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Summer Issue of TVPPA Magazine Now Available

The latest edition of TVPPA Magazine is now available. With a focus on energy policy, features in this issue dig into the nuts and bolts of the Biden Administration's infrastructure bill; how EV policy can help drive EV adoption; and we introduce the newly elected...

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TVPPA Announces Annual Meeting of Regular Membership

On Monday, July 19, TVPPA sent members an official notice announcing its Annual Meeting of the Association’s regular membership. The meeting will take place on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at 2:30 p.m. CDT at the Marriott Griffin Gate Resort in Lexington, Ky. The meeting...

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Introducing the EO&T Keynote Comedian Speaker!

TVPPA’s Engineering, Operations, & Technology Conference is just around the corner! We are excited to introduce our members to keynote speaker, Garrison Wynn with his comedic presentation, Influencing Safety for TVPPA’s first in person conference since 2020. In...

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A Scaled Back Valley Rally for a Year in Transition

Since 2018, TVPPA has hosted the Valley Rally, an annual opportunity for local power company leaders to meet and strengthen relationships with members of the Tennessee Valley’s Congressional delegation. Last year’s event took on a new flavor as the world turned to...

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Registration Now Open for TVPPA 75th Annual Conference

TVPPA members can now register for the association’s 75th Annual Conference. The two-day conference will be held on August 31-September 1 at the Griffin Gate Marriott Golf Resort and Spa in Lexington, Ky. Conference programming will highlight industry changes and...

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2021 Lineman Rodeo Scheduled for September

Mark your calendars for the 2021 Tennessee Valley Lineman Rodeo! The event will return on September 17-19 in Jackson, Tennessee. Be sure to visit www.tnrodeo.com for more information and to register....

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Members Encouraged to Take Advantage of Fleet Discounts

TVPPA members achieve more together, including saving big money. By using TVPPA's fleet vehicle account numbers with Ford, General Motors, Nissan and Dodge-Chrysler, members can work with their local dealers to take advantage of significant savings whenever they add...

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Oxford Utilities’ Neely Named to TVPPA Board

At its March 26, 2021 meeting, the Northeast Mississippi Public Power Association appointed Rob Neely, General Manager of Oxford Utilities, Oxford, Miss., to serve as its representative on the TVPPA board of directors. Neely will fill the seat left open following the...

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Replies Due May 7 for Special-Called Meeting

TVPPA requests that members register their attendance plans for the special-called meeting of the association's regular membership scheduled for Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 9:00 a.m. CDT, whether virtual or in-person, by emailing Madison Gentry at mgentry@tvppa.com no...

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TVPPA Magazine 75th Anniversary Issue Now Available

The 75th Anniversary Issue of TVPPA Magazine will hit mailboxes this week. This special issue of the magazine celebrates the role the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA) has played in supporting local power companies (LPCs) in the Tennessee Valley, TVA,...

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TVPPA Files as an Intervenor in Petition Before FERC

On Monday, February 22, 2021, TVPPA filed as an intervenor in a petition before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The petition was filed by four TVPPA members and seeks the federal agency’s intervention to require TVA to provide transmission access to...

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75th Annual Conference Moves to August

Out of an abundance of caution, TVPPA has decided to move the 75th Annual Conference, originally planned for May of this year, to August 30-September 1, 2021. The decision to change the conference date was made after careful consideration of the impacts of the...

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TVPPA Mourns the Death of Board Member, Todd Gale

We are deeply saddened to announce the passing of TVPPA Board member Todd Gale, general manager of Columbus, Miss., Light & Water (CLW). Gale tragically lost his life on Saturday, February 13, 2021, in Lowndes County, Miss. Gale has been a distinguished member of the...

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TVPPA Board Endorses Real Time Energy Rate Change

Convening in a special-called board meeting on Tuesday, February 9, TVPPA’s board of directors cast a unanimous vote in favor of changes to TVA’s Real Time Energy rate. Last month, TVA brought the rate change proposal before TVPPA’s Rates & Pricing Committee, which...

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