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Let AVI represent your interests!

AVI represents your interests as a commercial / industrial power customer in regular meetings with TVA and TVPPA.

Associated Valley Industries (AVI) is a non-profit organization of approximately 68 companies (Industrial, Commercial, & Institutional) within the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) service area with approximately 107 locations that are served by TVA’s local power distributors.

AVI’s purpose is to work with all utilities to insure the lowest possible cost at a high reliability of service.

Membership is open to all companies (Industrial, Commercial, & Institutional) in the Tennessee Valley area that is served by TVA thru a local power distributor. TVA serves the state of Tennessee and parts of Kentucky, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Mississippi. See the TVA link for further information on TVA.

AVI has 4 scheduled meetings per year, including one annual meeting in late April. The 3 regular meetings are one day meetings, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. The annual meeting is a two day meeting. All meetings are held in the TVA served area with most in Nashville, which is the most central location. Regular meetings are normally held on the second Friday in February, August, and November. The TVA Distributor and TVA representatives participate in all meetings.

AVI has a one day seminar on utility related issues in conjunction with the November meeting. This seminar is educational, tours of TVA facilities, or other utility issues that will benefit our members.

AVI has established productive relationships with the local power distributors, TVA, natural gas companies, regulatory agencies, and other government agencies.