Business & Industry > Carbon Reduction

Reducing your carbon emissions.

We’re making it easier for our industry partners to reduce carbon emissions and achieve corporate sustainability goals. We’re also helping small businesses make energy-wise decisions that help the environment. Together, we can make our region cleaner and safer for the people who live and work here.

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Helping you achieve your sustainability goals.

In partnership with local power companies, we’re providing the guidance and tools businesses need to lower emissions.


Why is electrification beneficial? Because electricity is increasingly produced from low-carbon sources such as wind, hydro, biogas and solar, it’s cleaner than ever before. Switching from technologies that require fossil fuels to those that use electricity improves sustainability, lowers harmful carbon emissions and helps your company save money in the long run.


We have some good news: making sure that your systems are operating at peak efficiency is easier than you think. Our contractor partners are energy efficiency experts and they’re ready to help you find the best ways to achieve your energy goals. Saving energy is good for your business — and the environment.

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ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager®

The first step to saving energy is benchmarking. This interactive tool helps you compare your building’s energy use to similar buildings nationwide.


From 50001 Ready, which provides self-paced guidance for facilities to establish a strategic energy management system, to LEED certification tracking, EnergyRight helps businesses and industries in the Valley stay on top of the latest energy-savings technologies and business systems.

Additional carbon reduction resources.

As an innovation leader, we’re helping businesses save money and achieve their sustainability goals.

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Valuable incentives for your specific needs.

When your business is ready for big changes and even bigger savings, TVA EnergyRight’s custom incentives give you the flexibility to make the energy improvements that are best for your facility. Incentives are offered at a rate of up to $0.10 per annual kWh achieved with the efficiency improvement when installing electric technologies. We’re also offering incentives on LED lights, electric forklifts, HVAC systems, UVGI, and thermal ice storage.

Business & Industry resources.

We’re here for you. Together we can do great things.