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2011-01-25 09:40:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority and the Electric Power Research Institute on Tuesday unveiled an electric vehicle charging station that can also make electricity from sunlight, store electricity and put electricity back in the power grid when needed. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The prototype Smart Modal Area Recharge Terminal, or SMART station, developed by TVA and EPRI is among the first public...

2011-01-14 16:10:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Roxann Fry, economic development specialist for the Tennessee Valley Authority in Kentucky, has earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer from the International Economic Development Council. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The certification recognizes mastery of economic development skills, professional attainment and commitment to personal and professional growth. The council has more than...

2011-01-12 16:19:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority's Regional Resource Stewardship Council will discuss a draft Natural Resource Plan on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 19 and 20, in Chattanooga. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The council advises TVA on the operation of its dams and reservoirs; responsibility for navigation, flood control, reservoir water quality, cultural resources and wildlife protection; and management...

2011-01-11 14:50:00

CROSSVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority and the Tennessee Department of Transportation will hold a public meeting on Thursday, Jan. 20, to receive comments on the impact to historic properties from the proposed widening of state Route 28 in Crossville. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The state transportation department plans to widen state Route 28 (U.S. Highway 127) from south of Saw Mill Road to Hayes...

2011-01-10 13:39:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A top Washington publication has named the Tennessee Valley Authority's newly redesigned website, www.tva.com, one of the five best in the U.S. government. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) An assessment by Congress.org of CQ-Roll Call Group, which publishes Congressional Quarterly and the Capitol Hill newspaper Roll Call, said TVA's website "jumps out at users right away" with "high-quality images" that...

2011-01-06 09:23:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Jan. 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A federal study shows Tennessee Valley Authority power plants have reduced emissions of two key acid rain components to a fraction of what was being released 30 years ago, and at a rate faster than the national average for the industry. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The study released Dec. 20 by the Environmental Protection Agency touted the success of the Acid Rain Program, designed to reduce...

2010-12-29 13:18:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 29, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority's technical services, financial assistance and other incentives helped companies invest $4.3 billion in economic development projects and attract or retain 41,000 jobs across the region in fiscal year 2010. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) John Bradley, TVA senior vice president of Economic Development, said TVA economic development support has contributed to 264,500 new...

2010-12-21 14:57:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 21, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This month's arctic blast of bone-chilling weather produced some of the highest demands for electricity on record for the Tennessee Valley Authority. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) On Dec. 14, a peak load of 31,436 megawatts was the highest December peak in TVA history, coming at 8 a.m. EST with the temperature hovering at 15 degrees. It also was the highest winter peak since Jan. 16, 2009, which was...

2010-12-15 12:55:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority is adding more renewable energy to its generating system with a contract for up to 44 megawatts from a wind farm in Iowa. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The 20-year agreement with Horizon Wind Energy LLC will supply TVA with electricity generated by 50 Vestas 1.65-megawatt turbines at Horizon's Pioneer Prairie wind farm in Howard and Mitchell counties. TVA expects to...

2010-11-19 14:05:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme summer and winter temperatures and a slowly improving economy increased demand for electricity from the Tennessee Valley Authority by about 6 percent in fiscal 2010, compared with the previous year, the utility reported Friday in its annual Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. TVA also maintained 99.999 percent service reliability for the 11th straight year and reduced its electricity prices by more than 9...


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