The Power of 13

TVA has been named by Site Selection magazine among the top 10 utilities in the nation for economic development for its 2017 scorecard: $8.3 billion in corporate investment and 70,000 new jobs for the Tennessee Valley.

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The Global Valley

Thanks to its strategic location, motivated workforce, reliable and affordable power and world-class economic development program, foreign direct investments are flourishing in the Tennessee Valley.

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Tennessee Valley’s Automotive Fast Lane

Spurred by the presence of four automotive OEMs, the Tennessee Valley’s transportation sector is the second largest in the nation—and poised to leave Michigan in its taillights.

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About TVA Economic Development

TVA Economic Development serves the seven states that make up the TVA service area—almost all of Tennessee and parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and Kentucky. Through our partnerships with other economic development organizations, we help foster capital investment and job growth in the area. Site Selection magazine has named the TVA one of the top 10 utilities in economic development for the thirteenth straight year.


TVA Economic Development works to attract new companies—which results in more jobs and investments in the Valley—and to engage existing businesses and industries to help them grow in a sustainable way. We are committed to serving our communities and corporate citizens to help them achieve lasting success in our dynamic, prosperous region. Working in concert with our partners—regional, state and community organizations—we offer site selection services, incentives, research and technical assistance to help companies locate, stay and expand existing operations in the Tennessee Valley.

Together, we help the region create opportunities that make life better for the people in the Valley.

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TVA Site Selector

Need help finding just the right home for your company within TVA’s seven-state region? Let our Site Selector suite of tools help. With Site Selector, you’ll be able to search 2,000 available job sites in our GIS database, get key demographic information about subregions inside the Valley, access an assortment of maps and learn much more about the benefits TVA Economic Development offers.

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Attract New Business

Finding locations for business and industry in the Tennessee Valley. Find your new home.

Engage Business + Industry

Nurturing communities and businesses for long-term economic prosperity. Learn more.

Serve: Teamwork with Partners

Partnerships help us create incentive packages that work. Get more information now.

Our Team

At TVA Economic Development, we have an array of specialists to help meet your needs. Meet the team.


Economic Development News

Surface Dynamics

Surface Dynamics, a leading provider of coatings, 3D printing, and solutions to orthopedic original equipment manufacturers, announced plans to expand its Bartlett, Tennessee location. Plans for the project include the creation of 110 new jobs, and investing $10 million in the Shelby County operation.


Athena-SCE, a producer of gaskets and sealing devices for the automotive industry, announced plans to expand operations in Maury County, Tennessee. Plans for the project include the creation of 36 new jobs and $3 million in capital investment in the expanded facility.

EnableComp LLC

EnableComp LLC, a service processor for the healthcare industry, announced plans to expand operations in Tullahoma, Tennessee. Plans for the project include 200 new jobs and $1 million in capital investment at the new facility.

ATN Hoelzel LP

ATN Hoelzel LP, a global automotive supplier with a focus on automated and robot guided gluing equipment, announced plans to expand operations, locating its North American headquarters in Hamilton County, TN. Plans for the project include investing $6 million and creating 100 new jobs.