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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. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) "This agreement fulfills an important business need for TVA at an excellent value, while helping support Orange Grove's inspiring work," said Russ Steward, vice president for TVA Supply Chain. "This is an opportunity...

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...

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. of America's solar site in Memphis and Waste Management Renewable Energy's landfill gas facility in Houston, Miss., are TVA's latest...

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...

2011-05-03 13:23:00

ATHENS, Ala., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority on Tuesday announced the termination of a "notification of unusual event" at the Browns Ferry Nuclear Plant, which began five days earlier when severe storms damaged power lines near the facility. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The "notification of unusual event," ended at 8:50 p.m. CDT on Monday, May 2, was declared on Wednesday, April 27, at 5:01 p.m. CDT when a partial loss...

2011-05-02 16:34:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority made significant progress over the weekend in restoring power lines, poles, steel transmission structures and other equipment damaged during Wednesday's severe storms and tornadoes. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) As of Monday afternoon, TVA had restored all but eight of the 128 connection points originally damaged that serve local power companies. TVA estimated about...

2011-05-02 16:12:00

MUSCLE SHOALS, Ala., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has donated and delivered 10,600 "meals, ready-to-eat" to local disaster recovery agencies serving communities in north Alabama that suffered severe storm damage. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) A TVA truck transported the self-contained meal kits from Muscle Shoals, Ala., to American Red Cross offices serving Madison, Marshall, Jackson, Lauderdale, Colbert, Franklin,...

2011-04-28 10:52:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being issued by Tennessee Valley Authority: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) WHAT: TVA Storm Damage News Conference WHO: Tennessee Valley Authority WHEN: Thursday, April 28, 2011, 2:30 p.m. EDT TVA Chattanooga Office Complex Auditorium, 1100 WHERE: Market Street...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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