TVA Board Approves New Electric Rate to Recruit Data Centers

TVA Board Approves New Electric Rate to Recruit Data Centers

The TVA Board today approved a new rate classification for data centers and similar businesses that wish to locate in the Tennessee Valley.

For additional information about this or other TVA economic development programs, please visit or contact a person at 615.232.6225 or

Hickman County, Tennessee is right in the middle of the TVA region and has sites that might fit your data center needs. We have an available workforce with a rural work ethic with two technology training centers, two community colleges, and two universities within a 45 minute drive time area.

About Daryl Phillips, CEcD

I am a professional economic developer. I presently work for communities and companies in developing and implementing workforce and economic development solutions as CEO of Phillips Economic Development Solutions (Phi EDS). Prior to September 2017, I was the economic development professional who served a community team of elected officials, business people, community leaders and dedicated stakeholders for economic development in Cheatham County, Tennessee (pop. 39,880) and its four towns. During my five-year tenure, I served the team as Cheatham County grew over 1,700 jobs, turned around population declines at the start of this decade into healthy population growth, increased tourism expenditures 20.3% and local tax revenue from tourism 25.4%, grew sales tax revenue 36%, focused on developing the local workforce and was recognized by SmartAsset as having the 9th highest Incoming Investment Index of all the 95 counties in Tennessee. I am a member of International Economic Development Council, Southern Economic Development Council, Tennessee Economic Development Council and International Council of Shopping Centers. I have earned the designation of Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) from International Economic Development Council (IEDC), the Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP) certification from National Development Council and hold a Master of Business Administration from Tennessee Technological University.
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