Jobs and People

The Tennessee Valley Authority has achieved recognition for the fifth consecutive year as a “Top 10 Employer” for its support of U.S. military veterans in the workforce. The Military Friendly Employer designation is based on public data sources and a proprietary survey among hundreds of companies. TVA’s ranking puts it among the Top 10 employers...
Jobs and People

In remarks issued Aug. 3, during signing of an executive order to Hire American, U.S. President Donald J. Trump announced he is “taking firm, disciplinary action against the leadership of the Tennessee Valley Authority, which has sadly and cruelly betrayed American workers.” Trump said that Jeffrey Lyash, chief executive officer of TVA, “recently … made...
Environmental

The Tennessee Valley Authority has released its updated Natural Resource Plan and associated final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement. This plan, released last week, guides how TVA manages public lands and waters in its seven-state service area and the Tennessee River watershed. The previous plan was published in 2011. In the updated Natural Resource Plan, TVA...
North America

This article provides a comprehensive review of the laws and federal actions that encouraged hydropower development, beginning in the 1920s. Recent legislation and executive actions beginning in 2013 make it evident there is a similar, if not more aggressive, movement to once again revitalize the hydropower industry. Where the goal of government to diversify and...
Business

The Tennessee Valley Authority has reported $8.1 billion in operating revenues for the nine months ended June 30, 2019, a slight increase from the same period a year ago. TVA says the financial performance reflected lower sales based on milder weather than in the same period of the previous year and lower fuel cost recovery revenues, offset by higher base rates.