Joint Economic & Community Development Board - TVA Contributes to Area Economic Development

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Tennessee Valley Authority

The TVA region offers a competitive business environment with business location and expansions services and benefits that include:


  • Site Selection Assistance
  • Regional, state and community government liaisons
  • Site and building tours
  • Site planning, including renderings and 3D-video modeling
  • Market research
  • Grant/loan funding resources
  • Target industry specialists
  • Energy Consultation



  • Strategic central location—within 500 miles of 75% of U.S. markets
  • Competitively priced electric power
  • Electric transmission reliability: 99.999% every year since 2000
  • Available certified sites and extensive database of land and buildings
  • Diverse supply mix includes nuclear, fossil, hydro, combustion turbines and renewable
  • Aggressive state incentives
  • Ample supply of well-educated workers from 83 four-year colleges and universities and numerous community colleges in the region
  • Strong transportation network
  • Robust telecommunications connectivity, including long-haul fiber optic from multiple carriers
  • Abundant water resources
  • Low business and personal taxes
  • Desirable Quality of Life with abundant recreational and cultural opportunities


Contact Info:

Aaron Stewart, CEcD, EDFP
Regional Development Specialist, TVA Economic Development
P.O. Box 292409
Nashville, TN 37229-2409
Office Phone 615-232-6008
Cell Phone 615-238-1997
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City of Waynesboro, Tennessee
P.O. Box 471
122 Public Square East
Waynesboro, TN 38485
(931) 722-5458
(931) 722-9109