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ATVG Summer Meeting Agenda and Registration Posted

Make your plans now to join us for our ATVG Summer Membership Meeting and Program June 18, Evening Reception, June 19, ATVG Meeting, and June 20, TVA tour of Wilson Dam The Marriott Shoals Hotel and Spa Marriott Shoals, Florence, AL Book your group rate for ASSOCAITON OF TENNESSEE VALLEY GOVERNMENTS HERE  (256-246-3600) Agenda and […]

How TVA Kept Pace with Record Power Demands- Knoxville News Sentinel

More energy sources, new tech worked during winter storm Knoxville News Sentinel, 5 Feb 2024, story by: Daniel Dassow Photo: HANNAH MATTIX/NEWS SENTINEL TVA relied heavily on nuclear plants to keep power flowing to customers during the winter storm. The Tennessee Valley Authority had a record-setting power week in January, making use of the millions of […]

ATVG Meeting Murfreesboro Embassy Room Block Expires This Week

Just a quick reminder if you haven’t registered or made room reservations for our upcoming ATVG Winter Meeting on February 6th at the Murfreesboro Embassy Suites, time is running out. The ATVG room block will be expiring this week so make your reservations now!  Please call 1-800-EMBASSY as soon as possible to take advantage of […]

ATVG Winter 2024 Newsletter Published

ATVG 2024 Winter Newsletter has been published for membership.  Feel free to browse for some interesting articles provided by latest TVA press release information.  View newsletter here.  Make sure to check out our new mailing address and agenda and registration for upcoming meeting February 6 at the Murfreesboro TN Embassy Suites.

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Winter ATVG Meeting To Be Held in Murfreesboro TN

Our meeting date for the upcoming February 6, 2024 in Murfreesboro, TN is rapidly approaching and members attending will need to make your room reservations now before our ATVG room block is full.   Please call 1-800-EMBASSY as soon as possible to take advantage of special room rates. We have an outstanding program planned which includes […]

Deborah Grubbs Leaving ATVG Post

The Association of Tennessee Valley Governments will soon be saying goodbye to long time ATVG Program Director Deborah Grubbs of Clarksville, TN.  Deborah has served ATVG for 17 years and will be greatly missed.  Mike Arms, ATVG Executive Director said, “Grubbs has been the smiling face members see at each meeting and has worked hard […]

ATVG Announces 2024 Meeting Dates

ATVG Announces 2024 Meeting Dates We have finalized our meeting dates and locations for 2024 and want you to make plans early to join us. Our 2024 meeting dates are: February 6 at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro, TN  (1-800-Embassy) June 19 at the Marriott Shoals in Florence, AL (256-246-3600) October 23 at the Courtyard […]

TVA’s Plan For Growth- An Article By TVA President and CEO Jeff Lyash

Jeff Lyash is president and CEO of the Tennessee Valley Authority. He wrote this in collaboration with the Tennessee Business Forum, which provides Ten­nessee-connected business leaders with the opportunity to engage with other ex­ecutives from various industries to dis­cuss a broad range of national legisla­tive and regulatory issues. Learn more at  See the article […]

ATVG Summer 2023 Newsletter Published

The ATVG Quarterly Newsletter for summer 2023 has been published and ready for members to enjoy.  It contains Registration and Agenda for our upcoming meeting at Brasstown Resort in Young Harris GA as well as informative stories about TVA latest happenings. See the summer newsletter here.

Stakeholder Update

TVA May 10 Board Meeting Recap The Tennessee Valley Authority Board of Directors on Wednesday recognized the agency’s 90th-anniversary milestone and outlined the agency’s plan to double its solar energy capacity while supporting the Tennessee Valley region’s record-growing demand. “TVA’s mission of service is just as important today as it was 90 years ago,” said […]

ATVG Summer Meeting Planned For Brasstown Valley Resort in Young Harris, GA

Please join us for our summer ATVG meeting on July 12 and 13 at the Brasstown Valley Resort and Spa in Young Harris, Georgia. We will have a lake-side cookout on the night of July 12 with our board meeting and program on July 13. The resort is only minutes from the Chattahoochee National Forest. […]

Agenda/Registration Published for April Meeting At Paris Landing

ATVG President Lamar Paris (left) and ATVG Executive Director Mike Arms invite you to join them at Paris Landing State Resort Park for the upcoming ATVG spring meeting April 26th-28th at the brand new “Lodge at Paris Landing”.  An ATVG room block is in place for April 26th and April 27th. You may book your […]

ATVG April Meeting To Be Held At “Worlds Biggest Fish Fry”

From Mike Arms, ATVG Executive Director The spring 2023 ATVG meeting will be held at the “New Lodge at Paris Landing” at Paris Landing State Park, Buchanan, TN. An ATVG room block is in place for April 26th and April 27th. You may book your individual room by calling either 1-731-924-4300 or 1-888-867-2757 and providing […]

ATVG Formally Supports Small Modular Reactors In The Valley

ATVG Support of SMRs By: Mike Arms, ATVG Executive Director         Our ATVG membership heard a detailed presentation on Winter Storm Elliott from TVA at our January meeting. The presentation provided an hour-by-hour break-down of the events on December 23rd and 24th. The timeline included the loss of Cumberland Unit 1followed a […]

ATVG Winter 2022 Newsletter Published

The ATVG Winter 2022 Newsletter has been published for your enjoyment.  See the latest news stories from the Tennessee Valley Authority.  You may view it here

ATVG Winter Meeting Agenda and Registration Published

Please join ATVG for our Winter 2023 Meeting planned for January 18, 2023 at the Chattanooga Downtown Marriott. Download Registration and Agenda here Agenda includes: 11am – ATVG Board Meeting Noon: Lunch 1:00 PM -5:00 PM ATVG Membership Program Welcome  and TVA Update TVA Hydro/Fossil Operations Renewable Energy, Seven States Power Corporation on Innovative Technologies […]

ATVG President Elected for 2023

During the Fall meeting of ATVG Board of Directors in Gatlinburg, TN, on October 25, Lamar Paris (Right), Sole Commissioner of Union County, Georgia was elected President of the Association of Tennessee Valley Governments for upcoming year 2023. Photo: ATVG Executive Director Mike Arms and President-Elect Lamar Paris present a plaque to Bill Newman (Left), […]

Fall ATVG Gatlingburg Meeting Agenda and Registration Published

The Fall ATVG Meeting has been scheduled for October 25 and 26 at the Gatlinburg Downtown Marriott.  ATVG Executive Director Mike Arms wishes to encourage members to reserve their rooms early and register for another great informational meeting in October.  Plan now to enjoy the Great Smoky Mountains in the Fall!    Agenda and Registration is […]

Room Reservation Link Now Active for ATVG Gatlinburg Fall Meeting

Executive Director Mike Arms has announced room reservation Link for  the ASSOCIATION OF TN VALLEY GOVERNMENTS FALL MEETING October 25-26, 2022 at the Courtyard Gatlinburg Downtown is now active.  Director Arms says this ATVG rate is available for an extra night’s stay if ATVG guests wish to reserve extra nights. ATVG Special rate of $169-$179 […]

ATVG Summer Meeting Registration Now Open for Oxford MS

Registration for ATVG Summer Meeting July 27 & 28, 2022 at The Inn at Ole Miss in Oxford Mississippi is now open.  Agenda will include a presentation of the planned development of Ford Motor Company’s “Blue Oval City” to be located in Haywood County, TN.  See Agenda and Registration Form here. ATVG Room Rates are […]

ATVG 2021 Audit Published

During the meeting of the ATVG Board on April 26, 2022 at Oak Grove, KY, ATVG Treasurer Brent Greer presented the annual audit of the previous budget year.  Mr. Greer stated, “I am pleased there were no findings in the audit for our last budget year completed June 30, 2021.”  The audit was completed by […]

TVA To Host ATVG Reception Following ATVG Spring Meeting April 26

The Tennessee Valley Authority has extended an invitation to ATVG members to attend a reception hosted by TVA following the ATVG meeting on April 26, 2022 at Valor Hall, 105 Walter Garrett Lane in Oak Grove, KY.  The reception is planned for 5 pm to 6:30 pm.  You do not have to RSVP to attend.

ATVG Spring 2022 Newsletter Published

The ATVG Spring 2022 Newsletter has been published and is ready for ATVG membership to enjoy and stay up to date on latest of TVA happenings!  View newsletter here!

ATVG Is Asking Members To Update Contact Information

Mike Arms, ATVG Executive Director is asking for ATVG membership to update their contact information.  This can be easily done through an online form for ATVG members. Members can click this link: with their computer or mobile device and quickly update their contact information.  Director Arms states, “We are looking to update our database […]

2022 Spring ATVG Meeting Planned For April 26-27, 2022 Oak Grove KY

  Please make plans to attend now! Reservations made for Hotel ATVG room block must be made by ATVG direct. Oak Grove Racing Gaming Hotel 777 Winners Way Oak Grove, KY 42262 (270) 297-7613   Hotel  Property website: Agenda and Registration Available Now!  **IMPORTANT NOTICE** You cannot call the hotel directly to make your room […]

ATVG January 2022 Meeting Agenda and Registration Posted For Knoxville, TN

The first ATVG meeting of 2022 will be held at the Crowne Plaza Knoxville on January 27th.  Our program will include the TVA update, a presentation on TVA’s Environmental Stewardship Program and a discussion of TVA’s PILOT.  Additional topics are in the works. Dinner on the 27th is being planned for the East Tennessee History […]

Fall 2021 ATVG Newsletter Published

The quarterly ATVG Newsletter has been published and is now available for your enjoyment.  Interesting articles on the latest happenings in the Tennessee Valley Authority and TVA partner communities are featured.  Please feel free to read the latest newsletter here.

ATVG Fall 2021 Meeting Scheduled October 25-26 Gatlinburg TN

ATVG Fall 2021 Meeting is scheduled for October 25-26, 2021 at the Downtown Gatlinburg Courtyard Marriott in Gatlinburg, TN.  Please make plans to attend now! Reservations can be made for ATVG room block by contacting hotel direct or booking online at Downtown Gatlinburg Courtyard Marriott 315 Historic Nature Trail Gatlinburg, TN. 37738 1-865-436-2008 Phone […]

2021 Summer ATVG Meeting Scheduled July 7-9, 2021 Huntsville, AL

Huntsville Marriott at the Space & Rocket Center  5 Tranquility Base, Huntsville, Alabama 35805 USA   +1 256-830-2222  Last Day to Book Rooms for special room rate is June 9, 2021.  Contact the Huntsville Marriott at the Space and Rocket Center for $124 USD per night.  Book your room here: AGENDA and REGISTRATION AVAILABLE HERE:

TVA and a New Administration

TVA and a New Administration By Mike Arms, ATVG Executive Director While many of us were busy with last-minute shopping the week before Christmas, Senator Lamar Alexander was diligently working to complete some critical legislative tasks.  Two of the tasks were ensuring the full Senate confirmations of Dr. Beth Harwell on December 19 and Dr. […]

Spring 2021 Tunica MS Meeting Cancelled

A recent decision was made to cancel April 2021 spring meeting in Tunica MS due to ongoing COVID-19 issues in accordance with the CDC  guidelines. The next scheduled meeting is being planned for late July 2021. Current plans are to meet in Alabama in July but all dates remain tentative. ATVG will schedule small group […]