Alexander Statement on Tom Kilgore’s Announced Retirement from TVA

Posted on August 16, 2012

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) today released the following statement on TVA President and CEO Tom Kilgore’s announcement that he’ll retire by the end of the year:


“Tom Kilgore is an experienced utility executive who has led TVA through challenging times. Now the TVA board's job is to find a strong manager for its nuclear plants and clean-air objectives, a manager who can ensure that TVA will continue to provide reliable electricity at a cost low enough to help create jobs in the Tennessee Valley.”