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Georgia Power Has Failed to Achieve (or Pursue) Higher Efficiency Savings

Integrated Resource Planning is meant to find the least cost, most reliable, and least risky resources to meet customers' future energy needs. Unfortunately, Georgia Power sidelined energy efficiency in its most recent…

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Turning Point for Efficiency at Dominion Energy South Carolina

Efficiency savings at Dominion SC barely reach the regional average, falling far short of both the company's own program targets and national peers. But new resource planning requirements and greater Commission oversight…

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With Weak Efficiency Policies, It's A Challenging Path to Decarbonization in the Southeast

Eliminating energy waste is the most direct way to reduce carbon emissions. But utilities won't do it at scale unless regulators build strong policy foundations to grow energy efficiency in the Southeast.

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SACE’s Fourth Annual “Energy Efficiency in the Southeast” Report: Efficiency Key to Decarbonization

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, efficiency performance in the Southeast fell substantially in 2020. Utility commitments to decarbonize will fall short without substantially more energy efficiency and clear plans to…

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TVA's Response to Congressional Oversight Inquiry is Inadequate and Misleading

TVA's response to the House Energy & Commerce Committee's oversight inquiry includes many outdated, misleading, and incomplete claims. We break down what is fact and what is fiction.

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Efficiency Jobs Top All Others in Clean Energy – By A Lot!

The surprising fact is energy efficiency employs more than 2 million workers, which is over four times more jobs than solar, wind, coal, and fossil gas combined.

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FPL’s Holiday Surprise: $810 Million Bill Increase for Families to Pay for Fossil Gas

On December 7, the PSC should reject FPL’s request to increase customers' bills an additional $810 million to recover costs for fossil gas price hikes to run its power plants, unless it…

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Floridians need bolder, faster action on energy efficiency

We can all agree that it makes sense to use energy smarter. Energy efficiency is the prime example: it's the smartest way to meet our energy needs by cutting energy waste, saving…

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Report: Achieving 100% Clean Electricity in the Southeast

SACE analysis demonstrates that achieving 100% clean electricity by 2035 in the Southeast is possible. We have options, and the time to start is now.

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A summary of the climate-related funding proposals in the American Jobs Plan

As we mentioned in our blog post a few weeks back, the American Jobs Plan introduced by President Biden contains a variety of climate and clean energy-related funding and programs which would…