It may be old, dirty and coal powered now, but it was once a vision of a brighter future, was a giant stimulus project and helped win WWII.
Obama has taken a leaf from the conservatives’ playbook by proposing to privatize the Tennessee Valley Authority. You'd think they'd be happy but they're not.
TVA Reports Net Income of $54 Million in Second Quarter 2013 KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The Tennessee Valley Authority reported Friday net income of $54 million on operating revenues of $2.74 billion in the second quarter of 2013. Show More Summary
The Tennessee Valley Authority is testing a promising “smart grid” technology that may help utilities enhance reliability, efficiency and the ability to keep power flowing. Ninety-nine devices designed to reroute electricity, automatically...Show More Summary
TVA to Discuss Second Quarter 2013 Financial Results KNOXVILLE, Tenn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tennessee Valley Authority: WHAT: The Tennessee Valley Authority will host a second quarter 2013 financial and operations conference call...Show More Summary
A gunman took at least two shots at a security officer outside the Watts Bar nuclear power plant in east Tennessee and then escaped in a boat, a spokesman for the Tennessee Valley Authority said. The incident, which is being investigated by the FBI and local police authorities, occurred just before 2 a.m., Sunday. TVA [...]
Police are looking for a suspect who used a boat to access a Tennessee Valley Authority nuclear power plant Sunday morning and exchanged fire with a security guard on the plant grounds before fleeing downriver. The shootout occurredShow More Summary
The National Weather Service says the system is threatening to bring severe weather from the Tennessee Valley all the way to the Gulf Coast, tonight. It will move east Friday.
? “A former senior trader at Credit Suisse Group pleaded guilty on Friday to charges that he fraudulently inflated the value of mortgage bonds as the housing market collapsed”. ? Why privatize the Tennessee Valley Authority? “[B]ecause...Show More Summary
Dave Martin/APTechnicians monitor the refueling process on a reactor at the Browns Ferry nuclear plant in Athens, Ala., in March 2011. Republicans are blasting a plan by President Obama to consider selling the Tennessee Valley Authority,...Show More Summary
President Obama’s proposed 2014 budget includes an item free marketeers can rally behind: “reducing or eliminating” the federal government’s role in the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), the nation’s largest publicly owned utility. Naturally,...Show More Summary
Chris Edwards Perhaps President Obama has been reading about Margaret Thatcher’s policy successes. He is apparently considering selling off the federal government’s Tennessee Valley Authority. This is a great idea. As this story notes,...Show More Summary
Does President Obama have some unresolved animosity towards FDR? Obama’s budget not only cuts Social Security but is seeking to privatize the Tennessee Valley Authority.
Half a century ago, selling the Tennessee Valley Authority was regarded as a free-marketeers’ politically impossible dream. Now guess who’s for it — and who’s against. (Hint on the latter: R-Tenn.) [Knoxville News via Future of Capitalism]...Show More Summary
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Obama administration's 2014 budget is calling for a strategic review of the Tennessee Valley Authority, opening the possibility that the largest U.S. public utility could be sold.
Who to cheer for in this one… Georgia senators today passed a resolution calling for the correction of survey areas along the state’s northern border in a 48-2 vote, a news release states. “The Tennessee Valley Authority has identified the Tennessee River as a likely source of water for North Georgia,” said Sen. David Shafer, [...]
From the racing is rubbing on the track to the near misses on a very narrow pit road, the Bristol Motor Speedway lived up to its reputation and the Food City 500 delivered an extremely entertaining Sunday afternoon in Tennessee’s Thunder Valley. The unique Bristol, “have at it boys”. mentality began the moment the green flag [...]
It’s never easy to start a company. But trying to do so far away from the hotbeds of innovation in Silicon Valley and New York, it can be especially difficult. At today’s Everywhere Else Conference in Memphis, Tennessee, the chief executive...Show More Summary
Via NASA The satellite image, captured at 9:01 a.m. EST, shows clouds associated with the western frontal system stretching from Canada through the Ohio and Tennessee valleys, into the Gulf of Mexico. The comma-shaped low pressure system located over the Atlantic, east of Virginia, is forecast to merge with the front and create a powerful [...]
From NASA: The satellite image, captured at 9:01 a.m. EST (on Feb. 8), shows clouds associated with the western frontal system stretching from Canada through the Ohio and Tennessee valleys, into the Gulf of Mexico. The comma-shaped low...Show More Summary