About TVA

About TVA

The Tennessee Valley Authority is a corporate agency of the United States that provides electricity for business customers and local power companies serving 10 million people in parts of seven southeastern states. TVA receives no taxpayer funding, deriving virtually all of its revenues from sales of electricity. In addition to operating and investing its revenues in its electric system, TVA provides flood control, navigation and land management for the Tennessee River system and assists local power companies and state and local governments with economic development and job creation.

Find out more about our service commitment.


Our Leadership

Our executive leadership oversees all TVA strategy, policy and operations on a daily basis. Learn about their service and dedication to the Tennessee Valley.

Board of Directors | Executives

Advisory Councils

TVA’s Board of Directors created an opportunity for the public and private sectors to give input on the region’s pressing energy and environmental stewardship issues.

Regional Energy Resource Council 
Regional Resource Stewardship Council



TVA History

TVA has been a fundamental force in the prosperity of the Tennessee Valley since 1933. Read about its decade-by-decade impacts in the areas of energy production, environmental stewardship and economic development.


Community Relations

Learn how TVA supports the social and economic well-being of the communities in the Tennessee Valley region through its efforts in education, human services and community enrichment.


Volunteering at TVA

There are many ways to volunteer and get involved at TVA, to be a part of the Valley's unfolding success story. See how you can be part of our mission of service. 


TVA Police

The U.S. TVA Police—(855) 476-2489—is a federally commissioned law enforcement agency dedicated to the protection of TVA’s employees, visitors and physical assets, including recreational lands and lakes.


Diversity & Inclusion

TVA values diversity—it makes us stronger. That’s why we actively recruit employees of all races, colors, sexual orientations, ethnicities, genders, abilities, religions and ages.