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Celebrating Our Monumental Architecture

In recognition of Preservation Month, and TVA's 89th birthday, we celebrate TVA's historic dams and other monumental architecture across the Valley.

Rain, Rain Come Our Way

Three of TVA’s reservoirs in upper East Tennessee are running behind on the spring fill; here’s what that means and why you should get out and play anyway.

Study: TVA is Good for Business in Memphis

A new study from the Greater Memphis Chamber makes it clear – TVA is good for business in Memphis. Read how TVA's economic development efforts have financial, societal and growth implications for the area.

Two TVA Scientists Recognized for Pollinator Documentary

Two TVA scientists received an EPRI award for their documentary film Power for Pollinators, which showcases how power companies are working to conserve pollinator species and habitats.

Getting the Facts on the TVA Proposal - Mark Yates

Regional VP, Mark Yates, discusses TVA's proposal to supply electricity to Memphis and why TVA is the best choice not only as an energy provider, but as a community partner, energy advisor and job creator.

Building the Pipeline of STEM Talent in Memphis

Students at Power Center Academy in Memphis know a little more about energy, environment and economic development, following a recent career day held at the school.

Four New Bike-Optimized Trails Added in Bristol as Part of $125,000 Project

TVA celebrated the completion of a new South Holston trail system this week, which provides the Bristol, Tennessee/Virginia community with expanded access to trails that are accessible for all ages and skill levels.

Starkville Sunshine

A new solar development in Mississippi is infusing a small college town with affordable, reliable and renewable power and reducing the city’s local carbon footprint by about 15%.

Keeping Memphis Glowing and Growing

TVA’s commitment to low-cost, reliable and clean energy keeps the lights on Beale Street ablaze while economic development attracts jobs and capital investment to the region.

TVA’s Newest Directly-Served Customer

Sinova Global, a Canadian-based manufacturing company, announced its new silicon metal plant in Lake County, Tennessee – making it TVA’s newest directly-served customer.


TVA at a Glance

Want more information about TVA? You've got it! Our at-a-glance fact sheet covers our history, mission, generating assets, structure, key business drivers and more. Get the facts now.



Interviews

TVA’s Lyash discusses economic development activities and future generation mix

Public Power Now | American Public Power Association
May 17, 2021


Coal Ash

TVA is an industry leader in the safe management and monitoring of coal ash. Learn how TVA is safely handling coal ash.

TVA in Memphis

So much is happening in the Memphis area, it deserves its own page! Read about the latest happenings in the Mid-South Valley.

Boone Dam Project

TVA has found the fix for seepage at Boone Dam: a composite seepage barrier made of non-erodible material. Construction will take five to seven years. Maximum safety measures will remain in place throughout the process. Read more about Boone Dam.

Coronavirus

We’re going above and beyond our commitment to keep the lights on, here’s how.


For Kids & Teachers

Writing a school report? Looking for STEM activities or home school projects? Want a kid's view of TVA? Use these resources to learn about our history and mission of service.

  • TVA Kids has fun information about our history, how we make electricity and help the environment. Use the homework helpers in your next assignment!
  • Water Monitoring Lab Learn about water quality by working your way through our self-paced virtual program. 
  • TVA STEM has lessons and activities that meet Tennessee state academic standards. Also: Learn about STEM careers!
  • Currents of Change has interactive history lessons that follow the Tennessee Valley from the Great Depression through today. Lessons meet Tennessee and Alabama state academic standards.