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TVA Requests Proposals for Energy and Capacity

May 13, 2024

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Valley Authority has issued a Request for Proposal for energy and capacity to help meet the region’s growing demand for electricity while maximizing grid reliability. Proposals must be submitted by June 21, 2024.

Proposals must be for 50 megawatts to 500 megawatts for various periods through December 2029. The RFP is for any type of generation that meets the definition of Firm Generation Resource or Firm System Commitment as defined in the RFP.   Proposals should complement TVA’s existing generation resources and be delivered to the TVA service area. Respondents may review TVA’s request for proposal at

TVA is a national leader in carbon reduction with nearly 60% carbon-free energy provided to a region growing three times faster than the national average. The University of Tennessee’s Baker School projects a 22% growth in the region by 2050. TVA is meeting the region’s energy challenge through a multi-prong approach of (1) building additional clean, efficient generation and (2) reducing consumption by 30% over the next 10 years by investing in energy efficiency and demand responds programs.

About TVA

The Tennessee Valley Authority is the nation’s largest public power supplier, delivering energy to 10 million people across seven southeastern states. TVA was established 90 years ago to serve this region and the nation by developing innovative solutions to solve complex challenges. TVA’s unique mission focuses on energy, environmental stewardship, and economic development. With one of the largest, most diverse, and cleanest energy systems – including nuclear, hydro, solar, gas, and advanced technologies – TVA is a leader in our nation’s drive toward a clean energy future.

TVA is a corporate agency of the United States, receiving no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation, and land management for the Tennessee River system, and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.


Scott Fiedler
Public Relations
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