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Financial Incentives

TVA and the distributors of TVA power offer incentives to new or expanding businesses in the form of loans, grants, and waivers of security deposits ordinarily required for new power customers.

Community Development

TVA resources help Valley communities become better positioned for new business and industrial development.


Technical Services and Research

TVA engineering and design experts can help you find the best site for your business through conceptual and architectural designs for building on a particular site. We also provide research on potential suppliers and customers.

Retail Development

Retail is one of America’s largest private employers, supporting one out of four jobs. TVA helps communities organize their retail development efforts.


Rural Development

TVA Rural Development supports rural and economically distressed communities by offering various types of planning and project assistance in partnership with other agencies.

Emerging Businesses

The development of start-up and small businesses is critical to a healthy economy. TVA provides assistance through business incubators and support for woman- and minority-owned businesses.

Sustainable Development

Because quality of life is central to an area’s economic growth, it pays to develop in a way that sustains resources. A number of Valley companies are leading the way.

Renewable and Clean Energy

TVA is striving to be a leader in cleaner, low-cost energy by 2020. It's making progress on many fronts.