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What’s Going On in Memphis


TVA Partnership Awards $64,000 in STEM Grants to Shelby County Schools

TVA, in partnership with Bicentennial Volunteers Incorporated, a TVA retiree organization, announced this week the award of $64,000 in grants to Shelby County educators in public schools to develop science, technology, engineering, and math education projects.

TVA Names Mark Yates as Regional VP for Memphis, West region

Mark Yates of Memphis will be TVA’s regional vice president for the West Region. He brings experience and expertise in business, finance, industrial relations, economic development, government, and community relations.

Champions 4 Seniors Helps with Pharmacy Needs

TVA collaborated with Champion’s Pharmacy and Herb Store in South Memphis to bring the Champions 4 Seniors project to senior citizens to help with their pharmaceutical needs.

Coat Drive Helps Memphis Children

TVA and Nation Enrichment Projects hosted a holiday drive-thru coat giveaway, providing 650 new winter coats to elementary-aged children.

Holiday Help for Veterans in Need

Just in time for the holidays, TVA staff delivered essential facility needs, $25 Superlo Grocery food cards, and other supplies to Alpha Omega Veterans Services to support veterans housed at their five facilities in Memphis.

Thanksgiving Care Cards Given to Neighbors in Need

The TVA Memphis and Allen Fossil site teams worked with local community partners to families and community members in need during the holiday season.

Donation and Volunteers Make Holidays Brighter

TVA staff delivered a donation for $10,000 and volunteered at a Memphis Toys for Tots location, supporting local efforts to spread holiday cheer.

Provide Feedback on Next Steps at Allen Fossil Plant Site

TVA invites you to review its pre-recorded virtual public open house on the next steps regarding the safe removal and long-term storage of coal ash from the Allen Fossil Plant.

More Than $40 Million in 2020

Despite challenges from the pandemic, TVA delivered cost savings and community support totaling more than $40 million for the people of Memphis so far this year.

TVA Donation Supports Minority Contractor Training Program

TVA has awarded $871,000 to Tennessee Urban League Affiliates to continue offering the Building Futures Minority Contractor Training program in 2021. The program helps recruit and train interested minority contractors on improving home energy efficiency.

TVA’s Pro Bono Legal Services Help Memphians in Need

TVA recently announced that it has launched its first pro bono program, Generating Justice, to provide free legal assistance in local communities.

STEM Grants for K-12 Tennessee Valley Educators Now Open

STEM Classroom grants are back for the 2020-21 school year. Applications are open now and close October 16.

Retirees Donate to Feed more Memphians

The TVA Retirees Association, Memphis Chapter, made a donation of $10,000 to the Mid-South Food Bank. This donation builds off the $100,000 contribution TVA made last fall to create six Healthy School Pantries in local schools.

TVA Statement on the RFP Process

TVA respects and supports MLGW’s decision to pursue an RFP as it looks to its long-term energy supplier. We are excited about the opportunity to put the facts on the table and prove that our partnership with MLGW is the best option.

TVA Invests in Memphis

Allen Site Reflects TVA’s Changing Portfolio

TVA gives a glimpse of its evolving generation portfolio with the launch of a new, self-built 1 megawatt solar array at the Allen Natural Gas Plant.

Partnering to Support Supplier Diversity

An important part of TVA’s mission of service is maintaining a competitive, diverse supplier base that is reflective of our region. By welcoming businesses of all types, TVA promotes economic prosperity in local communities and across its service territory.

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Your TVA Neighbors

Angela Simpson

Angela Simpson

Business Support Representative, Allen Combined Cycle Plant | Memphis, Tenn.

Shana Woods

Shana Woods

Energy Utilization Marketing Manager | Memphis, Tenn.

Aaron Stewart

Aaron Stewart

Regional Economic Development Specialist | West Tennessee

Vincent Wilson Sr.

Vincent Wilson Sr.

Substation Electrician | Memphis, Tenn.

Chad Reed

Chad Reed

Transmission Maintenance Specialist | Memphis, Tenn.