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TVA & TVA Suppliers:Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Knoxville, TN (corporate headquarters)
TVA Green Power Switch (GPS), Nashville, TN
TVA Green Power Switch product content label with Green-e logo
TVA Green Power Switch solar power generating sites
TVA Green Power Switch Generation Partners
TVA Public Power Institute (PPI), Muscle Shoals, AL (NB: PPI developed GPS but no longer exists.)
Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), San Francisco, CA (green power certification)
Green-e Logo, CRS, San Francisco, CA (green power logo)
Invenergy LLC, Chicago, IL (power from 15 wind turbines on Buffalo Mountain, Anderson County, TN)
Southeastern Power Administration (SEPA), Elberton, GA (power of 8 US Army Corps of Engineers dams on Cumberland River)
Tapoco Division of Alcoa Power Generating Inc. (APGI) (power from 4 dams on Little Tennessee River)
Members of the GPS Steering Committee (as of Fall 2003):TVA Regional Resource Sewardship Council, an example of public accountability.
"Who are the Leaders for Green Power Switch?" (GPS News, Fall 2003, vol. 3, no. 4, pp. 2-3) names the following 12 members:
James Keiffer, Senior Vice President of Marketing, TVA, Nashville, TN
Gary H. Harris, Program Manager of Green Power Switch, TVA, Nashville, TN (replaced by Jim West?)
Lucius Daryl Williams, Snr. Mgr. of Biomass & Renewable Energy Technologies, TVA Public Power Inst. (PPI), Muscle Shoals, AL
Tobie L. Bledsoe, Mayor, City of Jonesborough, TN
Sandra L. Kurtz, Tennessee Environmental Education Association (TEEA) & Kurtz Consulting, Chattanooga, TN
Frances Lamberts, PhD, Natural Resources Chair, Tennessee League of Women Voters, Tri-Cities region, TN
Stephen Smith, DVM, Exec. Director, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Knoxville, TN (replaced by Gil Melear-Hough?)
Christopher Beiber, VP of Engineering, Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division, Memphis, TN
Sandy Buquo, VP of Marketing & Communications, Chattanooa Electrical Power Board, (EPB) Chattanooga, TN
Brian Hendrick, Business Management Analyst, Knoxville Utilities Board, Knoxville, TN
Chris Jones, Director of Marketing & Communications, Middle Tennessee Electrical Membership Corp.
Edward A. Holt, President, Ed Holt & Associates, Inc., South Harpswell, ME
GPS Advertising:GPS On-Line Advertising Notebook (contains sample ads for GPS.)
TVA Green Power for Kids
The Buntin Group ("Brand Fluency"), Nashville, TN (advertising agency)
The Shelton Group, Knoxville, TN (advertising agency & annual consumer survey called Energy Pulse)
Media South, Knoxville, TN (edits TVA's website & Environmental Reports. Published Economic Edge, 1995-2000.)
2006 Dec 5 - "Targeted marketing in TVA's GPS program" to 11th National Green Power Marketing Conf., San Francisco, CA
2007 Apr 15 (Earth Day) - "Living Green: 10,000 Stong & Growing," 2-page TVA ad in Knoxville News Sentinel
2007 Apr 19 (Earth Day) - Start of 6-month ad campaign on WUOT Radio, Univ. of Tennessee, Knoxville (2 announcements/day)
2007 May 17 - "One person can make a difference: 10,000 can create a movement," 1-page TVA ad in Metro Pulse, Knoxville, TN
GPS Distributors:All GPS distributors (TVA list)
Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA), Chattanooga, TN. (Click here for map.
Tennessee Municipal Electric Power Association (TMEPA), Brentwood, TN
Seven States Power Corportation Coming Soon!
Memphis Light, Gas & Water Division (MLGW) - 404,969 customers served in 2005
Nashville Electric Service (NES) - 342,476 customers served in 2005
Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) - 187,366 customers served in 2005
Chattanooga Electric Power Board (EPB) - 164,914 customers served in 2005
Huntsville Utlities - 147,026 customers served in 2005
Lenoir City Utilities Board (LCUB) - 53,073 customers served in 2005
Clarksville Department of Electricity - 51,311 customers served in 2005
GPS Subscribers (partial list):GPS "Leaders" (TVA list)
GPS "Partners" - Business Supporters of GPS (TVA list)
GPS "Friends" - Businesses that have purchased from 5 to 25 blocks (TVA list)
Middle Tennessee State University (MTSU), Murfreesboro, TN
University of Tennessee (UTK) (Student Environmental Initiatives Fee), Knoxville, TN
University of the South (Sewanee Student Assembly), Sewanee, TN
Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church (TVUUC) (Environmental Concerns Committee), Knoxville, TN
Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (State Parks System), Nashville, TN
Mellow Mushroom restaurant, Knoxville, TN
Reports by TVA:TVA Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
TVA Heritage (history) (37 chapters, 1933-1982)
TVA Annual Report for FY 2007
TVA Environmental Report
TVA Reservoirs & Power Plants
TVA New & Emerging Technologies (NB: Long out-of-date)
TVA Innovation & Technology (NB: From 2003, a little more up-to-date)
TVA Economic Development
TVA Map & Photo Records
Bibliography of TVA History
TVA River Neighbors Newsletter
TVA Retirees, News for
TVA Annual Report on [Internal] Energy Management
TVA Strategic Plan
TVA Media Downloads (with high-definition images)
TVA for Kids (tvakids.com)
TVA 10-K report to the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). (NB: Very long report! Also try here.)
Green Power Switch News (newsletter archive)
Green Power Switch Generation Update. (Data for the most recent 3-month period.)
1945 - Description of TVA, United States Government Manual
2000 Mar - "Landfill Gas Energy: There's treasure in trash," one-page report bearing Green Power Switch logo, not on-line
2002 Apr - "FINAL Environmental Assessment: 20-MW Windfarm & Associated Energy Storage Facility [Regenesys]"
2002 Dec 2 - Replies to 5 FOIA requests about the Buffalo Mountain Wind Power Plant received from Robert Smith, Oak Ridge, TN
2003 Jul - "How clean is the air? Air Quality in the Tennessee Valley Region”
2003 Sep - "The role of renewable energy in reducing greenhouse gas buildup" by Edward A. Stephens, Jr., & L. Daryl Williams
2004 May - "On the Air: Whatever Happened to Acid Rain?"
2005 Apr 22 - "New Wind Turbines Dedicated on Buffalo Mountain Wind Park," news release
2005 Jun 30 - "Agreed-Upon Procedures for Green Pricing Accreditation Program," audit report by TVA Inspector General
2005 Aug - "New Nuclear Power Plant Licensing Demonstration Project: ABWR Cost/Schedule/COL at TVA's Bellefonte Site."
2006 Nov - "How competitive is the [Tennessee] Valley?" by Frank Rapley
2007 Jun 14 - 2006 Green Power Accreditation Certification, audit report by TVA Inspector General to CRS, San Francisco, CA
2007 November 12 - "TVA intends to meet the energy demand" by Bill McCollum, TVA Chief Operating Officer.
Presentations by TVA:1999 May 10 - "TVA's green power pricing program" to 4th National Green Power Marketing Conference, Philadelphia, PA
2001 Jul 30 - "Green Power Switch," presentation by Gary Harris to 6th National Green Power Marketing Conference, Portland, OR
2002 Dec 9 - "Wind Energy in North Carolina" by Rick Carson & Tom Swanson, at 2002 Wind Summit, Appalachian State University Energy Center, Boone, NC (audio)
2003 Apr 29 - "TVA Green Power Switch: Cleaning Public Power -- Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Initiatives" by Gary Harris to Environmental & Energy Study Institute (EESI) at US Senate, Washington, DC (24 PowerPoint slides)
2003 Nov 5 - "TVA Generation Partners Green Power Swith" by Gary Harris to 8th National Green Power Marketing Conference, Chicago, IL
2004 Mar 5 - "Green Power Switch" by Gary Harris Southern Bio-Products Conference in Biloxi, MS (37 PowerPoint slides)
2005 Feb 17 - "Green Energy in Tennessee," Tennessee Technical University, Cookeville, TN
2005 Mar 9 - "Moving Forward on Clean Air: It's a Question of Balance" by TVA director Bill Baxter at Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (video)
2006 Nov 5 - "TVA Energy Efficiency Campaign, Winter 2006" to American Public Power Association, San Antonio, TX
2006 Dec 5 - "Targeted marketing in TVA's GPS program" by Jim West, 11th National Green Power Marketing Conf., San Francisco, CA
2007 June - TVA presentation to investors in TVA securities
2007 Jun 8 - "Renewable Portfolio Standards - Implications for TVA" by Daryl Williams for US senators. NB: (Slightly different version on KNS website.
2007 Jun 28 - TVA presentation on the TVA budget for FY 2008
2007 Oct 24 - Presentation on green power programs to Southeast Solar Summit, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN
2007 Dec 12 - "TVA Nuclear Future" by Ashok S. Batnagar, Senior Vice President, Nucler Operations, TVA Nuclear, Chattanooga, TN, as presented to Sigma Xi chapter in Oak Ridge, TN (slide show in PDF format)
Reports & Presentations by Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), San Francisco, CA:
2000 Mar 27 - "Renewable Energy Advocates and TVA Join Forces to Increase Green Power in the South," CRS Press Release
2002 Oct - "Green Pricing at Public Utilities: A How-To Guide Based on Lessons Learned To Date" by Dan Leiberman, pp. 48. Contains four case studies, including TVA's Green Power Switch (pp. 39-42).
2002 Dec 4 - " TVA continues to lead the Southeast in high quality green pricing options," CRS Press Release
2004 Oct 6 - "Best Practices in Marketing Green Power: Latest Look at Marketing Challenges, Strategies & Materials" by Keri Bolding at 9th National Green Power Marketing Conference, Albany, NY. Contains examples of green power ads, including two for TVA's Green Power Switch.
2005 Oct 17 - "Renewable Energy Certificates: Monitization of RE Benefits" by Dr. Jan Hamrin, President of Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), at ACORE conference,
Reports & Presentations by Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Knoxville, TN:2000 May - "Clearing the Air: Getting the Dirt on TVA's Coal-fired Power Plants," by Jennifer Mitchell-Jackson, Ulla-Britt Reeves & Stephen A. Smith, SACE for the Tennessee Clean Air Task Force (TCATF), second edition, pp 44.
2000 Nov 13 -- "First hand accounts from the field" by Ulla-Britt Reeves, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Knoxville, TN
2002 Dec 9 - "Environmental Issues & Wind Energy in North Carolina" by Stephen A. Smith, Executive Director, SACE, at 2002 Wind Summit, Appalachian State University Energy Center, Boone, NC (PowerPoint slides)
2005 Sep 19-20 - "Hosting a Blade Event" by Gilbert Melear-Hough, SACE, at Southeast & Mid-Atlantic Regional Wind Summit, Raleigh, NC (PowerPoint slides)
2005 Oct 25 - "[Tennessee] Universities Create New Demand for TVA's Excess Green Power," press release, SACE
2007 Feb 1 - "A Homeowner's Guide to Clean and Efficient Energy in East Tennessee" by Brandon R. Blevins & Gilbert Melear-Hough "with concept design courtesy of Libby Hill Smith," SACE
2007 Apr 23 - "Citizens to tell the Tennessee Valley Authority 'fewer power plants, more efficiency' [at hearing on the forthcoming strategic plan]," SACE press release quoting Gil Melear-Hough
2007 May 8 - "State Climate Plans: The Anatomy of Arizona & California" by Susan Glickman, Natural Resources Defense Council & SACE Florida Energy Commission, Tampa, FL (PowerPoint presentation)
2007 Jun 12 - "Statement re Sen. Alexander on renewable energy legislation: Federal renewable energy standrd would bring clean energy, money and job to Tennessee," SACE
2007 Jun 23 - "State [of Tennessee is] key in [Congressional] energy debate" by Stephen A. Smith, SACE, oped in Knoxville News Sentinel
2007 Aug 1 - "Statement re TVA's New Nuclear Proposals from Stephen A. Smith, DVM, Executive Director of SACE, to TVA's Board of Directors," SACE
2007 Aug 1 - Broadcast on TVA nuclear expansion by David Kastenbum (NPR News) with voices of Ashok Bhatnagar (TVA Nuclear), Jerry Paul (Baker Center at UT) & Stephen Smith (SACE), MP3
2007 Sep 28 - "SACE Analysis of TVA Renewable Energy Standard Impacts," SACE memorandum to members of Tennessee's Congressional delegation,memberf of the TVA Caucus & legislative staff
2007 Oct 20 - "Keep a close watch on TVA nuclear plans" by Stephen A. Smith, SACE, oped in The Tennessean, Nashville
2007 Oct 24-25 - "What Are They Doing up There? The Present & Future of Global Warming & Energy Policy at the Federal Level" by Stephen A. Smith, SACE, Southeast Solar Summit, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN.
2007 Nov - "Bringing Clean Energy to the Southeastern United States: Achieving the Federal Renewable Portfolio Standard," SACE, revision of an earlier report.
2007 Dec 9 - "Americans should demand renewable energy" by Gilbert Melear-Hough, SACE, oped in Knoxville News Sentinel
Ongoing - "Green Power and Colleges," College by college report of the SACE
Reports by Robert Smith of Oak Ridge, TN:
2000 Sep 10 - "Buffalo Mtn.: [Does TVA] slant the truth about wind power being environmentally friendly?"
2003 Jan - "[Five] Freedom of Information Act Requests [on April 7, 2002, & TVA's responses in Dec 2002 & Jan 2003]: TVA's Buffalo Mountain Wind Power Plant"
2004 Apr 17 -"Performance of TVA's Buffalo Mountain Wind Power Plant: The Bottom Line"
2006 Apr - "Buffalo Mountain: 18 Vestas Windmills (Wind Turbines) at Buffalo Mountain"
Also see Mr. Smith's Windpower Home Page.
Reports involving Edward W. Lollis of Knoxville, TN:2007 Aug 1 - Quarterly meeting of TVA Board: Gene Burr, Chair, Environmental Concerns Committee, Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, Knoxville, TN, reads letter to the board about GPS transparency. Click here to see the letter. No response until April 4, 2008 (qv).
2007 Sep 19 - "Key Questions" (p. 1), "Detailed Questions" (pp. 2-6), and copy of Aug. 1, 2007, letter are handed to two Green Power Switch managers at TVA headquarters in Knoxville. No response is ever received.
2008 Feb 10 - "What TVA Won't Tell You About Green Power Switch," PowerPoint presentation (Forum) at Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church, Knoxville, TN. Send email to geovisual at comcast.net to see this presentation.
2008 Feb 21 - "TVA's green power program doesn't coral support from all: Local man bucks at green subscriber rates, starts community Web site for dialogue" by Hilary Trenda, Knoxville Voice. Quotes Lollis, Barbara Martocci (TVA) & Gil Melear-Hough (SACE). Click here for same story with line-by-line annotatations by Lollis. Click here for same text on Knoxville Voice website.
2008 Mar 5 - Listening session of TVA Board on "Energy Efficiency/Demand Response and Renewable Energy." Lollis reads Aug 1, 2007, letter by Gene Burr to the board. (A board member promises a response "this time.") Click here to see transcript of the entire session.
2008 Mar 12 - Meeting at Tennessee Valley Unitarian Universalist Church attended by Burr, Lollis, David Bolt, and three TVA representatives.
2008 Apr 4 - Kenneth R. Breeden, Executive VP, Customer Resources, TVA, replies to letter of Aug. 1, 2007 (qv): "We are adding information to the GPS website to better communicate the program's performance to our customers." No information is added to the GPS website.
2008 May 18 - This website (inauguration date).
Reports & Presentations by Organizations other than TVA, CRS, SACE & Robert Smith:1995 Mar 1 - "TVA's Debt Limit" by Allan G. Pulsipher, TVA chief economist (1980-1988).
1995 Aug 17 - "TVA: Financial problems raise questions about long-term viability," General Accounting Office (GAO)
Circa 1998 - "Find Federal Agency: TVA" (lengthy out-of-date description & analysis of TVA)
2000 Feb - "The potential impacts of electric industry restructuring in Tennessee," Comptroller of the Treasury, State of Tennessee, Nashville,TN
2000 Feb 10 - "Primer on Landfill Gas as 'Green' Energy" by Mike Ewall, Energy Justice Newwork, Philadelphia, PA
2001 - "Powering the South: A clean & afforable energy plan for the Southern United States," Renewable Energy Policy Project (REPP), Washington, DC
2001 Jul 30 - "The Outlook for Green Power Markets" by Ed Holt, Ed Holt & Associates, 6th National Green Power Marketing Conference, Portland, OR (PowerPoint slides in PDF format)
2001 Nov - "The Tennessee Valley Authority: Competing in Markets for Capital and Electricity in Pursuit of Solvency" by Dennis Logue & Paul MacAvoy, Yale School of Management Working Paper No. OL-18
2002 Aug 7 - "Understanding Non-Residential Demand for Green Power" by Ed Holt, Ed Holt & Associates, 5th Annual Green Power Marketing Conference, Denver, CO
2002 Sep 17 - "Testimony Concerning The Application of Federal Securities Law Disclosure and Reporting Requirements to the Tennessee Valley Authority," Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
2000 - "Water Quality in the Upper Tennessee River Basin, Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, and Georgia 1994–98," US Geological Survey (good maps)
2000 Oct -"The Changing Structure of the Electric Power Industry 2000: An Update," Energy Information Adminisration, US Department of Energy
2001 Sep 17 - "Restructure TVA: Why the Tennessee Valley Authority Must Be Reformed" by Richard Munson, Northeast-Midwest Institute, Washington, DC
2002 Fall/Winter "The No Zone [air pollution in the Smoky Mountains]" by Elise LeQuire in Smoky Mountain Sightline (Resource Issues in Great Smoky Mountains National Park), Energy, Environment and Resources Center (EERC), University of Tennessee
2003? - "Primer on Developing Tennessee's Landfill Gas Energy," EPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program (LMOP)
2003 Nov 4 - "Regulatory Issues for Renewable Energy Certificates" by Ed Holt, Ed Holt & Associates, 8th National Green Power Marketing Conference, Chicago, IL OR (PowerPoint slides in PDF format)
2003 Dec - "Buffalo Mountain: Wind Power Project 1st & 2nd Year Operating Experience," EPRI Wind Turbine Verification Program
2004 Mar 31 - "Clean Energy for Sewanee?," University of the South, Sewanee, TN, PowerPoint presentation
2004 Apr - "Green Power [Switch] Effort Simply Blowing Smoke" by Anne Malinee, The Torch, Vanderbult University, Nashville, TN.
2004 Jul 26 - "Green Pricing Resource Guide (second edition)" by Ed Holt, Ed Holt & Associates, for American Wind Energy Associaton (AWEA)
2004 Oct 6 - "Best practices in marketing green power," CRS at 9th National Green Power Marketing Conference, Albany, NY
2005 Jun - "Invenergy Wind Finance Company: Portfolio Financing Transaction" by James Murphy at Renewable Energy Finance Forum, ACORE.
2005 Jul 27 - "Electric power industry restructuring fact sheet," Energy Information Administration (EIA), US Department of Energy
2006 - "Creating an Energy Blueprint for Appalachia: Results of Energy Roundtables [and] Recommendations of ORCAS," report to the Appalachian Regional Commssion (ARC) by Oak Ridge Center for Advanced Studies (ORCAS), Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN, pp. 71
2006 Jul - "Resources & ...impact of a RPS in TVA region," Institute for a Secure & Sustainable Environment (ISSE), UTK, Knoxville
2006 Nov - "Green power marketing in the US: A status report (9th Edition)," National Renewable Energy Laboratory, Golden, CO
2006 Aug 28 - "Energy efficiency & renewable energy in Appalachia: Policy & potential," Marshall University, Huntington, WV
2006 Oct - "Switching to Green: A renewable energy guide for office & retail companies" by Samantha Putt Del Pina, World Resources Institute, Washington, DC
2006 Dec? - "Reality or Rhetoric? Green tariffs for domestic consumers [in the UK]," National Consumer Council, London?
2007 Apr 3 - "Top Ten Utility Green Power Programs (as of December 2006)" as ranked by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, Colorado. NB: Past year rankings also shown.
2007 Jul - "Buy green power and electricity to help the environment" by Consumer Reports. Available by subscription only?
2007 Aug 13 - "Program Assessment: TVA Power," Office of Management & Budget (OMB), The White House, Washington, DC
2007 Jul - "Buy green power and electricity to help the environment" by Consumer Reports. Available by subscription only?
2007 Aug 13 - "Detailed Information on the TVA Power Assessment," Office of Budget & Management (OBM), Executve Office of the President, Washington, DC
Articles in Tennessee Encyclopedia of History & Culture, Tennessee Historical Society, Nashville, 1998:Alcoa, Inc. (Aluminum Company of America) by Tara Mitchell Mielnik, Tennessee Historical Commission, Nashville
Ashwander et al v. Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) 1936 by Patrick D. Reagan, Tennessee Technological University
Cherokee National Forest by Jaime Woodcock, Athens,
Civiilian Conservation Corps (CCC) by Ruth Nichols, Nashville
Conservation by Ann Toplovich, Tennessee Historical Society, Nashville
Cumberland River by Ann Toplovich, Tennessee Historical Society, Nashville
Hales Bar Dam by Patricia Bernard Ezzell, Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville
Holston Ordnance Works by Susan L. Gordon, Tennessee State Library and Archives, Nashville
Norris [City of] by Patricia Bernard Ezzell, Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville
Norris Dam by Marian Moffett, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Norris Dam State Park by Carroll Van West, Middle Tennessee State University
Norris Freeway by Martha Carver, Tennessee Department of Transportation
Oak Ridge by Charles W. Johnson, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) by Leland R. Johnson, Clio Research Institute
Tennessee Eastman Co./Eastman Chemical Co. by Martha Avaleen Egan, Kingsport Public Library & Archives/King College
Tennessee River System by Ann Toplovich, Tennessee Historical Society, Nashville
Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway by James T. Siburt, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) by W. Bruce Wheeler, University of Tennesee, Knoxville
TEPCO (Tennessee Electric Power Company) by James B. Jones Jr., Tennessee Historical Commission, Nashville
United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) by Leland R. Johnson, Clio Research Institute
World War II by Patricia Brake, Webb School of Knoxville
Books, Articles & a Play about TVA:See Bibliography of TVA History on TVA website.
"The Tennessee Valley Authority: Power for All", The New Deal Network
"12 of the Best Books & Articles about TVA," Questia Media America, Inc.
1937 Feb 23 - "Power," play by the Federal Theater Project, debut at Ritz Theater, New York, NY. Click date for complete script.
c.1942 - "TVA Program: In text and pictures from the Architectural Forum," reprinted from Architectural Forum by Director of Information, Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville. NB: "price 10 cents"
1949 - "TVA and the Grass Roots" by Philip Selznick
1969 - "Valley of Vision: The TVA Years" by Martha E. Munzer, Alfred A. Knoff, New York, pp. 199.
1986 - "TVA and the Tellico Dam" by William Bruce Wheeler & Michael J. McDonald, UT Press, Knoxville, pp. 304.
1990 - "TVA’s Public Planning: The Vision, the Reality" by Walter L. Creese, UT Press, Knoxville. ("In the first coherent, comprehensive, unbiased assessment of TVA's record, this book chronicles the defeat of the basic idea that guided the creation of this institution.")
1994 - "Prisoners of Myth: The Leadership of the Tennessee Valley Authority, 1933-1990" by Erwin C. Hargrove (Vanderbilt University), Princton University Press
2003 - "TVA Photography: Thirty years of life in the Tennessee Valley" by Patricia Bernrd Ezzell, University Press of Mississippi, Jackson, pp. 177.
2007 Jul 1 - "The Tennessee Valley Authority: Design and Persuasion" edited by Tim Culvahouse, Princeton Architectural Press, pp. 144. Click here for more info.
2007 - "The Snail Darter Case: TVA versus the Endangered Species Act" by Kenneth M Murchison, University Press of Kansas, Lawrence.
Environmental & Energy Organizations in the TVA region:Alabama Environmental Council (AEC), Birmingham, AL
American Lung Association of Tennessee (ALA)
Appalachian State University Energy Center, Boone, NC
Appalachian Voices (AV), Boone, NC
Clean Air Partnership of Middle Tennessee, Nashville, TN
Cumberland Sustainable, Crossville, TN
East Tennessee Clean Fuels Coallition (ETCFC), UT/ISEE, Knoxville, TN
End Mountain Top Removal Action & Resource Center (iLoveMountains.org), AV, Boone, NC
Energy Advisory Committee, Howard Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN
Energy & Sustainability Task Force, City of Knoxville, Knoxville, TN
Foundation for Global Sustainability (FGS), Knoxville, TN
Friends of the Clinch & Powell Rivers
Hellbender Press, Knoxville, TN
Katuah Earth First! (KEF!), Asheville, NC
Kilowatt Ours, Nashville, TN
League of Women Voters of Tennessee
Legacy Parks Foundation, Knoxville, TN
Lindquist-Environmental Appalachian Fellowship (LEAF), Church of the Savior, Knoxville, TN
Memphis Audubon Society, Memphis, TN
National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), Southeast Regional Office, Knoxville, TN
Nature Conservancy, Nashville Field Office, Nashville, TN
Recycle Nashville, Nashville, TN
Save Our Cumberland Mountains (SOCM), Lake City, TN
Sierra Club Tennessee State Chapter, Nashville, TN (+ 8 local groups)
Solar Valley Coalition (SVC), Crossville, TN
Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Knoxville, TN
Southern Appalachian Forest Coallition (SAFC), Asheville, NC
Southern Appalachian Mountain Stewards, VA
Southern Energy Network (Student Renewable Energy), c/o SACE, Knoxville, TN
Tennessee Citizens for Wilderness Planning (TCWP), Oak Ridge, TN
Tennessee Clean Water Network, Knoxville, TN
Tennessee Conservation Voters, Nashville, TN
Tennessee Environmental Council (TEC), Nashville, TN
Tennessee Environmental Education Association (TEEA), Nashville, TN
Tennessee Interfaith Power & Light, Knoxville & Nashville, TN
Tennessee Isaac Walton League, Knoxville, TN
The Alliance for Climate Protection (Al Gore), Nashville, TN (Click here for Al Gores's website.
tnriver.com: The Boaters Guide to the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers
Tennessee Solar Energy Association (TSEA), MTSU, Murfreesboro, TN
United Church of Christ Network for Environmental & Economic Responsibility
United Mountain Defense (UMD), Knoxville, TN
East Tennessee Progressive Network (ETPN), Knoxville, TN
Episcopal Peace Fellowship (EPF), St. James Episcopal Church, Knoxville, TN
Peacebuilding Institute of East Tennessee (PIET), Knoxville, TN
Oak Ridge Environmental Peace Alliance (OREPA), Oak Ridge, TN
Corporation & Government Watchdog Organizations:Goverment watchdog groups in the U.S, Wikipedia list
Center for Public Integrity, Washington, DC
Corporate Accountability International, Boston, MA, & Seattle, WA
Corporate Accountability Project
CorpWatch, Oakland, CA
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), Washington, DC
Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), Washington, DC
Nader.org (Ralph Nader), Washington, DC
National Security Archive, The George Washington University, Washington, DC
storiesthatmatter.org (Natural Resources News Service & the National Security News Service)
truthdig.com, Santa Monica, CA
Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS), Cambridge, MA
U.S. PIRG, Boston, MA - the federation of state Public Interest Research Groups (PIRG's)
Other Organizations:American Public Power Association (APPA), Washington, DC
American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), Washington, DC
Clean Air Council, Philadelphia, PA
Clean Air Task Force (CATF), Boston, MA
National Renewable Energy Marketing Conference (NREMC)
North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC), Princeton, NJ
SERC Reliability Corporation (former Southeast Electric Reliability Corporation), Charlotte, NC
Solar Electric Industries Association (SEIA), Washington, DC
Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA), Washington, DC
Big Frog Mountain, Chattanooga, TN (Thomas Tripp)
Sustainable Future, Harriman, TN (David Bolt)
Sharp Corporation, Memphis, TN (solar panel manufacturing)
Tennessee Department of Economic & Community Development, Energy Department, Nashville, TN
Tennessee Department of Environment & Conservation, Nashville, TN
Tennessee (University of), Institute for a Secure and Sustainable Environment (ISSE), Knoxville, TN
US Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, Nashville, TN
US Department of Energy in Tennessee
US Department of Energy, Bonneville Power Administration (BPA), Portland, OR
US Department of Energy, Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE), Green Power Network
US Department of Energy, Energy Information Administration (EIA)
US Department of Energy, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Golden, CO
US Department of Energy, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPS), Washington, DC
TVA Reservoirs & Power Plants
ALCOA/Taposo-APGI Hydro Projects (Calderwood, Cheoah, Chilhowee & Santeetlah)
US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Hydro Projects
Nuclear Plants in the Southeastern USA
Coal-Fired Plants in Tennessee
Coal-Fired Plants in Kentucky
Hydroelectric Plants in Tennessee
Hydroelectric Plants in Kentucky
Hydroelectric Plants in Florida & Georgia
Pumped-Storage Plants in the US
Some Interesting Statistics:
Statistic Review of World Energy 2007, BP Petroleum
World air pollution - World Bank
World greenhouse gas emissions (flowchart), World Resources Institute
Canada energy sources & end uses (flowchart) - Natural Resources Canada
UK energy sources & end uses (flowchart) - UK Department for Business Enterprise & Regulatory Reform (BERR)
US energy sources & end uses (flowchart) - Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
US greenhouse gas emissions (flowchart) - Energy Information Administration (EIA), US Department of Energy
US electric plants (100 largest) - Energy Information Administration (EIA), US Department of Energy
US nuclear power plants - Energy Information Administration (EIA), US Department of Energy
US nuclear power plant reactors - Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
US nuclear power plant reactors - International Nuclear Safety Center, Argonne National Laboratory, U.S Department of Enrgy
US installed wind energy capacity (1999-2007) -Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE), US Department of Energy
US wind energy projects - American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
State-by-state energy profiles (with state maps) - Energy Information Administration (EIA), US Department of Energy
State-by-state electricity profiles (data) - Energy Information Administration (EIA), US Department of Energy
State-by-state exposure to coal-fired power plants - Clean Air Task Force (CATF)
State-by-state air quality (maps) - Creative Methods
State-by-state green power programs - Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy (EERE), US Department of Energy
Tennessee energy profile (with Tennessee map) - Energy Information Administration (EIA), US Department of Energy
Tennessee electricity profile (data) - Energy Information Administration (EIA), US Department of Energy
Tennessee exposure to coal-fired power plants - Clean Air Task Force (CATF)
Tennessee ecoregions - Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Tennessee air quality (map) - Creative Methods
Tennessee wind energy projects - American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)
TVA Green Power Switch generation update (data for the most recent 3-month period) - Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
TVA current reservoir information - Tennessee Valley Authortiy (TVA)
TVA rain gauge data - Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)
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