Article Archive

People Over Profits – That’s Public Power

For nearly nine decades, our public power model has not only provided reliable energy but also invested in communities by creating jobs, protecting the environment, and supporting local education and business.

Escaping the Trash: Keep the Tennessee River Beautiful Works to Improve the Valley

Help celebrate Keep the Tennessee River Watershed Beautiful Month by participating in a variety of cleanup events aimed at keeping litter out of the Tennessee River watershed.

Clay Guerry - A Day in the Life of a Recreation Specialist

If you enjoy the waters of the Tennessee River or have hiked, biked or camped near its banks, chances are that Clay Guerry had a hand in helping create part of your experience.

Addressing Climate Change

Former Vice President Al Gore and TVA CEO Jeff Lyash discuss TVA’s role in addressing climate change on a podcast hosted by former Tennessee Governors Phil Bredesen and Bill Haslam.

‘We Should Be Helping’

Join local volunteers, with support from TVA, in celebration of National Public Lands Day by pitching in on clean-up efforts at Norris Lake and other natural areas in the Valley.

River Reinforcements

To prevent disruptions to the power supply as well as commercial navigation, TVA is investing $18M in upgrades to transmission towers which span the Tennessee River.

‘Great Value’

After a lengthy evaluation process, Memphis Light, Gas, and Water leadership has recommended staying with TVA as its energy supplier and adopting its long-term partnership proposal.

Ready, Set, Charge

TVA and our partners are kicking off Fast Charge TN, an initiative that will ultimately lead to fast chargers strategically located along well-traveled highways and byways throughout the state.

Into Elfin Territory

A father-son duo's discovery of frosted elfins, an endangered butterfly species, in a TVA right of way area is helping lead the way to grassland conservation efforts.

Nashville Eateries Get a Taste of Energy Efficiency

EnergyRight and Nashville Electric Service partnered in the Community Centered Growth program to help two neighborhood establishments cut their energy bills and keep serving up the good eats.

What Are They Saying About TVA?

TVA has been an important part of the Memphis and Shelby County community for more than 80 years.

TVA Forecasts Lower Electric Bills

Scorching heat, record consumption, and volatile gas prices have increased power bills across the nation. TVA digs deeper into the causes of this summer’s higher bills and shares energy-saving tips.

Rich History of Success

Ocoee No. 2 dam, which has generated electricity, provided recreation opportunities and stimulated economic development for decades, inducted into Hydro Hall of Fame.

We're Still Here: TVA Supports Ongoing Disaster Recovery

In the past year, natural disasters have ripped through our communities, particularly in Kentucky and Tennessee. Most of those impacted areas are still in recovery, and TVA continues to support them.

Fighting Invasive Forces

TVA, and its partner organizations, are in an ongoing battle with invasive aquatic species such as eelgrass in order to protect native species and maintain biodiversity in local waterways.

Mantle Lures: A Freshwater Mussel’s Secret Weapon

Mussels have been using a secret weapon to "fish" for 400 million years. Annual surveys of these natural water filters, known as the sentinels of rivers, help ensure our tap water is safe to drink.

Seven Tips to Enjoy Wildlife Safely

Each year, there are dozens of bear attacks in various parts of the world. Following these seven tips from biologists will help to stay safe in the wild and enjoy nature for generations to come.

EV Tipping and Tailgating in Mississippi

Ride along with successful entrepreneur and a big-tipping TikTok sensation Lexy Burke and Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne as they tour Tupelo, Mississippi, in a Rivian R1T electric truck.

Electric Bills Up Due to Rising Fuel Costs

Numbers on the thermometer are going up, and if you're not careful, on your electric bill too. TVA explains what is causing the higher bills and gives money-saving advice.

Better Place to Live, Work and Play

The waterways of the Tennessee Valley offer beauty, biodiversity and recreational opportunities for tourists and locals alike, while also providing an economic boost to the local economy.