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2011-07-21 12:47:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority's successful strategy to balance consumer demand for renewable energy through Green Power Switch with renewable generation from the Generation Partners initiative placed 10 local power companies among the top providers of solar power in the region and nation in 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) "That balance has been a key to success," said Bob Balzar, TVA vice president...

2011-07-14 13:19:00

STEPHENSON, Ala., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- TVA placed the last two transmission lines, both from Widows Creek Fossil Plant, back in service 74 days after sustaining unprecedented damage due to severe storms and tornadoes in April on its power transmission system.

2011-06-15 15:17:00

SPRING CITY, Tenn., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has received a license from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to bring fuel to the Watts Bar Nuclear Plant for use in the Unit 2 reactor now under construction. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The license allows TVA to receive, inspect and store new nuclear fuel at the site for Unit 2, which is scheduled to come online next year. "Receiving the license that permits delivery...

2011-06-15 14:21:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- David Mould announced his resignation Wednesday, June 15, as the Tennessee Valley Authority's senior vice president of Communications.

2011-06-01 15:01:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has extended a partnership with Chattanooga's Orange Grove Center that will provide secure document shredding for the utility.

2011-05-31 16:52:00

In the news release, TVA, University of Tennessee to Develop Campus Energy Management Program, issued 31-May-2011 by Tennessee Valley Authority over PR Newswire, we are advised by the company that the fourth paragraph, last sentence, should read "Since 2008, faculty, staff and students have worked to reduce overall energy consumption, saving more than $1 million" rather than "Campus efforts since 2008 to reduce overall energy consumption are saving more than $1 million a year on utility...

2011-05-31 14:48:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority and the University of Tennessee, in partnership with Knoxville Utilities Board, have agreed to develop a long-term plan to enhance energy efficiency and energy management on the university's Knoxville campus. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) TVA's EnergyRight Solutions for Business program will work with the university's flagship campus to create a 10-year strategic energy...

2011-05-31 14:26:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority is commemorating National Trails Day on Saturday, June 4, with a one-day campaign to enhance and maintain several popular trails on TVA-managed public lands. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) TVA is encouraging the public to join staff members at a nearby trail perform a variety of general maintenance activities, including widening trails, cutting back vegetation over pathways,...

2011-05-20 12:32:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A solar power facility in Tennessee and a landfill gas-to-energy site in Mississippi have joined the Tennessee Valley Authority's growing initiative for mid-size renewable energy generators supplying green power to TVA. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Sharp Manufacturing Co.

2011-05-03 15:16:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Milder winter weather led to lower electricity demand across the Tennessee Valley Authority's seven-state service territory in the second quarter of the fiscal year, compared with the same period a year ago, the federal utility reported Tuesday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) In its quarterly financial filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission, TVA noted that power demand, which was mainly affected by sales to...

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