Doing Business with TVA
TVA has business relationships with its suppliers, local power companies, and many other organizations and individuals.
TVA has business relationships with local power companies, suppliers and many other individuals and organizations. Here's a guide to finding more information about business transactions.
Supplier Connections links you to TVA’s Supply Chain, which manages contracts that provide services and materials to TVA and oversees warehousing, investment recovery and logistics operations. All suppliers are expected to deliver cost-effective, reliable and high-quality goods and services that support us in our mission of supplying low-cost, reliable power; acting as a good steward of the regional environment; and promoting the economic development of the Tennessee Valley. Read answers to the most frequently asked questions about doing business with TVA, introduce your business or manage your existing contract.
In seeking to do business with firms that offer exceptional products and services at competitive prices, we welcome businesses of all types—small, minority-owned, woman-owned, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned,and those located in historically underutilized business (HUB) zones among others. Learn more on our Supplier Diversity page.
Local Power Companies
Valley Connect serves TVA’s local power companies and trade and business groups that work directly with TVA business units. Find product information, news and events, and contact information.
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Sales and Auctions
TVA sells surplus material and equipment such as pumps, motors and vehicles. Find out about current sales and auctions.
Shoreline Construction Permits
A permit is needed for any type of major or minor construction project along the Tennessee River and its tributaries, including docks, boathouses, steps, and fences. View information on shoreline construction permits.
Transmission System Right of Way Easements
Certain activities on transmission line rights of way require TVA’s review before activities begin. Click here to find out more about the guidelines, restrictions, who to contact, and access the online application for review of projects impacting transmission line easements.
TVA Antenna Collocation
With more than 100,000 transmission structures, hundreds of communication towers, and properties located throughout an 80,000-square-mile region, TVA offers the perfect solution for locating communication antennas in the Tennessee Valley. Find out more about TVA antenna collocation.
TVA’s Power Service Shops provides services to power plants and large industries including transformer testing and maintenance, electric motor repair, shop machining capabilities, on-site maintenance support and more. Learn about TVA’s Power Service Shops.
TVA Membership List
TVA employees are members of many organizations that benefit their individual areas of expertise and TVA, as an organization, joins many professional organizations, community groups, and natural resource and economic development groups around the Valley. View the membership list.