Where are they now: Former TVA chairman David Freeman reflects on power industry and turning 90

S. David Freeman became known for his signature cowboy hats after a dermatologist told him to cover his head. Freeman, former chairman of the TVA board, lives in Washington, D.C., and just turned 90.“S. David Freeman left Knoxville nearly three decades ago as TVA chairman to run power systems elsewhere and help California solve electricity blackouts. Now he lives in a condo in Washington, D.C., in order to spend time with his family living in the area…
Freeman turned 90 in January and went to Los Angeles with family members two weeks ago for a big party, he said…
He recently co-authored a book with Leah Y. Parks, a journalist in the electricity industry, called “All-Electric America.” The authors say the book makes the case that an all-electric, all-renewable society by 2050 is both necessary and achievable”.

 
Georgiana Vines thumbnailInterview by Georgiana Vines of the Knoxville News Sentinel.
Read the full interview at the Knoxville News Sentinel website.

 

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