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Creepy Tunnel at Norris

Just in time for Halloween, researchers at Norris have uncovered a spooky tunnel replete with spider webs, dark corners and mice.

TVA Invests in Local Communities

TVA’s unique, long-standing mission of service focuses on much more than just energy. TVA and its more than 10,000 employees are committed – each and every day – to improving the quality of life for communities and people across the Tennessee Valley.

Your Favorite Places Need Your Help

On nice days in the Tennessee Valley, individuals and families flock to TVA public lands to enjoy nature, but many of them also check the condition of their favorite place, and perhaps pick up trash, trim up branches and lend nature a helping hand. These are the volunteers of TVA’s Adopt a Spot and Adopt a Trail programs, and there’s room for you.

Partnership Helps Customers and Communities

Knoxville Utilities Board issues resolution highlighting the partnership with TVA on COVID-19 response in support of Valley residents and businesses.

TVA Legal Pros Help Residents off ‘Treadmill of Trouble’

TVA attorneys help Tennessee Valley residents expunge their records of minor infractions of the law, such as speeding tickets. The hope? To help beneficiaries get and keep good housing and good jobs.

TVA Refurbishes Historic Source of Green Power

When TVA restores one of the hydro units inside it's storied hydroelectric fleet, it adds green megawatts in the process. Take a look inside Pickwick Dam.

TVA’s Solar Champion

One of our own — Chris Hansen — has been recognized by the Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association with its 2020 Solar Champion Award.

TVA’s Pro Bono Legal Services Help Memphians in Need

TVA recently announced that it has launched its first pro bono program, Generating Justice, to provide free legal assistance in local communities.

STEM Grants for K-12 Tennessee Valley Educators Now Open

STEM Classroom grants are back for the 2020-21 school year. Applications are open now and close October 16.

Serving the Valley - Your Child’s Profession Awaits

Spending time outside is fun, but it can be educational, too. Read about three TVA employees who turned their passion for the outdoors into rewarding careers stewarding the Valley's natural resources.

Happy Rain Year!

TVA experienced record rainfall for fiscal year 2020—and we’re on track for a calendar year record, too.

Fall into Energy Savings with EnergyRight

With temperatures dropping, we turn up thermostats to stay comfortable in our homes and businesses. That makes it a great time to think about how to keep electric bills low.

Jobs Rising as Emissions Fall

Facebook, Amazon and Volkswagen are some of the well-known job creators that have located operations inside the Tennessee Valley. TVA's clean energy mix can supply these businesses for the long haul, creating jobs and economic growth.

Building the Future

TVA will participate in a diverse partnership opportunity of utilities and research organizations, joining the EPRI Low-Carbon Resources Initiative. The group will advance clean power and decarbonization technologies for the 2030 to 2050 timeframe.

Logs and Tires and Trash, Oh My!

The ongoing construction project at Boone Dam is nearing a major milestone—the rise of the reservoir levels for the winter. Hundreds of volunteers supported the annual cleanup day to get the reservoir ready for more water.

Better Than Before

Excess materials from a TVA Dam Safety project saved one Tennessee county more than $70,000 in construction costs at an area school.

I Spy Biodiversity

TVA helps protect the Valley’s waterways and biodiversity by monitoring water quality. Teams of biologists also provide educational outreach that teaches Valley residents about the incredible aquatic biodiversity in their backyards.

Social Distancing Meets Autumn Travel

Ready for some social distance? Use the Tennessee River Valley MapGuide to plan your next adventure and add some new places in the Valley to your fall travel traditions.

Proudly Keeping Score

For the 15th straight year, TVA tops the list of utilities for its economic development success. Site Selection magazine has honored TVA in its annual recognition of the country’s leaders in economic development.

TVA Upgrades Its Gas Fleet

TVA's gas fleet “changes its tires” starting with new system upgrades at Magnolia Combined Cycle Plant.