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Company Overview of Tennessee Valley Authority

Company Overview

Tennessee Valley Authority engages in the production and sale of electricity in the United States. It generates power from coal-fired, nuclear, hydroelectric facilities, and combustion turbine and diesel generators. The company sells power at wholesale to distributor customers comprising municipalities and cooperatives that resell the power to their customers at a retail rate. It also supplies power directly to federal agencies and customers with large or unusual loads, as well as customers with whom it has entered into exchange power arrangements. As of September 30, 2008, it operated various power generating facilities, including 29 conventional hydroelectric sites, 1 pumped storage hydroe...

400 West Summit Hill Drive

Knoxville, TN 37902-1499

United States

Founded in 1931

11,542 Employees





Key Executives for Tennessee Valley Authority

Chief Executive Officer and President
Age: 60
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 51
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 54
Senior Vice President of Watts Bar Nuclear Operations & Construction
Age: 54
Chief Nuclear Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 58
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Tennessee Valley Authority Key Developments

U.S. Tennessee Valley Authority Appoints Sherry Quirk as its Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Effective on February 2, 2015

U.S. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), announced that it has appointed Sherry Quirk as TVA’s Executive Vice President and General Counsel, effective on Feb. 2, 2015. Ralph Rodgers, who held the post since 2010, is retiring from TVA after 34 years with the agency. Quirk joins TVA with experience as a legal counsel to the energy sector. She was most recently an equity partner at the law firm of Schiff Hardin LLP.

Tennessee Valley Authority and Partners Develop eScore Energy Efficiency Program

Tennessee Valley Authority has developed eScore, a home energy efficiency program. Through rebates on eligible upgrades installed by TVA's Quality Contractor Network members and a personalized improvement plan, eScore allows homeowners to work through a range of scored efficiency improvements – from attic insulation to heat pump water heaters-toward a score of 10 at their own pace. Consumers can re-engage with the program as many times as needed over time to achieve their home's best possible energy performance.

Tennessee Valley Authority Announces Management Changes

Tennessee Valley Authority has appointed Sherry Quirk as executive vice president and general counsel, effective February 2, 2015. Ralph Rodgers, who held this role since 2010, is retiring from TVA after 34 years of service. Quirk will be responsible for directing TVA's legal affairs and serving as corporate secretary to the TVA board of directors. She will also serve as the designated agency ethics official, responsible for the administration of TVA's ethics program. Quirk joins TVA with extensive experience as legal counsel to the energy sector. She most recently served as an equity partner in the law firm of Schiff Hardin LLP. Prior to joining Schiff Hardin, Quirk worked as a partner in the Energy Group of Sullivan & Worcester LLP.

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