As many Americans grow more and more aware of their environmental footprint and look for ways to maximize their energy usage, TVA’s long-term energy efficiency strategy has been singled out as one of the best in the nation.
Even during inspection and repair, the Watts Bar switchyard is supplying 1,100 megawatts of clean energy to the people of the Valley.
TVA is making two slot cuts in Fontana Dam to relieve pressure caused by alkali aggregate reaction (AAR), also known as concrete growth, which occurs when chemical reactions in the cement aggregate material cause swelling and stress.
To get the “low-down” on what TVA is doing with its coal ash, we caught up with John Kammeyer, TVA vice president Civil Projects. Kammeyer leads the TVA team tasked with safely closing the company’s coal ash impoundments.
Summer’s almost gone, and with it will go some of the water in TVA’s reservoirs. We took a moment to catch up with the River Forecasting Center crew to talk lake levels.
Training and preparation allowed plant personnel to effectively respond to a transformer fire in an onsite switchyard at the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant on Tuesday night, August 30.
Sixty-nine percent of the top 100 utilities charge more for electricity than we do in the Tennessee Valley. Why? Here’s the lowdown from TVA Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President John Thomas.
Unmanned aerial vehicles (a.k.a. drones) are helping to reduce the costs and human risks involved in inspecting TVA facilities and equipment—especially dams.
Power Ascension Testing is the final phase of an extensive “test drive” of Watts Bar Unit 2 to make sure the unit can deliver electricity safely, reliably and efficiently to our consumers.
TVA’s vision for converting all management of coal combustion products from wet to dry storage is becoming a reality—most recently at Gallatin Fossil Plant.