TVA remains committed to its mission of serving the people of the Tennessee Valley, even in the toughest of times. Supporting small, diverse and local businesses is part of that commitment, and TVA spent more than 46% of its supplier spend with small and diverse businesses in fiscal year 2020—a total of more than $1.2 billion.
TVA manages 293,000 acres of public land, so it’s important that its 6,200 miles of boundaries be easily identified. Learn more about how we make our boundaries more visible.
TVA is stretching 2,700 miles of high-speed fiber across the Tennessee Valley in an effort to build a modernized electric grid. The $300-million investment is enhancing both transmission capability and security through the integration of emerging technologies.
More residents can find affordable housing in Oxford, Mississippi, thanks to a partnership with the city, builder, local power company and TVA.
Millennials are described as being multitaskers who are achievement-oriented. Fishing, specifically fly fishing, was partly an answer to social distancing prompted by COVID-19. The sport has seen a surge among young anglers in the Tennessee Valley.
The term Native American often evokes images of the Cherokee tribe and its history throughout the Tennessee Valley. But there are more than 20 Native American tribes that once called this region home, like the Muscogee Creek Nation.
TVA is taking a big step toward enabling more people to confidently choose electric vehicles in the Tennessee Valley. Supporting the development of EVs fits right in with TVA’s mission of service to the people who live and work in the region.
TVA’s archaeologists and federally recognized Indian tribes worked to develop a plan for conducting limited archaeological excavation of a site located in Jackson County, Alabama.
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 uses small veteran- and minority-owned securities firms to sell its bonds, and gains a more diverse investor base as well as fresh perspectives.
Despite the challenge of a pandemic and the need to keep everyone safe and healthy across the Valley while effectively operating the power system, employee efforts made FY20 a best ever performance year for TVA customers.
An upcoming project to safely relocate coal ash around Gallatin Fossil Plant is also offering a rare opportunity to help reconnect family members to loved ones who are buried in cemeteries around the fossil plant property.
Saying “goodbye summer, hello fall” shouldn’t lower caution for fire hazards — it should increase it.
Trotter Bluff Small Wild Area is a perfect place for a short, wooded hike along the water. It soon will have another claim to fame as a home to a colorful collection of flowers and grasses that will help feed hungry pollinators.
Just in time for Halloween, researchers at Norris have uncovered a spooky tunnel replete with spider webs, dark corners and mice.
TVA’s unique, long-standing mission of service focuses on much more than just energy. TVA and its more than 10,000 employees are committed – each and every day – to improving the quality of life for communities and people across the Tennessee Valley.
On nice days in the Tennessee Valley, individuals and families flock to TVA public lands to enjoy nature, but many of them also check the condition of their favorite place, and perhaps pick up trash, trim up branches and lend nature a helping hand. These are the volunteers of TVA’s Adopt a Spot and Adopt a Trail programs, and there’s room for you.
Knoxville Utilities Board issues resolution highlighting the partnership with TVA on COVID-19 response in support of Valley residents and businesses.
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.
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.