TVA Managing Flows from Record Rain

TVA’s River Forecast Center is continuing flood operations and managing lake levels to minimize downstream flooding after record rainfall and heavy runoff over the past weekend.

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Ride Share, TVA-Style

Think your morning commute is bad? Imagine if you had to climb a 100 foot transmission tower every morning before you started work. TVA uses helicopters to transport personnel to job sites. See the 360° view from the top.

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How Bright is Solar Energy’s Future?

Some see solar energy as the future. Others say solar is too expensive and unreliable. Who’s right? To sort facts from myths, we turned to Tammy Bramlett, TVA’s Renewable Energy Solutions Senior Manager.

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Student Investors Deliver Solid Performance in 2016

In April, TVA recognized more than 200 students from 25 universities that participate in TVA’s Investment Challenge Program, which enhances curriculum and gives participating students real-world investing experience.

Please Don’t Disturb Archaeological Sites

Now that spring weather has arrived, TVA’s Natural Resources employees are seeing an uptick in activity by artifact hunters and others who disturb significant and protected archaeological sites on TVA-managed lands.

Copter on the Crew

Helicopters assist transmission crews in delivering equipment to remote work sites, saving time, labor and money. Here's how one saved a crew from hauling more than 1,000 pounds of new insulators and equipment 500 feet up a near vertical ridge.

TVA Helps Hundreds of Mississippi Homeowners with Improvements

TVA's Extreme Energy Makeovers program is making a real difference in the lives of Valley residents by helping them to make efficiency upgrades that will help them live more comfortably and save them hundreds of dollars every year.

Green on the Go

When three new EPB-branded electric cars rolled onto Chattanooga streets this week as part of a citywide car share program, it was the culmination of a highly successful partnership to drive change by changing the way we drive.

How TVA Safeguards Its Dams

With a possible dam failure having made national news, many wonder: Could such a thing happen here? With a robust Dam Safety Program in place, TVA ensures both dam integrity and public safety.

Be Our Guest

April ushers in spring showers—and open house at several of TVA’s dam visitor centers. Come see us to learn more about our history, operations and mission.

Two TVA Difference Makers Named to Nation’s Top 50 Economic Developers List

Two TVA go-getters have been named as two of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers by Consultant Connect, a consulting agency designed to bridge the gap between economic developers and site consultants.

TVA Offers Prime Northwest Alabama Real Estate

The Tennessee Valley Authority has engaged CBRE real estate services to market about 900 acres of the utility’s Muscle Shoals Reservation property in northwest Alabama.

Upgrade Project at South Holston Dam Underway

As TVA works to upgrade the hydro generation unit in one of its most valuable dams, South Holston Dam Road in Sullivan County, Tenn., will be closed for approximately 1 year.

TVA Begins Prep Work for Construction at Pickwick

TVA is beginning exploratory work this week at Pickwick Landing Dam in preparation for upcoming construction to fortify the dam against potential impacts from a severe earthquake.

TVA’s Renewable Energy Programs Support Transportation Innovation

Parking and commuting at Southern Adventist University (SAU) is now greener and more convenient thanks to new solar-assisted electric vehicle program funded in part by TVA and other community partners.

Sharing Secrets of the Past

From rock art to historic buildings and burial sites, the Tennessee Valley is full of reminders that it has been a great place to live for thousands of years.

Turning Memphis Wastewater into Energy

TVA is capturing methane gas from Memphis' T.E. Maxson Wastewater Treatment Plant and transporting it to adjacent Allen Combined Cycle natural gas site where it will be used to help generate clean energy.

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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