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Smart, Prosperous and Resilient? Memphis Named as 1 of 6 Sites for New Climate, Health and Racial Equity Initiative

High energy burdens, sub-standard housing, pervasive poverty, poor public transportation access, poor access to health care and food deserts are all too common in North Memphis. Large community re-development projects in Memphis…

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Jumbo’s Green Side: Sustainability at Tufts University

In this blog series, SACE staff evaluate college and university campuses investing in clean energy and sustainable practices. To read other posts in the series, go here. Ivy-covered walls and tree-lined campuses are…

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Energy Efficiency Scores Big at Super Bowl LI, But the New Falcons Stadium Will Raise the Bar

With Super Bowl LI fast approaching, viewing parties being planned and betting pools circulating around the office, of course the first thing we are all thinking about is energy efficiency! Just kidding.…

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Gulf Power Customers Face Unprecedented Fee Increase

About every four years, Florida’s biggest power companies come to the Florida Public Service Commission asking for a rate hike. We’ve come to expect it. However, Gulf Power’s current proposed rate hike…

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DIY Energy Efficiency - Solar Powered Attic Fans

This is a guest post written by Jonathan Cranos, Florida resident. If you are trying to make a positive impact on the environment without having to make a huge monetary investment, here is…

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Success! Memphis City Council Votes to Help Lift Extreme Energy Burden

UPDATE: On February 22, the MLGW Board voted unanimously to change the Share the Pennies program to automatically enroll all customers, while offering all customers the ability to opt out. Customers will…

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Reducing the Energy Burden in the Southeast: Tackling Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Housing

When temperatures drop in the Southeast – as occurred this past week – many residents turn up their thermostat to stay warm and comfortable. Unfortunately, this is not a luxury that all…

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Join Us at the Energy Justice Town Hall on Jan. 12th!

  SACE staff and several Memphis allies invite you to attend our Energy Justice Town Hall to learn why Memphians have the highest energy burdens in the country - and share your…

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Massive Rate Increase Lands FPL On Naughty List

SACE Florida Director Susan Glickman also contributed to this post. Christmas may be 25 days away, but it came early for the state’s biggest power company, Florida Power and Light (FPL). Following the…

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TVA: The Time to Contract for Clean Line's Wind Power is Now

The time to contract for low cost wind power is now. One of the largest renewable energy projects our region has seen will bring huge amounts of cheap wind energy to the…