Posts Tagged ‘Tennessee Valley Authority’

McCollum to retire

by Published: January 15,2012

Tags: Bill McCollum, Duke Energy, Tennessee Valley Authority

Bill McCollum, COO of the Tennessee Valley Authority, has announced his retirement, effective June 30. McCollum came to TVA in 2007 and has responsibility for all of TVA’s power generation and transmission operations. McCollum plans to focus on comprehensive capital project planning for TVA that will support new generation facilities. He also plans to contribute […] [...]

TVA chief operating officer McCollum to retire

The Tennessee Valley Authority’s chief operating officer, 60-year-old Bill McCollum, says he will retire June 30. McCollum announced his plans in a Wednesday telephone call with reporters. As chief operating officer, McCollum oversees management of power production, transmission, power trading and resource management programs. McCollum said he plans for the next six months to mainly […] [...]

Howorth joins board

by Published: August 7,2011

Tags: Richard Howorth, Tennessee Valley Authority

Richard Howorth has been sworn in to serve a five-year term on the Tennessee Valley Authority’s board of directors. Howorth was confirmed unanimously by the U.S. Senate June 30, taking the seat of former board member Howard Thrailkill whose term expired in May 2010. He was sworn in at the Lafayette County Courthouse by his […] [...]

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 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

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

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

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 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 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. […] [...]

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