Transmission Line 101

Ever wondered about TVA transmission lines—where they go, how they’re built or planned for? You’ll want to see every installment of our informative new video series. If you live near the lines, you won’t want to miss it!

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TVA Rebuilds History in North Georgia

Working with the Georgia Department of Historic Preservation and Preservation Division, an historic-building preservation contractor, TVA engineers and historians are working to restore the powerhouse at Blue Ridge Dam.

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Stay Cool, Save Money

Summer temperatures are on the rise, but that doesn't mean your electric bill has to go up in lockstep. Get smart about your energy use to keep your AC running and your bill under control.

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Transmission

TVA manages 16,200 miles of transmission line to deliver 99.999% reliability. Learn about rights of way, new transmission projects and how to interconnect with our system.

Our Power System

TVA’s diverse power portfolio is ever changing. But here’s a guide to our classic powerhouses: coal, natural gas, nuclear, hydropower and renewables such as solar, wind and biogas.

Technology Innovations

TVA is working to meet future demand for cleaner, leaner power by developing innovative technologies that will help us generate and use electricity in ways that are more renewable and efficient than ever before.

Valley Renewable Energy

Whether you’re a homeowner, small business entrepreneur or larger-scale developer, we offer a spectrum of programs that provide incentives and technical support for you to develop your own renewable energy projects.

Tennessee Valley Solar Calculator

Solar—is it right for you? Check out our new Tennessee Valley Solar Calculator, which uses regional information to calculate rates, your real investment, system performance and more to help you decide whether solar is the right choice for you. Also, explore our extensive solar FAQs for up-to-date info on solar systems—what to expect and how to manage them.

Public Power Partnerships

TVA sells its power to 154 individual local power companies, 59 large industrial and institutional customers and 12 surrounding utilities that buy power from TVA off the grid. TVA’s customers serve as its partners—and to a large extent they make us who we are today.

Integrated Resource Plan

TVA is beginning work on the 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP), a comprehensive study that provides direction on how to best meet future electricity demand in the changing utility marketplace.