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TVA to Adjust Electric Rates

Southern Middle Tennessee power customers will enjoy a cut in the fuel cost surcharge imposed by the Tennessee Valley Authority next month. But a higher base rate for electricity still means the cost of energy is still about 4% higher … Continue reading

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TDEC Issues Administrative Order Against TVA

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) issued a Commissioner’s Order today to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) directing the investigation, assessment and remediation of all coal ash disposal sites across Tennessee. This Order follows the federal coal combustion … Continue reading

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TVA Starting to Benefit from Cuts

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it’s starting to reap the benefits of a cost cutting program that’s included lay-offs and plant closures. Utility President Bill Johnson says net income for the federal agency amounted to $609 million for the first … Continue reading

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Senators Question TVA’s Goal for Renewable Power

Republican Senators Lamar Alexander and Bob Corker are questioning the Tennessee Valley Authority’s stated goal of relying more on so called “renewable” power for the future. Alexander says reliance on alternative sources like solar and wind generation add costs and … Continue reading

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Tennessee Valley Authority Reports Increase in Income

The Tennessee Valley Authority says it has increased its net income for the first half of fiscal year 2015. TVA reported on Friday that it had a net income of $577 million, which is $349 million more than it reported … Continue reading

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TVA to Hold Public Meeting to Discuss Resource Plan

The Tennessee Valley Authority will host a public meeting in Tupelo, Mississippi, on Tuesday to discuss its energy planning decisions for the next 20 years. The nation’s largest public utility recent released a draft of its 2015 Integrated Resource Plan. … Continue reading

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TVA 2015 Camping Season Opens March 15

The Tennessee Valley Authority’s 2015 camping season opens on Sunday. TVA provides more than 80 public recreation areas, including campgrounds, day-use areas and boat ramps. The six TVA campgrounds alone hosted about 45,000 overnight stays last year. One of the … Continue reading

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