Posts Tagged ‘Tennessee Valley Authority’

Solar energy to power Alcorn tech center

CORINTH — Solar energy will soon be powering Alcorn Career and Technology Center in Corinth. Alcorn School District officials plan a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday for the new solar array system. Schools superintendent Stacy Suggs tells The Daily Corinthian that all major components of the 50 kilowatt ground mounted solar collection system are being installed this […] [...]

TVA: Power demand was higher in 2010

by Amy McCullough Published: November 22,2010

Tags: energy, Tennessee Valley Authority

Source: PR Newswire KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Extreme summer and winter temperatures and a slowly improving economy increased demand for electricity from the Tennessee Valley Authority by about 6 percent in fiscal 2010, compared with the previous year, the utility reported Friday in its annual Form 10-K, filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. TVA also […] [...]

Audit: TVA overbilled by financial advisers

by Associated Press Published: November 22,2010

Tags: Deloitte Consulting, energy, Tennessee Valley Authority

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — An audit shows the financial management firm Deloitte Consulting overbilled the Tennessee Valley Authority by $4.8 million from 2003 through 2008. The audit by the TVA’s Office of Inspector General describes the overbilling, much of it involving overtime, as “unsupported or not in accordance” with contracts that were reviewed. Deloitte spokesman David […] [...]

Electricity: A powerful bargain

by Contributing Columnist Published: August 22,2010

Tags: electricity, Ken Breeden, MBJ column, Tennessee Valley Authority

Back in 1933, when the Tennessee Valley Authority began, the average price of a new home was $5,700. A loaf of bread cost 7 cents, a gallon of gasoline was 10 cents and a major daily newspaper in Tennessee was only 3 cents. A kilowatt-hour of electricity was even less — about 1.6 cents. Today, […] [...]

Bottorff replacing Duncan at TVA

by MBJ Staff Published: May 2,2010

Tags: Dennis Bottorff, Mike Duncan, Tennessee Valley Authority

After serving as chairman for a year, Tennessee Valley Authority board of directors chairman Mike Duncan asked the board April 16 to select a new chairman, citing his new duties as leader of a recently formed national political fund-raising organization. The board voted unanimously to name director Dennis Bottorff of Nashville as TVA’s new chairman. […] [...]

Trynor named CIO at TVA

by MBJ Staff Published: March 21,2010

Tags: Daniel Traynor, Tennessee Valley Authority

The Tennessee Valley Authority has named Daniel Traynor as vice president and chief information officer, responsible for TVA’s information resource technologies and operations. Traynor comes to TVA from Southern Company Services, a subsidiary of Southern Company of Atlanta, where he was director of infrastructure services. Traynor, who will report directly to Kilgore, will be responsible […] [...]

TVA forms opinion group

by MBJ Newswires Published: September 14,2009

Tags: opinion, Tennessee Valley Authority

North Mississippi – The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has established a group of opinion leaders from across the Tennessee Valley region to provide additional input as TVA charts its options for meeting the region’s electricity needs for the next 20 years. TVA is developing a new Integrated Resource Plan called TVA’s Environmental and Energy Future. […] [...]

Utilities named tops by Site Selection

by MBJ Newswires Published: September 14,2009

Tags: Entergy Corporation, Mississippi Power, Site Selection, Tennessee Valley Authority, Top Utilities

North Mississippi and New Orleans – Site Selection magazine has named the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and Entergy Corporation two of the Top Utilities of 2008. Mississippi Power received an honorable mention. This was the fourth consecutive year in which TVA has earned the Top Utilities honor. In 2008, TVA and distributors of TVA power, […] [...]

TVA sales plummet with $7.2-billion shortfall

by MBJ Newswires Published: August 31,2009

Tags: budget, Tennessee Valley Authority, TVA

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) board has approved a 2010 budget of $10.2 billion for operating expenses and $2.3 billion in capital investments. The board also took several actions to reduce the impact on consumers of a projected $7.2-billion shortfall for the period 2010 through 2012, including $1.9 billion in budget cuts and $2.8 billion […] [...]

Utilities pursuing stimulus funding

by Wally Northway Published: August 19,2009

Tags: ARRA, Department of Energy, Entergy, Tennessee Valley Authority

  Last April, Vice President Joe Biden and Commerce Secretary Gary Locke detailed plans by the Department of Energy (DOE), as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA), to distribute more than $3.3 billion in smart grid technology development grants and an additional $615 million for smart grid storage, monitoring and technology viability. […] [...]

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