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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.

Independent Study – Memphis Utility Bills are Among the Nation's Lowest

A new study from an independent online bill payment company includes some good news for Memphians.

TVA/Kids – A Fun Place to Learn While School’s Out

“I’m bored!” Put a stop to hearing this (again) during the holiday break. Just because they’re not in school, your kids don’t have to stop learning about the world around them. Let help!

TVA Earns Multiple Awards for People-Focused Culture

TVA has been recognized with nearly 10 national awards this year, each a reflection of our commitment to creating a workplace focused on people, inclusion and diversity.

Abbie Casey - A Day in the Life of a Watershed Representative

Watershed representative Abbie Casey, who reviews 100 applications a year, has some tips for success: submit a complete application package and be flexible. “It can mean the difference in an approval or a denial.”

TVA Partners with Memphis NAACP

The NAACP Memphis Branch and TVA have a history of partnering to help the community.

Veterans Find Home After Service at TVA

TVA has recently been recognized with four awards that highlight our organization’s support for military and veteran employees, their families, and veteran-owned businesses in the communities we serve.