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making electricity

As a public power company, TVA can look for additional ways to make electricity, even if they don't make money for TVA right away. That's because TVA is in business to make sure the future is brighter for everyone in the Tennessee Valley.

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Green Power Switch®

TVA believes we should use cleaner energy sources like the sun and wind. That’s why we’ve started the Green Power Switch program.

Electricity and safety

Electricity is a powerful force. Here is what you need to know to use it safely.

How you can help save energy

Saving energy is not just a job for adults. You can save energy now at your home and in school.

photo of girl reading by kerosene lampElectricity changed everything

Can you imagine life without refrigerators, washing machines, even lights at night? That is how a lot of people lived before TVA brought electricity to the Tennessee Valley.