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"Energy Efficiency in the Southeast" 2019 Annual Report

SACE’s "Energy Efficiency in the Southeast" 2019 report shows that Southeastern states and utilities continue to rely on expensive, outdated, carbon polluting fossil fuel power plants while underinvesting in abundant low-cost efficiency…

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Florida PSC Holds the Line on Energy Efficiency

In a positive step, the Florida Public Service Commission rejected its staff recommendation to approve the utilities' proposed energy savings goals of zero, or near zero. Instead, the Commission voted 4-1 to maintain…

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Florida at the Bottom? Governor DeSantis, Don’t Let This Happen...

Florida PSC staff has recommended zero, or near zero, goals for cutting energy waste. IF the goals are approved by the PSC, Florida would cement its place at the bottom in helping…

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The fate of efficiency programs for over 6 million Florida families hangs in the balance

Florida is set to establish energy efficiency goals for he state’s biggest power companies. This is a once in a five-year opportunity to reset and improve Florida's embarrassingly low energy efficiency performance…

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Energy Efficiency: Codes and Standards and Programs, oh my!

If codes and standards are making us more efficient, do utilities need to continue to invest in energy efficiency? Yes! Read on to see why.

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Florida Efficiency Hearing Recap - Time to Evolve on Setting Goals

The hearing established that Florida is the only state that uses archaic methodologies in setting energy efficiency goals. No wonder we are almost at the bottom of state rankings on capturing energy…

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It Takes a Village: Memphians in the Fight Against Energy Burden

This post is the first in a series celebrating accomplishments of all the amazing people supporting Renew TN since the campaign began a year ago. Renew TN aims to reduce energy bill…

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There They Go Again in Florida, Abandoning Customers Who Want To Lower Bills

Florida’s biggest power companies were successful in gutting state energy savings goals in 2014 – this time - many of them are determined to bury the goals once and for all. That…

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When was your car's last tune up? Maintaining vehicles is better for efficiency

Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, contributed to this blog.

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Knoxville heats up: City Council takes KUB to task over rising fixed fees

Things got heated at the Knoxville City Council meeting Tuesday night, as Knoxville decision-makers showed they are listening to constituents, and question the Knoxville Utilities Board's (KUB) high mandatory fixed fees on…