TVA Board of Directors to Host Virtual Meeting on May 7

Apr 30, 2020

KNOXVILLE­­ – The Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors will perform its vital oversight function at its scheduled quarterly meeting at 10 a.m. EDT on Thursday, May 7, in a virtual format to comply with COVID-19 guidelines supporting the health and safety of TVA team members, the public and their families.

The board meeting can be viewed live from the board of directors’ webpage at The link will be available a few minutes prior to start time of the meeting.

Although physical distancing requirements make in-person comments in a traditional listening session impractical, the board encourages interested members of the public to make their opinions and comments heard through written comments. Individuals may submit written comments through the board’s webpage at no later than 5 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, May 5. Individuals without computer access may contact Wilson Taylor, TVA’s ombudsman, at 865-776-7015. All comments will be presented to the board members prior to their May 7 meeting.

The board will consider the following agenda items:

  1. Approval of Minutes of the February 13, 2020, Board Meeting
  2. Report from President and CEO
  3. Report of the External Relations Committee  

    A.   TVA Environmental Policy

    B.   Natural Resources Plan

  4. Report of the Finance, Rates, and Portfolio Committee

    A.  Commercial Energy Agreements, Programs, and Related Contracts

  5.  Report of the Nuclear Oversight Committee
  6. Report of the Audit, Risk, and Regulation Committee
  7. Report of the People and Performance Committee
  8. Governance Items
    A. Amendments to TVA Board Practices.
  9. Information Items
    A. Delegation to approve temporary payment and regulatory flexibility relief for local power companies.
    B.   Delegation to provide some relief to certain large commercial and industrial customers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic to support return to operations.

TVA management will answer questions from the news media following the board meeting. 

Anyone who wishes to comment on any agenda item in writing may send comments to:  TVA Board of Directors, Board Agenda Comments, 400 West Summit Hill Drive, Knoxville, Tennessee 37902.

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