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Privatization and TVA’s Clean Energy Challenge

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) recently dodged consideration by the Obama Administration to shed the federal government’s role in its ownership. Because of worries that TVA’s bond debt could exceed its $30 billion statutory cap and thus impact the federal debt, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) had suggested severing federal ties with the […]

New Report: Impacts of Privatizing the TVA

On June 5, 2015, the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), a Washington, DC-based think-tank, released If Ain’t Broke, Don’t’ Fix It, Potential Impacts of Privatizing the Tennessee Valley Authority, a briefing paper by High Road Strategies (HRS) principal Dr. Joel S. Yudken. The report argues against privatizing the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), and shows the benefits […]