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Climate Leadership and Listening Sessions in the Old North State

Workshops and listening sessions are in full swing around the Old North State as state agencies solicit input and feedback from a wide range of stakeholders in an effort to turn a brief executive order into a robust clean energy plan for North Carolina.

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Advocates packed the room and delivered 2,500 #FreezeTheFees Petitions to KUB Board

If you live in Knoxville and you've been driving around town, you may have noticed some interesting billboards asking KUB to Freeze the Fees. But what's that all about? It's about KUB's…

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Florida Power & Light Drags State to Bottom of Efficiency Rankings

FPL's resistance to utility energy efficiency isolates the company from their corporate peers and dragged Florida down to the bottom of state rankings.

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Hey KUB, Do You Hear Your Customers Yet?

KUB customers are paying $19 a month before they even flip on a light switch. In 2010, monthly fixed fees were $6. Since then, fees have tripled! These are some of their stories.

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Does Georgia Power Plan to Increase Its Financially Successful Energy Efficiency Programs?

Georgia Power reported a whopping 6-to-1 savings ratio for every dollar spent on energy efficiency, but the company trails far behind regional leaders and the national average on the relative size and impact of their programs.

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North Carolina and Duke Energy Far Ahead of Southeast in Energy Efficiency

North Carolina is the only Southeastern state to surpass the national average for utility annual efficiency savings and Duke Energy Carolinas finally cleared the 1% energy savings mark.  

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SCE&G at the Crossroads for Energy Efficiency

What might have happened if SCE&G and South Carolina's political leadership had invested in energy efficiency, rather than the V.C. Summer nuclear plant? Will they now heed the lesson and embrace efficiency, the proven least-cost energy resource?

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No More KU-BS, Freeze the Fees!

Temperatures are falling in East Tennessee, but what Knoxville Utility Board (KUB) customers would really like to “chill” are their monthly electric bills. As the temps have dropped, bills have gone up,…

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Putting a Face on Energy Burden in Memphis

MEMPHIS: THE HOME OF ENERGY BURDEN Last Week, Old Man Winter rolled into the home of the blues. He brought in cold arctic air, dramatically dropping temperatures, and rising power bills, especially…

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How Does YOUR Utility Stack Up when it comes to Energy Efficiency?

SACE is pleased to release our 2018 energy efficiency report. In 2017, utility-administered efficiency programs in the Southeast eliminated 2,375 GWh of energy waste, cut CO2 emissions by over 1 million tons, and achieved 11,206 MW of peak energy-saving capacity. Duke Energy is the 2017 regional leader, responsible for over half of those savings (1,260 GWh).