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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…

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What do the 2016 election results mean for energy efficiency?

This guest post was authored by Steven Nadel, Executive Director of the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) and was originally published on ACEEE's blog here.  Now that the hard-fought…

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The Local Power Company of the Future?! Chattanooga's EPB Lights the Way for Others

Imagine a world where your local power company calls you and tells you they've identified a potential problem with your home that is causing you to have unnecessarily high utility bills. Imagine…

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Education, trust and data combine to help Empower Chattanooga lower power bills for low-income families

Their mission is simple: teaching low-income residents low- and no-cost ways to reduce their power bills, something that has a direct impact on quality of life. Since launching in April 2015, the…

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Spotlight Shines on Extreme Energy Burdens in Memphis

This past week, national experts from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) traveled from Washington, D.C. to Memphis, TN to help shine a spotlight on the extreme energy burdens many…