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NRC Approves Clinch River Nuclear Site for Potential Small Modular Reactors

TVA becomes the first utility in the nation to successfully obtain an early site permit to potentially construct and operate small modular reactors – a carbon-free energy alternative that aligns with TVA’s mission to pursue innovative technologies.

Donated Backpacks Provide Much Needed Resources for Memphis Youth

On Friday, December 6, 2019, a TVA employee pulled up to Whitehaven High School in Memphis with one mission in mind: to help make a difference in young people’s lives.

TVA Donates Allen Benches to Riverview Elementary

Some pieces of history from the decommissioned TVA Allen Plant are now providing new usefulness for children at Riverview Elementary School.

Hyosung Heavy Industries to Locate First U.S. Production Facility in Memphis

TVA and MLGW congratulate HICO on its decision to establish operations and create job opportunities in Memphis. Helping to foster economic growth is fundamental to TVA’s mission of service to the people of the Valley.

TVA is Setting the Industry Standard for Safe Coal Ash Storage

For decades, coal plants helped power economies and communities across our nation. Now, we must work collectively to manage the legacy of those plants in a safe, responsible and comprehensive way.

Count the Birds This Christmas

Think beyond swans a-swimming, geese a-laying, calling birds, French hens and turtledoves—join the Audubon Christmas Bird Count and do your part for citizen science this year.

TVA Opens Doors of Former Allen Fossil Plant to Memphis Leaders

The latest news and updates around TVA’s decommissioned Allen Fossil Plant were the topics of discussion during a recent media event and luncheon for local elected officials.

TVA Partners with the Mid-South Food Bank to Create School Pantries

Six Shelby County schools and more than 250 families will benefit from a new partnership with TVA that creates Healthy School Pantries in local schools.

TVA Afternoon of Service Helps Uplift Memphis Communities

Nearly 70 TVA employees from the Memphis area recently rolled up their sleeves for an “Afternoon of Service” in Memphis. Spread across the Bluff City, the group gathered at several locations with one objective in mind – uplifting people and neighborhoods.

Memphis Mom Enjoys “Warm Blanket” of Home Uplift

“It feels like a warm blanket has been laid over my home.... It’s a peace of mind that people come together and give, and you can’t put a price tag on it.” — Erica Warren, Home Uplift participant

TVA Delivers Strong Financial Results, Strengthens Partnerships in FY 2019

“Building the sustainable, flexible system that will make this region competitive for generations takes the commitment of our workforce, and I appreciate that they've delivered that.” —TVA President & CEO Jeff Lyash

Memphis Chamber Group Welcomes TVA’s Lyash

Before the TVA Board meeting, the Greater Memphis Chamber Chairman’s Circle hosted TVA CEO Jeff Lyash for breakfast. He shared TVA’s priorities for Memphis, emphasizing the ongoing commitment to the city.

Innovative Research Feeds Elderly in Need

The Fresh Electric Farm is an indoor hydroponic farm that could one day change the way residents select fresh greens--greens grown without the need for soil.

Generous TVA Contribution Will Help Knox Area Poor

A generous contribution of $250,000 by TVA to the United Way of Greater Knoxville will help support more than 56 United Way partner agencies in the Knoxville area during the holiday season and into 2019.

“Fall” for Fishing

Looking to catch monster crappie? There's no time like the present! Here, fishing guides from around the Valley share their top tips for reeling in the three-pounders.

Signs of the Times

Using a painstaking process allowed TVA to restore the unique maps and other plaques installed at TVA dam reservations decades ago. Now their information is available for future generations.

Browns Ferry Competes for Global Energy Award

The Alabama nuclear plant is a finalist for the Global Energy Award after completing a project that allows the plant to safely power an additional 280,000 homes.

Uganda Public Power Visits TVA—Serving the Valley, Teaching the World

Recently, TVA hosted visitors from Uganda, where the nation’s sole public power provider uses hydroelectricity harnessed from the Nile River to generate roughly 80 percent of their energy portfolio.

TVA Presents EIS To Memphis Community & Encourages Feedback

TVA leadership held a public information meeting at Mitchell Community Center in Southeast Memphis to speak with local residents about their hopes and concerns surrounding the Allen Fossil Plant.