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VW settlement funds spark string of North Carolina electrification projects

This blog was written by Michelle Allen, Political Affairs Program Coordinator for the Environmental Defense Fund. It originally appeared on the EDF blog, Energy Exchange, on July 30, 2020 and is reprinted…

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SunBlockers: 'Solar in the Southeast' Annual Report (Part 5)

Who are the laggards, the "SunBlockers" from this year's Solar in the Southeast annual report? Spoiler alert: they are all repeat offenders.

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Summer Reflections from SACE’s Policy Intern

This blog was written by Suzanne Hollis, a rising junior at the University of North Carolina studying environmental science quantitative energy systems and physics. Suzanne is from Atlanta, Georgia, and is a…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Daniel Blackman

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Daniel Blackman, Democratic candidate running for District 4 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Lauren "Bubba" McDonald,…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Lauren “Bubba” McDonald

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Lauren "Bubba" McDonald, the Republican candidate running for District 4 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Daniel…

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The Knoxville Utility Board, Community Advocacy, and Good Trouble

In June, ‘ACT on KUB’ was launched by a grassroots coalition comprised of eight Knoxville-based nonprofits, multiple elected officials, and candidates for office in East Tennessee in support of a proposal to…

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Knoxville Climate Council Transportation Meeting focuses on equity, presents solutions

On July 14, the Knoxville Mayor’s Climate Council convened for its second meeting to discuss transportation-related strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The purpose of the Climate Council is to develop a plan…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Robert Bryant

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Robert Bryant, the Democratic candidate for District 1 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Jason Shaw, the…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Jason Shaw

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Jason Shaw, the Republican candidate running for District 1 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Robert Bryant, the…

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What Endorsers of the 'ACT on KUB' Amendment are Saying

On Tuesday, July 28, Knoxville’s City Councilmembers will take the first steps in either forwarding or stalling the ACT on KUB amendment to the City Charter to bring more Accountability, Cost-Savings, and…