Article Archive

TVA Refurbishes Historic Source of Green Power

When TVA restores one of the hydro units inside it's storied hydroelectric fleet, it adds green megawatts in the process. Take a look inside Pickwick Dam.

TVA Legal Pros Help Residents off ‘Treadmill of Trouble’

TVA attorneys help Tennessee Valley residents expunge their records of minor infractions of the law, such as speeding tickets. The hope? To help beneficiaries get and keep good housing and good jobs.

TVA’s Solar Champion

One of our own — Chris Hansen — has been recognized by the Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association with its 2020 Solar Champion Award.

T.E.A.M. TVA Coloring Book

Allen Fossil Plant is proud to announce the launch of its TVA Energy Allies Member (T.E.A.M.) Power with Purpose coloring book.

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.

Serving the Valley - Your Child’s Profession Awaits

Spending time outside is fun, but it can be educational, too. Read about three TVA employees who turned their passion for the outdoors into rewarding careers stewarding the Valley's natural resources.

Happy Rain Year!

TVA experienced record rainfall for fiscal year 2020—and we’re on track for a calendar year record, too.

Fall into Energy Savings with EnergyRight

With temperatures dropping, we turn up thermostats to stay comfortable in our homes and businesses. That makes it a great time to think about how to keep electric bills low.

Jobs Rising as Emissions Fall

Facebook, Amazon and Volkswagen are some of the well-known job creators that have located operations inside the Tennessee Valley. TVA's clean energy mix can supply these businesses for the long haul, creating jobs and economic growth.

Building the Future

TVA will participate in a diverse partnership opportunity of utilities and research organizations, joining the EPRI Low-Carbon Resources Initiative. The group will advance clean power and decarbonization technologies for the 2030 to 2050 timeframe.

Logs and Tires and Trash, Oh My!

The ongoing construction project at Boone Dam is nearing a major milestone—the rise of the reservoir levels for the winter. Hundreds of volunteers supported the annual cleanup day to get the reservoir ready for more water.

Better Than Before

Excess materials from a TVA Dam Safety project saved one Tennessee county more than $70,000 in construction costs at an area school.

I Spy Biodiversity

TVA helps protect the Valley’s waterways and biodiversity by monitoring water quality. Teams of biologists also provide educational outreach that teaches Valley residents about the incredible aquatic biodiversity in their backyards.

Social Distancing Meets Autumn Travel

Ready for some social distance? Use the Tennessee River Valley MapGuide to plan your next adventure and add some new places in the Valley to your fall travel traditions.

Proudly Keeping Score

For the 15th straight year, TVA tops the list of utilities for its economic development success. Site Selection magazine has honored TVA in its annual recognition of the country’s leaders in economic development.

TVA Upgrades Its Gas Fleet

TVA's gas fleet “changes its tires” starting with new system upgrades at Magnolia Combined Cycle Plant.

TVA: A Top Employer in Tennessee and Beyond

TVA is at the top of Forbes magazine's 2020 list of best employers in the State of Tennessee — it's a great place to work.

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.

Coping with COVID — Outside

After COVID-19 hit the U.S., it became evident that TVA’s 11,000 miles of shoreline and numerous recreation areas were providing more than just economic benefits to the Valley.