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Tennessee Valley Authority said they averted $1.6 billion in damages in holding back February’s record breaking rainfall.

New TVA Head Says Board Right On Coal Plant Closures

Apr 12, 2019
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Shutting down a Kentucky coal-fired power plant is the right decision, the new head of the Tennessee Valley Authority said Friday. President Donald Trump and the U.S. Senate majority leader who hails from Kentucky had previously criticized the move.

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The nation's largest public utility is getting a new leader.

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A coal investor has offered to purchase a Tennessee Valley Authority plant in Kentucky that's slated for closure next year.

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The nation's largest public utility plans to rely more on solar power in the future, according to proposals in a draft long-range power plan.

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The Tennessee Valley Authority is defending its relationship with a contractor accused of subverting safety precautions and sickening workers during the cleanup of a massive coal ash spill.

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President Donald Trump's vow to save the coal industry will be tested this week — and so will the impact of his recent comments favoring a particular power plant — when a utility board he appoints weighs whether to close the coal-fired Kentucky plant whose suppliers include a mine owned by one of his campaign donors.

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The Tennessee Valley Authority says people should check their energy usage as the weather gets colder.

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A federal utility that serves parts of seven southeastern states says 2018 was the wettest year on record in the Tennessee Valley.

Tennessee Valley Authority spokesman Scott Brooks says the utility measured a basin average of 67.1 inches of rain across the valley in 2018, beating the previous record of 65.1 inches in 1973. A TVA rain gauge in Mount Mitchell, North Carolina, measured 118.8 inches last year.

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The chief executive officer of the nation's largest public utility has announced his plans to retire.

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