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Vital Upgrades for a Lifetime of Memories

TVA’s Home Uplift program now helps manufactured homeowners live more comfortably while improving their quality of life.

Melton Hill Dam Parking Lot Temporary Closure

Because of upgrades to the dam at Melton Hill, one of the tailwater parking areas will be inaccessible from February to November 2021.

Don't Look Down!

Inspectors climbed each of the 1,000-foot stacks at Kingston Fossil Plant in December to check the condition of the structure. This inspection is part of TVA’s Civil Inspection Program that ensures the integrity of infrastructure at the site.

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.

A Record Year for Rainfall

The Tennessee Valley recorded 70.36 inches of average rainfall as of Dec. 31, 2020, making 2020 its wettest year in history.

Recycle that Christmas Tree—The Right Way

There are numerous ways to recycle your live Christmas tree, but don’t just chuck it in one of our reservoirs! There’s a right way and a wrong way to dispose of it.

Driving Innovation

Did you know the average EV driver can save up to $1,000 in fuel costs every year? Read more about how TVA's EV Initiative anticipates growing the number of EVs across the Valley to over 200,000 by 2028.

A Better Nesting Place

Ospreys will have new, safer places to nest near Watts Bar Nuclear Plant this spring, thanks to an ongoing project to move them away from nesting on TVA structures.

Another 2020 First—Wettest Ever

2020 is now officially the wettest year ever recorded in the Tennessee Valley. TVA has now managed three straight years of record rainfall.

Coronavirus

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

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.

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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

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 find out about our history and ongoing 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!
  • 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.