Climate action in Knoxville: Mayor’s Climate Council and City budget
This week, the Knoxville Mayor’s Climate Council held its penultimate meeting to discuss an updated City Sustainability work plan, and Knoxville City Council passed the City budget with climate provisions.
TVA mistruths highlight need for more oversight over unregulated monopoly power company
TVA CEO Jeff Lyash's mistruths stated recently on TV highlight the need for independent oversight of TVA so that customers are not harmed by the unregulated, federal monopoly treating fantasies as truth.
Is this our generation's moonshot moment? This Earth Month has seen growing momentum for climate action
This blog was co-written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.
Memphis City Council Adopts Climate Action Plan
Memphis City Council adopted goals to reduce City and County climate pollution by 51% below 2016 levels by 2035, and 71% by 2050.
SACE and Allies Urge Congress to Pass Legislation Requiring 100% Clean Electricity in the United States by 2035
Fully decarbonizing the power sector, along with electrification, would reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 70-80%, helping fulfill our commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement while simultaneously creating millions of jobs, cleaning…
Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: Every Year Matters and Every Choice Matters
Several electric utilities in the region have set long-term goals to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions...but will it be too little too late? To answer this question, SACE has analyzed historical data…
A summary of the climate-related funding proposals in the American Jobs Plan
This blog post was written by Brady Watson, former Civic Engagement Coordinator for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. As we mentioned in our blog post a few weeks back, the American…
Stakeholders request FERC hold Technical Conference on Southeast market issues
One thing has become clear from the various comments submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on the Southeast Energy Exchange Market or SEEM: there is a strong desire for FERC…
A Bold Plan to Build Back Better with Clean Energy Jobs & Infrastructure
This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.
Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Chattanooga Mayoral Candidate Kim White
In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Kim White, candidate running for Mayor in the Chattanooga runoff election. Also in this series we profile Tim Kelly, the other candidate…