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2010-09-23 12:57:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 372 businesses across the Tennessee Valley Authority service area reduced their electricity use this summer as part of a program that is helping TVA and all consumers save energy and money. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) TVA, regional power distributors and energy management contractor EnerNOC worked together to lower peak power demand...

2010-09-16 13:20:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority on Thursday issued a draft of its Integrated Resource Plan, a comprehensive study that will help guide efforts to meet regional electricity needs over the next 20 years. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Titled "TVA's Environmental and Energy Future," the study analyzes potential combinations of economic and regulatory...

2010-09-03 12:50:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fifth year in a row, the Tennessee Valley Authority has been named by Site Selection magazine as one of the top 10 North American utilities for economic development achievement. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) In 2009, TVA and its distributor customers, working with state and local partners, helped attract or retain more than 26,000 jobs and...

2010-07-13 13:26:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- From air quality monitoring to advancing the power grid, the Tennessee Valley Authority is sharing its scientific insights and engineering expertise as part of its public service mission. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO ) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO ) Six TVA employees this year have received Technology Transfer Awards from the Electric Power Research Institute --...

2010-07-13 12:01:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., July 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority has resumed enrollments in its Generation Partners pilot program for renewable electricity projects of up to one megawatt in generation capacity to help encourage the development of solar, wind and other non-traditional electricity sources. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Under the new plan announced Monday to address...

2010-06-23 14:08:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Wednesday that it is resuming new enrollments in its Generation Partners pilot project to encourage renewable energy use across the TVA service territory. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) Qualifying solar, wind, biomass or hydroelectric projects of up to 200 kilowatts will be eligible for the Generation...

2010-06-11 01:02:28

Fish exposed to fly ash at the site of the Tennessee Valley Authority coal ash spill are faring better than some expected, researchers have learned. Oak Ridge National Laboratory in collaboration with TVA has found that while small amounts of some contaminants from the December 2008 fly ash spill have been taken up by fish in the Clinch and Emory rivers, to-date, the fish collected downstream from the spill appear healthy relative to fish from unimpacted sites. "We are looking to see if there...

2010-06-08 15:02:00

NASHVILLE, Tenn., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority is teaming with regional power distributors in an initiative announced Tuesday to help homeowners and businesses recover from recent floods and other natural disasters across parts of the TVA service area. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) "TVA's Energy Efficiency Disaster Assistance Initiative will give residents and businesses in federal disaster areas easier access to energy...

2010-06-08 13:06:00

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn., June 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Tennessee Valley Authority spearheaded the first Utility Environmental Benchmarking Forum focused on the environmental footprint of leading utilities and how the industry can improve its environmental operations. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The forum, held in Chattanooga at the Chattanoogan Hotel on May 11-12, drew participants from American Electric Power, Bonneville Power Administration, Consumers...

2010-06-07 14:25:00

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., June 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- College students in TVA's Investment Challenge Program once again outperformed the experts on Wall Street in 2009 and, at the same time, earned money for their schools. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100304/TVALOGO) The program is a partnership between the Tennessee Valley Authority and 24 universities in the TVA service territory to provide students a hands-on experience managing a real stock portfolio for the agency. Over...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.