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Harwell, Noland Appointed to TVA Board

More than six months after their recommendation for appointment by the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, and over 11 months since their nomination by President Trump, nominees Beth Harwell and Brian Noland have been confirmed and sworn in as the newest...

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TVPPA Members Deliver Cheer, Community Support

All across the Tennessee Valley, you can spy local power companies helping spread good cheer throughout their communities during the Christmas season. Although the COVID-19 pandemic has canceled some holiday traditions like parades and traditional tree lighting...

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TVPPA Board of Directors Approve Budget, Plan for New Year

Looking forward was the order of business when the TVPPA Board of Directors met for their final meeting of 2020 on Monday, December 7. Wes Kelley, President & CEO of Huntsville Utilities led his first meeting as board chair since his appointment in August. Kelley...

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TVPPA Hosts Live Post-Election Webinar

TVPPA and Washington, D.C.-based lobbying firm Meguire Whitney will host a post-election webinar on Monday, November 9 at 2:30 p.m. ET. Lobbyist Elizabeth Whitney will provide analysis and lead a discussion on the election outcome, and if there is a change in the...

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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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