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MLK 50: Our First Family March in Memphis with NAACP

It is hard to describe what I felt in Memphis, TN on April 4th, 2018. This date marked the 50th anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. To start,…

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Write A Letter to the Editor To Protect Florida’s Shores from Drilling

The Florida Constitution Revision Commission (CRC)'s oil drilling ban in state waters is up for a final vote in the full commission next week! It has a new proposal number (6004) and has been…

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Guest Blog: New Role for Forest Bradley-Wright in the Southeast Region

This is a guest blog originally posted here by the Alliance for Affordable Energy. Since joining the Alliance for Affordable Energy in 2005, Forest Bradley-Wright has been a tireless force working to…

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How will TVA's Grid Access Charge Affect Your Rates?

TVA has done it again. They've misled the public on a key economic decision. TVA has proposed a discriminatory rate structure change and is hiding its real intent in a desperate measure to limit…

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Can Southern Company really eliminate its carbon pollution?

Southern Company's CEO Tom Fanning made a bold statement yesterday, announcing that the company he leads is now working to "take down carbon emissions to zero." Speaking at the Bloomberg Global Energy…

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The Heavy Hand of FPL Changes Law; Preempting Local Governments

Money in politics typically never leads to good outcomes for utility customers. Case in point: a bill recently signed into law by Governor Scott helps power companies - in particular FPL - build…

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Damning Report by Inspector General Exposes the Truth About TVA's Luxury Jet

After watchdog groups raised questions about the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) purchase of seemingly unnecessary and exorbitant aircraft, TVA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) released a report summarizing its own audit of…

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Where Does the Florida PSC Stand on Expanding Rooftop Solar?

Where does the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) stand on expanding the benefits of rooftop solar to more Floridians? The 5-member commission, appointed by Governor Scott, failed to approve a proposed solar…

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Guest Blog: Everyday Climate Vulnerability in Places like Memphis

This is a guest blog written by Shelley Poticha with NRDC. To read the original post, click here. Big storms like Harvey in Houston and Katrina in New Orleans garner weeks of…

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Women DRIVING Electric Transportation: Lisa Poger

This blog is the first in a series called Women in EVs - celebrating women leading on the development and adoption of electric vehicles. Other blogs in this series can be found…