to the lake for some summer adventures? Remember your trash bags and gloves for the #trashtag challenge!

Solar, Solar Everywhere

In an unprecedented move, TVA opens the door for local power companies to generate their own electricity to meet unique customer needs, paving the way for a new solar boom.

New Coal Ash Storage on Hold at Bull Run

TVA is withdrawing its permits for a new dry storage landfill at Bull Run Fossil Plant. Future storage needs will center around closure options for the existing ash and gypsum.

Trailing into Summer

In honor of National Trails Day, TVA spotlights its many miles of trails throughout the month of June.

Wall-Crawling Robots Something out of Science Fiction

Innovative robotic technology is aiding TVA's generation outage inspections in new ways, generating accurate readings while saving the company time and money.

Ocoee Whitewater Rafting Open for Recreation

COVID-19 is not throwing cold water on the 2020 Ocoee whitewater rafting season.