CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (AP) - The Tennessee Valley Authority on Friday will release its final plan for meeting power needs in the next two decades.
A draft assessment suggests the plans will likely include more nuclear power production and less reliance on coal.
The draft plan, released in September, said more coal-fired units could be idled and nuclear units may be added as early as 2018.
The plan will next go before the TVA board.
TVA, the country's largest public utility, supplies power to about 9 million people in Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Kentucky, Georgia, North Carolina and Virginia.
Copyright 2011 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
A Bradley County Deputy was involved in a shooting early this morning.
900 Whitehall Road
Chattanooga, TN 37405
WRCB Jobs EEO | FCC Public Files