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Tag: TVA

Solar farm Alabama News
'It’s politically driven with taxpayer dollars' — Lawmakers, residents concerned about proposed solar panels on Lawrence County farmland

Residents and representatives of Lawrence County are expressing concern over a proposed large-scale solar farm planned to cover thousands of acres of existing farmland.

Electrical power transmission lines businessinsider co za Alabama News
TVA ready for weekend heatwave, says rolling blackouts unlikely — 'We've been preparing'

As Alabamians struggle to stay cool this weekend, some are concerned the increased energy demand on the power grid could lead to a repeat of the rolling blackouts seen last Christmas during Winter Storm Elliot.

Dale Strong Alabama News
U.S. Rep. Strong 'skeptical' of north Alabama power grid since last winter blackouts; Asks TVA to be ready for summer heat

U.S. Rep. Dale Strong (R-Huntsville) is helping Alabamians beat the heat this summer by ensuring the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is ready for the extra load on the power grid.

Bellefonte aerial Alabama News
Dale Strong, Mo Brooks blast TVA for north Alabama rolling blackouts; Cite green energy push, abandonment of Bellefonte nuclear plant for shortcomings

As a cold front brought subfreezing temperatures to much of the country over the past Christmas weekend, the TVA broke from its 90-year history and, for the first time, instituted rolling blackouts and cut the power to thousands of customers, including in north Alabama, to lessen the burden of the unexpected increase in demand.