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Company Overview of Tennessee Valley Authority

Company Overview

Tennessee Valley Authority engages in the production and sale of electricity in the United States. It generates power from coal-fired, nuclear, hydroelectric facilities, and combustion turbine and diesel generators. The company sells power at wholesale to distributor customers comprising municipalities and cooperatives that resell the power to their customers at a retail rate. It also supplies power directly to federal agencies and customers with large or unusual loads, as well as customers with whom it has entered into exchange power arrangements. As of September 30, 2008, it operated various power generating facilities, including 29 conventional hydroelectric sites, 1 pumped storage hydroe...

400 West Summit Hill Drive

Knoxville, TN 37902-1499

United States

Founded in 1931

12,612 Employees





Key Executives for Tennessee Valley Authority

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 59
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 50
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 53
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Age: 59
Senior Vice President of Watts Bar Nuclear Operations & Construction
Age: 53
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

Tennessee Valley Authority Key Developments

Tennessee Valley Authority to Build New Rugby Substation in Morgan County

Tennessee Valley Authority, or TVA has announced plans to build a new Rugby Substation in Morgan County and connect it to the nearby Livingston-Huntsville 161kV line. TVA also proposes to build six to nine miles of transmission line from the new Rugby Substation to Plateau Electric Cooperative's existing Sunbright Substation. The line would be built on steel pole structures on new 100-foot right of way. Several substation locations and alternate line routes are under consideration.

Tennessee Valley Authority Plans to Build 15 Miles of 161kV Transmission Line

Tennessee Valley Authority has announced plans to build 15 miles of 161kV transmission line, that will supply power to Holly Springs Utility Department's new substation. The line would extend from TVA's existing Holly Springs-Miler 161-kilovolt Transmission Line to the new substation north of Ashland, at the intersection of Lamar Road and County Church Road. The new line would consist of new steel pole structures built beside the existing 46-kilovolt line that currently serves the Ashland area. A combination of new and existing right of way would be used. The existing old wood pole line would be removed once the new line is complete and able to serve the new Ashland station. The line would be built on steel pole structures.

Tennessee Valley Authority Commits to New Gas-Fired Generator, Mulls Decision on Allen Plant

The Tennessee Valley Authority is taking steps toward a cleaner, less carbon-intensive energy future, with plans to construct a 1,000-megawatt (MW), natural gas-fired, combined-cycle generator (NGCC) on the site where it will close two aging coal-fired generators, in Paradise, Kentucky.

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