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FERC gives SEEM utilities opportunity to put the "M" in SEEM

A contingency of large electric utilities across the Southeast has proposed to form the Southeast Energy Exchange Market or SEEM. While the title suggests the creation of a competitive energy market, the…

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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. 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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…

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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…

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A summary of the climate-related funding proposals in the American Jobs Plan

As we mentioned in our blog post a few weeks back, the American Jobs Plan introduced by President Biden contains a variety of climate and clean energy-related funding and programs which would…

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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…

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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.