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Will the Florida PSC Take This Opportunity to Reform Outdated Efficiency Practices?

The Florida PSC could miss a unique opportunity to modernize its outdated practices for setting energy efficiency goals. The outcome of the current rulemaking process is of critical importance for families, businesses,…

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2019 Rankings: High usage contributes to high electricity bills in Southeast

Last month, October, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released another year of utility-reported electricity data. The latest annual data is for the calendar year of 2019. Looking at the EIA's tabulation…

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Time for Florida to Join the 21st Century on Energy Efficiency

The Florida Public Service Commission's practices for setting energy efficiency goals date back to the early '90's. The practices are so bad that no other states rely on them for setting goals.…

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Florida Public Service Commission Approves Expanded Low-Income Efficiency Programs

On July 7, the Florida Public Service Commission rejected its own staff's recommendation, which would have blocked implementation of new and improved efficiency programs. The Commission also opened a rulemaking docket to…

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Florida PSC Staff Recommendation on Efficiency Raises Alarm and Questions

Why is the Staff at the Florida Public Service Commission recommending cutting back energy efficiency programs at a time when so many families are struggling to pay already-high power bills?

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JEA needs new plan for energy efficiency

JEA needs new energy efficiency plan to help low-income families.

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A Clear Divide Between Florida Utilities on Energy Efficiency

Despite having among the nation’s highest monthly residential electric bills, Florida’s utilities consistently block efforts to increase efficiency savings goals that reduce customer energy bills. But a look at their 2019 performance reports…

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Knoxville City Council on Climate and Energy: Tommy Smith

This is the fifth in a series of blog posts by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) where we conducted interviews with Knoxville City Councilmembers about climate and energy issues impacting…

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How Much Money Could Memphis Save if MLGW Leaves TVA?

Expert reports have shown MLGW could save hundreds of millions of dollars a year if they left TVA. Those savings could lead to more local jobs and money kept in Memphians pockets.

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Knoxville City Council on Climate and Energy: Lauren Rider

This is the second in a series of blog posts by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) where we conducted interviews with Knoxville City Councilmembers about climate and energy issues impacting…