Valley Renewable Energy for Business + Industry

Many businesses today must meet aggressive renewable energy goals driven by market demands, making changes such as reducing their carbon footprints, purchasing green power or installing on-site solar panels just to name a few.

Consider TVA and your local power company as trusted partners for implementing your clean-power strategies—providing guidance, selling renewable energy certificates and offering programs that partner with business and industry to implement solar, wind, biogas and low-impact hydro generation projects.

TVA has long been a catalyst for change in the Tennessee Valley, and we've been in the energy business for 80+ years. We got our start in hydropower, and today we’re broadening our portfolio to include more renewable generation than ever before. Let our experience, expertise, infrastructure, technological advancements, transmission grid, generation assets and economic development resources work for you—so you can stay focused on what you do best.

solar panels and wind mills

My business wants to invest in green power, but doesn't want to own.

TVA's Green Power Switch for Business lets you demonstrate your commitment to clean power by investing in 150 kilowatt blocks of renewables such as solar, wind and biomass generation. No installation or contracts necessary.

Get Green Power Switch for Business.

workman and solar panels

We want to install a renewable energy system and sell power to TVA.

Green Power Providers (GPP) encourages the development of small-scale—up to 50 kW—solar, wind, low-impact hydro and biomass projects across the Valley. GPP participants are paid a retail rate for every kWh generated by their renewable energy systems.

Learn more about Green Power Providers.

 

solar panels and cityscape

My business wants to utilize RECs to help us meet our sustainability goals.

Renewable energy certificates (RECs) transfer the legal right of the generated renewable energy to you, the customer. In purchasing RECs, you’ll be reducing the impact of your electricity consumption, supporting renewable energy and demonstrating civic leadership.

Discover Southeastern RECs.

workman and solar panels

My company wants to make a serious investment in solar photovoltaic energy.

Interested in investing in a larger solar photovoltaic installation—somewhere between 50 kW and 2 MW? You’ll want to work with your local power company and TVA, who have partnered together to offer the Distributed Solar Solutions pilot program.

Find out about Distributed Solar Solutions.

Have corporate sustainability goals? We can help!

If you have corporate sustainability goals to meet, let us be your trusted energy partner. We can help you navigate all your options, from participating in Green Power Switch®, to investing a renewable system in conjunction with your local power company as part of our Distributed Solar Solutions, to working with TVA to get a customized carbon footprint. Contact your local power company for more information, or e-mail us at greenpowerswitch@tva.gov.

We’re open to new ideas.

TVA accepts unsolicited proposals from independent power producers with sites located both within and outside the TVA power service territory. Proposals should contain sufficient detail to allow TVA to determine whether the project meets its threefold mission of economic development, environmental stewardship and reliable, low-cost energy. Send your proprosals to powerorigination@tva.gov.

Don’t fit in anywhere here?

You may still qualify for participation in the Dispersed Power Production program. Through DPP, TVA may allow a qualified facility to produce up to 80 MW of power to sell part or all of the power it produces to TVA for TVA’s avoided costs only. Learn more about Dispersed Power Production.