Tennessee Valley Authority

TVA Economic Development works with federal, regional, state, and local organizations such as chambers of commerce to promote job creation and retention and capital investment in the Tennessee Valley area.


Valley Investment Initiative

The Valley Investment Initiative offers incentives to existing and potential power customers in certain business sectors that make long-term commitments to invest in the Tennessee Valley.

Economic Development Funds

Economic Development Funds are available to help manufacturing companies and local nonprofit economic development organizations with the construction or expansion of facilities or the development of publicly owned sites or buildings.

Deposit Assurance Program

The Deposit Assurance Program allows qualifying businesses to waive electric utility deposits for a limited term. The application process is easy and quick.

Special Opportunities Counties Fund

The Special Opportunities Counties Fund provides economically distressed counties with loans for buildings, equipment and industrial parks.

Energy Efficiency Loans

Energy efficiency loans are available from Pathway Lending, a partner organization that provides Tennessee businesses with loans for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects at below-market rates.