News Articles

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.

TVA Wins Diversity Award

Thanks to its involvement with students at Alabama A&M University, TVA has been recognized for its efforts to support and promote diversity in the workforce.

Helping our Neighbors Stay #TennesseeStrong

TVA crews are assessing damage and supporting our neighbors after deadly tornadoes occurred in Middle Tennessee on March 3, 2020.

Girls Powered

TVA’s Transmission and Power Supply group hosts a summer 2018 STEM camp for high school girls—to rave reviews!

Retrieving a Twisted Tower

TVA sonar technology helps find and retrieve a fallen transmission tower in the Cumberland River.

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.

Putting Knowledge to Work

For more than two decades, TVA’s Investment Challenge Program has augmented business curriculum at the region’s top universities. According to Dr. Floyd Tyler, the program teaches students interpersonal, team-building and analytical skills that employers are looking for.

Groundwater Monitoring Results Highlight TVA’s Commitment to Safe, Secure Storage and Management of CCR

TVA is sharing results of the latest groundwater monitoring samples taken at its coal combustion residuals sites to identify areas for additional study and possible corrective action.

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.

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.

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.