Valley Sustainable Communities

What does it mean to be a Valley Sustainable Community? It means meeting a triple bottom line: healthy environment, thriving community and economic prosperity.

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Valley States Among Top 10 with Site Selectors

TVA’s Senior Vice President of Economic Development John Bradley explains why site selectors rank Tennessee Valley states among the top 10 best for doing business.

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Economic Development's Big Success Story

Tennessee Valley Authority Economic Development programs helped attract and retain more than 76,200 jobs and stimulated more than $7.8 billion in business investments in the Tennessee Valley region in fiscal year 2015.

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About TVA Economic Development

TVA Economic Development serves the seven states that make up the TVA service area—almost all of Tennessee and parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina, Virginia and Kentucky. Through our partnerships with other economic development organizations, we help foster capital investment and job growth in the area. Site Selection magazine has named the TVA one of the top 10 utilities in economic development for the tenth straight year.


TVA Economic Development works to attract new companies, which results in more jobs and investments in the Valley, and to engage existing businesses and industries to help them grow in a sustainable way. We are committed to serving our communities and corporate citizens to help them achieve lasting success in our dynamic, prosperous region. Working in concert with our partners—regional, state and community organizations—we offer site selection services, incentives, research and technical assistance to help companies locate, stay and expand existing operations in the Tennessee Valley.

Together, we help the region create opportunities that make life better for the people in the Valley.

Tennessee Valley Snapshot

TVAsites is a search tool that allows businesses and site selectors to search available sites throughout the TVA service region based criteria including infrastructure, demographics, industrial comparisons, type of site needed, quick-turn availability, workforce education and more.  

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Attract New Business

Finding locations for business and industry in the Tennessee Valley. Find your new home.

Engage Business + Industry

Nurturing communities and businesses for long-term economic prosperity. Learn more.

Serve: Teamwork with Partners

Partnerships throughout the region help us create incentive packages that work. Get information now.

Our Team

At TVA Economic Development, we have an array of specialists to help meet your needs. Meet the team.


Economic Development News

Toledo Molding & Die Location

Toledo Molding & Die Inc., a global full-service automotive supplier of air and fluid management systems, announced plans to build a new manufacturing facility in Fayetteville, Tenn.

Nippon Steel and Sumikin Materials USA Plans New Facility

Nippon Steel and Sumikin Materials USA Inc.,  the second largest steel making company in the world, announced plans to locate a new manufacturing facility in Lincoln County, Tenn. The company will manufacture metal substrate for the automotive industry.

Advance Auto Parts Location

Advance Auto Parts, a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider, announced plans to locate a distribution center in Rutherford County, Tenn. This new facility will serve the company’s stores in the southeast U.S., creating 200 new jobs and investing $24.5 million in the area.

Second Valley Location for Google

Google, a leading innovative global technology company, has announced plans to locate its newest data center site in Clarksville, Tenn. Located on one of TVA’s Certified Megasites, this will be Google’s 15th data center site worldwide, and the second in TVA’s service territory. TVA is the only utility company in the world to serve two of the company’s data center sites. Creating 70 new jobs and investing $600 million, the site will be powered 100 percent by renewable energy and will be a directly served customer of TVA.

hago Automotive Corp. Investment

hago Automotive Corp., an international sheet metal and stamp automotive parts producer, announced plans to create 80 new jobs and invest $10 million in capital investment in Iuka, Miss.