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what is tva?

The Tennessee Valley Authority, or TVA, is the largest public power company in the United States. TVA also carefully manages the nation’s fifth-largest river to reduce flood damage, make rivers easier to travel, provide recreation, protect aquatic life and keep the water clean. TVA helps make the Tennessee River Valley a good place for families to live and work.

What TVA Does

TVA has many different jobs to do in making electricity, taking care of the river, and helping the economy of the Tennessee Valley. Read What TVA Does to find out about all the ways in which TVA affects the lives of people who live and work in the Valley.

Working for TVA

TVA has jobs for engineers and scientists and even police officers. Find out how some 10,000 TVA workers serve the people of the Tennessee Valley.

TVA and Its Partners

TVA has a big job to do in the Tennessee Valley, and knows it can use all the help it can get. The bigger the team, the more that gets done. Learn who TVA works with and what they do together.