TVPPA Job Line
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We provide a number of communications services that form a vital information link with our members and other publics, including the award-winning TVPPA News magazine, Valley Line management newsletter and this website.
Our conferences provide a valuable source of new ideas and a means of shared problem-solving for utility industry professionals. We conduct six conferences annually for special interest groups of utility employees.
Distributors Insurance Company
A wholly-owned subsidiary, DIC provides a wide range of loss control, insurance, and employee safety products and services to public power and electric cooperative utilities. Distributors Self Insurance Fund (DSIF), a division of DIC, is a workers’ compensation self insurance which provides additional options for providing low-cost, quality insurance products to DIC program participants.
Education and Training
We offer a comprehensive selection of utility-specific professional management and technical training seminars for utility employees. We conduct courses and on-site training for utilities nationwide, and we are introducing state of the art technology to enhance training and expand the scope of our activities.
Our strong liaison with legislators in Washington, DC, is essential to maintaining support for consumer-owned power and the TVA power program from both the Tennessee Valley congressional delegation and the Administration.
Power Supply Negotiation
We are active in negotiating power contract flexibility, competitive power supply and wholesale contract options for our members.
Research and Development
We have assisted in the development of numerous products designed to help our members operate more effectively. Products developed include executive studies and reports, operations manuals, special consultation services, and financial and engineering software.