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Economic Development

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The work of Economic Development is a critical component of TVA's reason for being. TVA works to achieve this mission by serving as a catalyst for sustainable economic development in the TVA region. We carry out this mission through a focus on four key tasks:

By working closely with states, communities, distributors and directly served customers, TVA Economic Development strives to improve the lives of those living and working in the Tennessee Valley region.

TVA a Top Utility
9 Years in a Row

For the ninth straight year, TVA has been named one of Site Selection magazine's top 10 North American utilities for economic development.

Getting Results

Despite a slow economy in 2013, TVA Economic Development helped attract or retain almost {jobs} jobs and generate nearly ${capital} billion in capital investment across the TVA region.

Site Selection

The complex site selection process is made easier for companies by, which puts comprehensive information at their fingertips.


A major reason many companies prefer the Tennessee Valley region is reliable and affordable TVA power.


TVA doesn’t work alone but partners with many organizations in the region to promote economic development.


Responsible companies today implement sustainable practices in new construction and existing buildings to save energy and money, and to respond to the concerns of employees, customers, and investors.

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