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Roane State Community College Offers Remote Work Boot Camp

Free grant-funded seats still remain for the Remote Work Boot Camp being offered by Roane State Community College in Harriman, Tenn. beginning October 27, 2020 and running every Tuesday for four weeks, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m. EST. This 30-hour online course includes...

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KUB, TVA Honored as TenneSEIA’s Solar Champions

The Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association (TenneSEIA) presented its 2020 Solar Champion Award to TVPPA member Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) and Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Chris Hansen. The annual award recognizes individuals or entities that...

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Register Now for TVPPA’s Annual Membership Meeting

The Tennessee Valley Public Power Association’s Annual Membership Meeting will be held on Monday, September 21. The meeting is scheduled to be a hybrid event with in-person attendance at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Murfreesboro, Tenn. Start time for both the on-site...

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TVPPA Launches New Members-Only R & D Resource Site

This week TVPPA launched a new Research & Development (R&D) resource portal on the TVPPA.com website. The site provides a central location for local power companies to locate relevant R&D information to support their businesses, including access to materials developed...

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Valley Rally Goes Virtual

This year’s virtual Valley Rally, scheduled for June 15-17, highlights the resilient approach of TVPPA and its member organizations. As developments around the COVID-19 pandemic made it clear that travel to Washington, D.C. would not be an option, the TVPPA staff and...

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TVPPA Set to Resume Education & Training Programs

As communities around the Valley begin to reopen and adapt to new standards for doing business in the age of COVID-19, TVPPA’s Education & Training team will resume in-person courses in mid-June. Online classes will continue to be offered as well. TVPPA is...

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TVPPA Welcomes New Publications & Content Manager

In mid-March, at the same time Coronavirus was bringing new challenges, and in turn we were all seeking new ways of doing business, TVPPA was welcoming a new team member equal to the challenges that lay ahead. Publications & Content Manager Dawn Sloan-Downes had...

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Summer Edition of TVPPA Magazine Now Available

The latest edition of TVPPA Magazine will land in mailboxes this week. In this latest issue, TVPPA staff take a closer look at resilience, explore how members have built more resilient cultures and the role of succession planning and knowledge transfer in creating and...

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Focus on Safe Work Practices Reaps Recognition

Distributors Insurance Corporation (DIC), TVPPA’s wholly owned subsidiary, announced today utilities that earned the honor of qualifying for DIC’s Safety Recognition Program. To be eligible, a DIC-insured utility must have had no workers’ compensation claims during...

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Valley Rally Goes Virtual

TVPPA’s Valley Rally, the organization’s annual visit to Washington, D.C. to help keep the interests of members in front of their legislative representatives, will take on a different look this year. Amidst the uncertainty around ongoing pandemic-related operational...

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Members from Across the Valley Honored by APPA

Safety. Reliability. Workforce Development. System Improvement. All TVPPA members strive to achieve these every day but twenty-one of our members have been recognized on a national level for excelling in each of these areas. Eleven power utilities in the Tennessee...

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