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Protect Our Environment, Protect NEPA

The Trump administration recently moved to significantly undercut the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) and roll back this necessary environmental protection. Submit a comment now to protect NEPA, and protect our environment. …

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Hats Off to the Florida Public Service Commission for Approving the Nation's Largest Community Solar Program

The innovative SolarTogether program will bring nearly 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of solar along with $1.8 billion of investment and an estimated 4,000 solar jobs to Florida over the next two years.

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Efficiency in Mississippi: Utilities Can Do More, Customers Deserve No Less

Mississippi has kicked off its first foray into integrated resource planning, but key questions remain for the future of energy efficiency. With the highest poverty rate in the nation and among the…

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Florida Power and Light’s Solar Together Program Deserves Approval

Customers in the Sunshine State want clean, low-cost solar power. Utility regulators must adapt to the changing times and not be afraid to embrace innovation. SolarTogether deserves approval by the Florida Public…

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Duke Energy Carolinas Rate Case Update: Beyond the Coal Ash Issue

Duke Energy Carolinas, in its current rate structures and its proposed rate case, is out of touch with the needs of its residential customers. Technical testimony backs up what many residents have…

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Santee Cooper ownership might change hands: Five things that surprised us in the report

The fate of South Carolina’s state-owned utility Santee Cooper came more into focus last week as a key report detailed several potential future scenarios for the utility. Read on to see how…

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Knoxville Community Organizations Ask the City to “Show Some Love” for Clean Energy in Annual Budget

In August of 2019, the City of Knoxville passed city and community-wide carbon reduction goals. Last week, local groups gathered the day before the City's annual budget retreat, to urge leaders to…

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Southeast Primary Voter Registration Deadlines - Don't Get Caught Unregistered in 2020

It's an election year and with primary voter registration deadlines fast approaching, we breakdown some key dates across the region to make sure the Southeast is ready to vote for clean energy…

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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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SACE expresses "cautious optimism" with recent South Carolina PSC decision on solar

Last week, the South Carolina Public Service Commission (SC PSC) accepted petitions by SACE and other parties to reconsider and rehear key aspects of their decision from last year that would have…