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TVA settles on route for proposed 161-kV transmission line in Mississippi

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) yesterday announced that it has identified the preferred route for a new transmission line that would provide for growing electrical load and increase power reliability in the areas of...

TVA requests comments on new integrated vegetation management plan

An IVM approach for vegetation management considers the overall, long-term effect on public health and safety, reliability of electricity transmission, environmental stewardship and cost.

Tennessee Valley Authority considers replacing coal with gas

The nation's largest public utility is looking at shutting down three of its five remaining coal-fired power plants, saying they are old and no longer practical.

Don Moul steps into COO role at TVA

Last week, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) announced that it named Don Moul its newest executive vice president and chief operating officer. Moul will join TVA in late June, assuming his leadership position from...

TVA CEO: US needs tech advances to reach carbon goals

CEO Jeff Lyash said Wednesday that to reach the 100% reduction goal, the utility will need technological advances in energy storage, carbon capture and small modular nuclear reactors.

New Electric Highway Coalition plans to connect US Gulf Coast, Midwest and Atlantic State...

 AEP, Dominion, Duke, Entergy, Southern Company and TVA to add EV Fast Chargers in their regions. Utilities welcome others to join them. Six major utilities announced a plan to ensure that electric vehicle drivers have...

Board hears results of two studies: TVA business structure, CEO compensation validated

The Tennessee Valley Authority’s business structure and the public power model continue to provide the greatest value to the 10 million people in TVA’s seven-state service area, according to an independent assessment presented to...

Electric vehicle fast charging network coming to Tennessee

TVA and TDEC hope to support 200,000 EVs on the road by 2028 with level 2 charging stations every 50 miles along major roadways. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and the Tennessee Department of Environment...

Ameren and EPRI showcase 10 energy startups during “˜Demo Day’

Today, the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) Incubatenergy Labs program and Ameren Corporation will host "Demo Day 2020" with 10 startup teams showcasing technology innovations as part of the Incubatenergy Labs Challenge 2020.  The teams will present outcomes of their accelerated demonstrations and research projects...
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In a first, TVA to install its own 40-MWh battery storage system

Yesterday, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) announced the installation of its first owned and operated, grid-scale, battery energy storage system near an industrial complex in Vonore, Tennessee, 35 miles southwest of Knoxville. The Vonore Battery Energy Storage...