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Replies Due May 7 for Special-Called Meeting

TVPPA requests that members register their attendance plans for the special-called meeting of the association's regular membership scheduled for Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. CDT, whether virtual or in-person, by emailing Madison Gentry at mgentry@tvppa.com no...

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TVPPA Magazine 75th Anniversary Issue Now Available

The 75th Anniversary Issue of TVPPA Magazine will hit mailboxes this week. This special issue of the magazine celebrates the role the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA) has played in supporting local power companies (LPCs) in the Tennessee Valley, TVA,...

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TVPPA Files as an Intervenor in Petition Before FERC

On Monday, February 22, 2021, TVPPA filed as an intervenor in a petition before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The petition was filed by four TVPPA members and seeks the federal agency’s intervention to require TVA to provide transmission access to...

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75th Annual Conference Moves to August

Out of an abundance of caution, TVPPA has decided to move the 75th Annual Conference, originally planned for May of this year, to August 30-September 1, 2021. The decision to change the conference date was made after careful consideration of the impacts of the...

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TVPPA Mourns the Death of Board Member, Todd Gale

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of TVPPA Board member Todd Gale, general manager of Columbus, Miss., Light & Water (CLW). Gale tragically lost his life on Saturday, February 13, 2021, in Lowndes County, Miss. Gale has been a distinguished member of the...

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TVPPA Board Endorses Real Time Energy Rate Change

Convening in a special-called board meeting on Tuesday, February 9, TVPPA’s board of directors cast a unanimous vote in favor of changes to TVA’s Real Time Energy rate. Last month, TVA brought the rate change proposal before TVPPA’s Rates & Pricing Committee, which...

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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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