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JEA's efficiency plan needs more savings for low-income customers and the return of its missing programs

JEA can improve its underachieving energy efficiency plan by delivering more ambitious savings for low-income customers and adding back the missing programs that led to far higher savings at the utility over…

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Knoxville City Council on Climate and Energy: Seema Singh

This is the first 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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OUC's Proposed Energy Efficiency Program Abandons Low-Income Customers

OUC's low income program is projected to reach less than 1% of eligible customers. Energy savings for Orlando's families must be part of the City's clean energy plan.

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Keep Your Utility Bills Down While Keeping Your Family Safe

This guest blog written by Mississippi Public Service Commissioner Brent Bailey highlights ways to keep your family safe and be more energy efficient during COVID-19.

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Analysis: Overall Southeast Utilities Have More Summer Peak Hours, Some Are “Winter Peaking”

Overall electric demand is flat in the Southeast, but what is happening with peak demand? Does your favorite utility peak in the winter or summer? What difference does it make? Find out…

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Why the Census Matters for Clean Energy Advocates

Accurate population counts are essential to the future of crucial energy efficiency and energy assistance programs, as well as essential to what energy advocates know about the connection between how people use…

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Economic Stimulus Package: An Opportunity to Protect Americans from Coronavirus Impacts AND Protect Clean Energy Jobs

Because Congress is considering a third coronavirus aid package, specifically focused on economic stimulus in addition to the billions already allocated as part of a major coronavirus emergency aid package for healthcare…

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Just How Unaffordable Is Energy in Memphis?

Memphis has the most unaffordable energy of any major metro area in the nation.  You may have heard about the energy affordability crisis in Memphis. Perhaps the most authoritative resource on energy…

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Southeast Utilities Falling Behind: ACEEE Efficiency Scorecard Confirms What SACE Already Knew. Nowhere to Go But Up!

The efficiency performance of most major utilities in the Southeast lags far behind the rest of the nation in ACEEE's 2020 Utility Energy Efficiency Scorecard. The publication reinforces key findings from SACE's…

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Energy Burden Relief: Now More Critical Than Ever

The coronavirus pandemic is already profoundly affecting our everyday lives and our sense of security - with significant economic impacts. No family should ever have to choose between paying an electric bill and…