Article Archive

Stephen Craven Named TVA Engineer of the Year

Stephen Craven, an electrical engineer and third-generation TVA employee, was awarded TVA Engineer of the Year for designing a faster, safer, and more private communication architecture.

Celebrating TVA’s Great American Success Story

This year is a big one for TVA - we're celebrating our 90th anniversary with a focus on our mission of service including community projects, public tours of dams and exhibits at regional festivals.

TVA Approves Retirement of Cumberland, Replacement of One Unit With Natural Gas

Following a multi-year process which included public input, TVA approved the retirement of Cumberland Fossil Plant and replacement generation for one unit with a natural gas plant.

Hatchery’s Hail Mary Makes Homecoming Possible

Armed with snorkels and Super Glue, TVA and other members of a fish conservation partnership ventured into the Nantahala National Forest to help re-establish rare mollusks there.

We Are Delighted

TVA welcomes six new board members—from Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, Mississippi and Virginia—to complete our Board of Directors.

New Study Shows Walking in Nature Makes You Feel Better

Walking in nature not only lifts the mood and relieves stress, a new study shows it may help some with major depression. TVA maintains over 180 miles of trails for enjoyable, cost-free therapy.

Awards Season

For the 17th consecutive year, TVA's Economic Development team has been recognized by Site Selection magazine for its success in attracting jobs and capital investment to the Valley.

MLGW Stays With TVA, Ends RFP Process

The MLGW Board of Commissioners voted on Dec. 7 to conclude their nearly four-year evaluation of long-term energy supplier options and continue their relationship with TVA.

Honoring Veteran and TVA Security Officer Maria Bell

TVA Security Officer Maria Bell shares her three core values to protect and make personnel feel safe and secure at TVA's Sequoyah Nuclear Plant.

Cumberland Fossil Plant Decision Imminent, Environmental Review Complete

As part of its decision-making process, TVA issued an environmental impact statement on the potential retirement and replacement generation of Cumberland Fossil Plant.

New Opportunities for Drone Technology

TVA drones show promise for controlling vegetation on hazardous embankments, which helps prevent potentially hazardous dam safety issues.

Honoring Veteran and TVA Director Tony White

To celebrate Veterans Day, we follow one employee’s journey from a nuclear-powered submarine in the Navy to Watts Bar Nuclear Plant at TVA.

Ethnobotanist Preserves Tribal History on TVA Lands

Roger Cain, a Cherokee ethnobotanist, discusses his efforts to preserve river cane and other native plants and partnering with TVA on future conservation efforts.

A Love for the Outdoors

Damien Simbeck is at the center of a delicate balancing act: managing public lands for recreational use while protecting and improving the Valley’s biological diversity and wildlife habitat.

Trekking TVA Trails

Whether it's a walk or an intense hike, older adults enjoy both physical and mental benefits - as well as outdoor beauty - on more than 180 miles of TVA trails.

To the Stars and Back

TVA supports the latest U.S. space mission by keeping NASA’s energy costs down to earth while sustainability efforts take flight.

How's the Water?

Hands-on water monitoring labs in virtual and in-person classrooms help spread TVA's environmental stewardship message one classroom at a time.

Taking the Driver’s Seat

TVA is partnering with Volkswagen of Tennessee to develop the country’s first fully electric made-in-America fleet vehicle, and is piloting a fully customized electric ID-4.

So Much More Than Fishing

TVA partnered with C.A.S.T for Kids, which provides fishing opportunities for children with special needs, to provide an amazing adventure on Guntersville Lake.

Threatened No Longer

The tiny snail darter, which was declared endangered in 1975, makes a big comeback thanks to a decades-long lift from federal biologists.