Nearly $1 Billion in Rainfall Damage Averted in February

TVA's skillful management of the Tennessee River system helped avert major damage to the Valley's towns and cities. Read more for insights from the River Forecast Center.

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Caution: Wild Waters

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

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Paws Up for This Crime Fighting Duo

Crime detectors by day, energetic teddy bears by night: TVA’s new police dogs are on the job, one paw at a time. Their canine sense of smell make Harley and Bronson a valuable addition to the TVA Police team.

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TVA River Forecast Center Hustles as Water Flows

TVA river forecasters race to do what they can to minimize flooding across the Tennessee River Valley as heavy rainfall and runoff continue across the system.

TVA Updates Anderson Co. on Bull Run

TVA is committed to providing up-to-date information as we work with the community in Anderson County on the future of Bull Run Fossil Plant. The Tennessee Valley is our home and we remain committed to protecting the communities we serve.

Caution: Wild Waters

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

Something Greater Than Ourselves

Regardless of which branch they serve, TVA's 100 employees who serve in the Active Guard Reserves are often activated to support wars, conflicts, humanitarian efforts and other situations requiring a military show of force.

Preserving the Legacy

As fossil plants are decommissioned, employees comb through materials in each facility, finding items to repurpose in other plants and creating a bridge to the future from TVA's past.

Winter Adventures Start with MapGuide

Chilly weather is a good time to snuggle under a blanket, but it’s an even better time to explore the wonders of the Tennessee River Valley. Use the MapGuide to plan your next winter activity.

Extreme Turbine Makeover

The recent outage at Kingston Fossil Plant offered a rare glimpse inside turbine and told the story of a rebuild that required more than 35,000 combined man hours from TVA’s precision craftsmen.

Fire Truck Continues to Serve

The Johnsonville Fossil Plant continues to serve the community by giving its former fire brigade brush truck a new home with the New Johnsonville Volunteer Fire Department.

Watch for Our Mobile Aquarium

Get up close and personal with some of the fish that live in the Tennessee Valley — and learn more about TVA’s environmental stewardship mission — by visiting our mobile aquarium.

More Hydro Equals Lower Fuel Costs

Thanks to mild winter temperatures and increased hydro production, TVA's fuel cost adjustment for February will be the lowest for that month since 2013.

Questions and Answers on the Future of the Bull Run Fossil Plant Site

Since voting to retire the Bull Run Fossil Plant by the end of 2023, TVA has engaged the community with public open houses and formation of a community action group. Read TVA’s answers to recent questions about the future of the site.

NRC Approves Clinch River Nuclear Site for Potential Small Modular Reactors

TVA becomes the first utility in the nation to successfully obtain an early site permit to potentially construct and operate small modular reactors – a carbon-free energy alternative that aligns with TVA’s mission to pursue innovative technologies.

TVA is Setting the Industry Standard for Safe Coal Ash Storage

TVA is working hard to be the industry standard-bearer for the safe storage and management of coal combustion residuals (CCR) — or what is commonly referred to as coal ash — the byproduct of burning coal.

Sink or Swim? Not on TVA's Watch!

TVA biologists rescue hypothermic man from sinking pontoon on Boone Reservoir and remind us about winter boating safety.

Innovative Research Feeds Elderly in Need

The Fresh Electric Farm is an indoor hydroponic farm that could one day change the way residents select fresh greens--greens grown without the need for soil.

Uganda Public Power Visits TVA—Serving the Valley, Teaching the World

Recently, TVA hosted visitors from Uganda, where the nation’s sole public power provider uses hydroelectricity harnessed from the Nile River to generate roughly 80 percent of their energy portfolio.

Browns Ferry Competes for Global Energy Award

The Alabama nuclear plant is a finalist for the Global Energy Award after completing a project that allows the plant to safely power an additional 280,000 homes.

Salamander Surprise!

Searching for bats in a Boone Lake cave yields a surprisingly healthy population of salamander species.

VR Simulation Gets Real

Crane operators train with virtual reality gaming technology without threat of expensive and dangerous mistakes.

Low-Carbon Heroes

TVA has announced the names of those who earned this year’s Carbon Reduction Award for businesses served by local power companies.

Tiny Typo Makes a Big Difference

Backpacks with a misprinted TVA logo find their way to students in need in Lawrenceburg, Tennessee. Now they're carrying crayons and textbooks instead of executive training materials.

Electrifying New EV Models Amaze Test Drivers

As more and more auto manufacturers are giving the green light for the production of electric vehicles (EVs), TVA and the region’s local power companies are doing their part to put more people in the driver’s seat of these new, leading-edge vehicles.

Partnership Produces More Solar in the Valley

A new 6MW solar facility at the Naval Air Station in Meridian, Mississippi includes more than 15,000 solar photovoltaic panels on approximately 38 acres that will produce enough energy to power 750 homes.

Fiber Optic Installation Sheds Light on Valuable Partnership

A project to install fiber optic cable to increase bandwidth and data transmission speeds between dams and locks shows how two federal agencies can partner to reduce costs and improve communications.

TVA Gives Tullahoma Aquatic Exhibit an International Flair

Now, thanks to a STEM investment from TVA, a new exhibit at the Hands-on Science Center (HOSC) in Tullahoma, Tennessee, will add a species with exotic flair—the Mexican Walking Fish.

TVA in Memphis

So much is happening in the Memphis area, it deserves its own page! Read about the latest happenings in the Mid-South Valley.

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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TVA’s 2020 Stewardship Book

We’re excited to share a look into our master list of projects for 2020 and a progress report on 2019 projects! Check them out