Learning to Make Money

For the past 20 years, TVA has helped over 9,000 students at the region’s top universities learn to invest, giving them an advantage in today’s competitive job market. Here, one successful participant looks back at the edge it gave him.

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The Tides of March

TVA was created—in large part—to manage flooding on the Tennessee River. With February rainfall at 224 percent of normal with more rain falling now, TVA’s River Forecast Center is now doing what it does best.

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Turn to the Dark Side

As TVA installs new fiber optic lines to link its power plants, substations and customers, excess “dark” fiber will be available to communities who need broadband connectivity. Dawna Qualls sheds light on the subject.

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TVA Is Committed to Protecting Human Health and the Environment

TVA is sharing results of new groundwater monitoring samples taken at its coal combustion residual (CCR) sites to identify areas for more study and possible action. TVA has been transparent about its groundwater monitoring programs for years

Caution: Wild Waters

With the heavy rains in February, reservoirs levels are high and many dams in the TVA system are spilling water, creating potentially dangerous conditions for heedless recreational users.

Cleaner Future for 280,000 More Valley Homes

What if we could reduce our carbon footprint and generate more, low-cost, reliable energy without building a new plant? That’s exactly what’s happening at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant in Athens, Ala.

Managing Heavy Rains

With up to seven inches of rain in many locations over the past seven days, TVA’s River Management teams worked around the clock to avert flood damages across the Valley.

New John Sevier Boat Ramp Now Open

Ready to get your fish on in Hawkins County, Tenn.? Check out the new boat ramp near Rogersville—a great place to catch bass, stripe, crappie, bluegill and more.

Helping Farmers Thrive

TVA’s EnergyRight Solutions program is offering incentives for farmers to trade their diesel irrigation systems in for electric ones. One farmer who did saw a 250 percent increase in his crop yield.

Casting a Wide Net

TVA joins with TWRA to help fund the Etnier Ichthyology Endowment at the University of Tennessee in support of funding research on and improving aquatic diversity among the fishes of Tennessee.

Boone Dam Project

TVA has found the fix for seepage at Boone Dam: a composite seepage barrier made of non-erodible material. Construction will take five to seven years. Maximum safety measures will remain in place throughout the process. Read more about Boone Dam.


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