NPC Headliners Newsmaker: Tennessee Valley Authority President & CEO Jeff Lyash
September 18, 2019 10:00 AM
Location: Bloomberg Room
This event is open only to members of The National Press Club and credentialed press.
The Tennessee Valley Authority’s new president and CEO, Jeff Lyash, will discuss the future of energy and his vision for the nation’s largest public utility at a National Press Club Headliners event on September 18 at 10 a.m.
Coming off of his first 100 days as the new leader of the $11 billion federal corporation, Lyash will discuss TVA’s plans for generating power over the next 20 years while highlighting its leadership in the move to more carbon-free resources. According to Lyash, 60 percent of TVA’s energy will come from carbon-free resources next year, a statistic that is expected to increase to 70 percent by 2030.
Lyash will also discuss TVA’s recent investments in solar projects with partners such as Google and Facebook, and other large-scale renewable projects throughout the seven states that make up the Tennessee Valley.
The Tennessee Valley Authority was created in 1933 with the original purpose of addressing important issues in energy, environmental stewardship, and economic development.
This event will be held at 10:00 a.m. in the Bloomberg Room and is open to credentialed media and Club members free of charge, however, registration is required.
The National Press Club is located on the 13th Floor of the National Press Building at 529 14th St., NW.
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