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Is this our generation's moonshot moment? This Earth Month has seen growing momentum for climate action

People have begun to ask: is this our generation's moonshot moment – our time to apply our motivation, energies, and skills to tackle climate change using clean technology solutions?

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Updated Electrify the South Toolkit and Website Help Local Governments Accelerate Electric Vehicle Adoption

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy’s Electrify the South Electrify Vehicle Policy Toolkit and website get a 2021 refresh with loads of new content.

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Solar Choice Metering: A Better Way (Duke vs. Dominion)

South Carolina's Energy Freedom Act requires the Public Service Commission to establish a "solar choice metering tariff" for customer-generators (e.g., rooftop solar customers). Customers seem overwhelmingly opposed to the Dominion proposal. On…

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Memphian Rep. Steve Cohen introduces bill to improve coal ash clean up

U.S. Representative Steve Cohen (D-Memphis) earlier this month introduced legislation called the “Ensuring the Safe Disposal of Coal Ash Act” to strengthen the regulations surrounding coal ash clean up. Shortly after the…

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Memphis City Council delays vote on pipeline ordinance 

Pearl Eva Walker also contributed to this blog post. She is a Memphis resident who works on our Memphis Has the Power campaign. Community opposition in Memphis to the proposed Byhalia Connection Pipeline, which…

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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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EVs Can Drive Down Offshore Oil

On the 11th anniversary of the tragic Deepwater Horizon explosion, SACE reexamines how we can move on past the threats of offshore drilling into a clean energy economy with electric vehicles.

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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…