Name of Program:
  Certified Megasites Program – Tennessee Valley Authority (Tennessee)    Tennessee TVA

Contact:

 

Bill Adams, Target Market Specialist

Mailing Address:
  TVA Economic Development
    103 Marshall Place, Suite B

  Brandon, MS 39047
Website:
  Tennessee Valley Authority Economic Development
Email:
  bladams@tva.com
Phone:
  601-829-0293 (Office)
615-289-1835 (Cell)
Fax:
  601-829-2142
   
   
Qualified site designation:
  Certified
Geographic service area:
  TVA’s power service area covers 80,000 square miles in the southeastern United States. It includes most of Tennessee and parts of Mississippi, Alabama, Kentucky, Georgia, North Carolina, and Virginia. TVA is the largest public power provider in the United Sates and provides reliable, affordable power to large industries and 159 power distributor customers within a service area population of 8.8 million residents.
Year program created:
  2004
Number of properties/sites certified to date:
  9 (5 currently available)
Certifying Agency:
  Consultant
Industries or uses for certification:
  Industrial, primarily automotive - may be suitable for automotive assembly, automotive parts, distribution and warehousing, plastics, food processing, other large industries.
Criteria or site information required for certification:
 
  • Zoning
  • Compatible surrounding land use
  • Parcel shape and configuration
  • Size of parcel
  • Utility services available
    • Gas
    • Electric
    • Wastewater / sewer
    • Water
    • Telecom
  • Highway access
  • Airport service
  • Rail service
  • Population or workforce base
  • Environmental clearance
    • Wetlands
    • Floodplain
    • Contamination
    • Attainment
  • Other
    • 240+ point site analysis

Time required by the property owner to satisfy the above criteria:
  180 days
 
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