In response to sideviews, the following is quoted from TVA's 2010 news releases.
"In accordance with the TVA Act, TVA pays in lieu of taxes payments to eight states and 144 local governments where it conducts business or holds power-related assets. The payments are based on power sales revenue from the previous year and the book value of TVA-owned power property in each state."
Here are the payments by state:
North Carolina 2,889,121
To review the entire statement: