Posts Tagged ‘TVA’

Senators approve TVA board appointees

by Published: March 8,2010

Tags: Congress, energy, TVA

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A U.S. Senate panel has approved President Barack Obama’s four appointees to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) board, putting them in line for a confirmation vote by the full Senate. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee approved the nominees to the nine-member board March 4. They are former TVA board chairman […] [...]

Lawyers want TVA cases combined

by Published: March 1,2010

Tags: ash spill, environment, TVA, utility

KNOXVILLE, TENN. — Attorneys for people seeking damages from the Tennessee Valley Authority’s coal ash spill have asked a federal judge in Knoxville to consolidate the pending cases. Among the dozens of attorneys, Elizabeth Alexander of Nashville said the motion is “just a way to streamline” the case for those seeking damages, and Rhon Jones […] [...]

TVA says cleanup not a health risk

by Published: February 17,2010

Tags: cleanup, environment, health, TVA, utiities

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) officials have assured state lawmakers that the cleanup of coal ash spilled into the Emory River in East Tennessee is not a health risk. TVA officials addressed the Joint Conservation and Environment Committee yesterday. In Dec. 2008, about 5.4 million cubic yards of coal ash laced with arsenic […] [...]

TVA power bills to increase

by Published: February 11,2010

Tags: electric bill, electricity, energy, TVA, utility

NORTH MISSISSIPPI — The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) says its fuel costs are up due to higher demand in colder than normal temperatures and that means monthly residential bills will increase between $2.50 and $5.50. TVA said in a Feb. 10 statement the increase takes effect in billing periods that begin March 1. The upward […] [...]

Budget calls for TVA to produce more bomb-making tritium

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — Plans for the Tennessee Valley Authority to possibly increase production of bomb-making tritium to a second nuclear plant are included in the U.S. Department of Energy’s proposed budget. The Chattanooga Times Free Press reports that the White House budget for 2011 includes funds for TVA to produce tritium, a radioactive form of […] [...]

TVA chooses SmartSynch for Generation Partners

JACKSON — SmartSynch Inc. has been selected by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) as the smart metering solution provider for Generation Partners, a distributed renewable generation program offered by participating local power companies that distribute TVA power. Generation Partners incentivizes end-use customers, both residential and commercial, to purchase and install eligible renewable energy generation systems […] [...]

TVA sales plummet with $7.2-billion shortfall

by 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 […] [...]

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