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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.

On the Road to a Greener Future

General Motors teams with TVA to power its Spring Hill manufacturing plant with solar energy.

MLGW & TVA Partner for $400,000 Donation to Memphis COVID-19 Response

TVA and MLGW will partner with Memphis-area nonprofit organizations to donate $400,000 in support of initiatives that address hardships created by the COVID-19 pandemic.

TVA Taps Distilleries for Hand Sanitizer

Distilleries around the world are blending alcohol into hand sanitizer and disinfectant spray. To keep employees safe on the job, TVA has tapped the region’s distilleries, securing thousands of gallons of cleaner and hand gels.

Celebrate More Than 80 Years of TVA Lake Fun

On May 18, 2020, TVA celebrates its 87th anniversary. Read more about how outdoor recreation in the seven state region has evolved since the early days of TVA.

Help for Memphians with High Energy Bills with LIHEAP

TVA EnergyRight® has joined with local power companies to launch a resource that helps Memphis families in need find information more easily about federal funds available through the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

Economic Development Success in Memphis

Helping businesses to locate, stay or expand their operations in the Memphis area is part of TVA’s mission. Since 2012, TVA has worked with Memphis to help attract or retain 40,300 jobs and over $5 billion in capital investments.

Time to Choose Facts, not Wishful Thinking

TVA believes the public power model is the best value and most affordable option for electricity in Memphis and across the Valley. We are committed to making sure Memphians have all the facts, despite promises of savings from others.