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2010-04-16 13:30:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ten years of the Tennessee Valley Authority's Green Power Switch program, one of the Southeast's first and most successful renewable energy initiatives, was recognized Friday in a special observance at the TVA Board of Directors meeting in Knoxville. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The program, born on Earth Day 2000, offers consumers renewable energy options from Tennessee Valley regional sources, including...

2010-04-16 10:15:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- After serving as chairman for a year, Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors Chairman Mike Duncan asked the Board on Friday to select a new chairman, citing his new duties as leader of a recently formed national political fund-raising organization.

2010-04-02 10:33:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Assessors from the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies are requesting public comments on the work of TVA Police as part of a periodic review to maintain the department's accreditation. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO ) Members of the community and TVA employees are invited to submit comments by phone or in writing. The commission will take calls at 865-632-2146 from 1 p.m.

2010-03-10 09:35:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With solar panels and wind turbines popping up across the region, the Tennessee Valley Authority's homegrown renewable energy program, Generation Partners, now has enough power to meet the annual electricity needs of a fairly large subdivision. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Fueled by TVA incentives and federal tax credits, participation in Generation Partners http://www.tva.gov/greenpowerswitch/partners/...

2010-03-08 13:57:00

KINGSTON, Tenn., March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority will hold an informational public meeting on Tuesday, March 16, in Kingston to receive comments on changing the handling and storage of wet coal ash to a dry system at the Kingston Fossil Plant. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) TVA announced in July that it would change all of its wet coal combustion byproduct impoundments to dry, and Kingston is the first plant changing its systems.

2009-12-14 12:30:00

As 1st Anniversary of Kingston Coal Ash Spill Nears, EIP Report Exposes TVA's Pollution, Poor Environmental Track Record, and Reveals How TVA Avoids Compliance with Federal Environmental Laws; EIP and Top Groups Call on White House to Reform TVA. WASHINGTON, Dec.

2009-11-25 17:11:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- TVA filed its annual report on Form 10-K with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Wednesday, reporting net income of $726 million for fiscal year 2009 that ended Sept.

2009-09-28 11:00:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- In a rare victory for nuclear whistleblowers, a U.S.

2009-06-25 15:03:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A combination of the existence of an unusual bottom layer of ash and silt, the high water content of the wet ash, the increasing height of ash, and the construction of the sloping dikes over the wet ash were among the long-evolving conditions that caused a 50-year-old coal ash storage pond breach and subsequent ash spill at TVA's Kingston Fossil Plant on Dec.

2009-04-30 14:43:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The interest rate on TVA 1998 Series D Putable Automatic Rate Reset Securities bonds, which are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "TVC," will be reset from 5.46 percent to 4.728 percent on June 1, 2009.

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