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Take Action to Ensure Utilities Suspend Disconnections + Recommended Resources and Reading Roundup While Practicing Social Distancing During COVID-19

Millions of people are facing unprecedented hardship as the COVID-19 coronavirus takes its toll on public health and livelihoods. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) has spent decades advocating for smart…

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LIVE: Utilities that Have and Have Not Suspended Disconnects Amid COVID-19

The Energy and Policy Institute is tracking which utilities are suspending disconnections during the coronavirus outbreak, as well as regulators that are mandating suspensions. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is re-posting…

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: How KUB’s New Contract Sells Its Customers Short

The ink is drying on two major contracts Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) entered in with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on Thursday:  A multi-decade contract for KUB to purchase power from TVA (page…

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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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Demystifying EV Charging: Traveling

This is the fourth post in a series written by Dave Erb intended to demystify electric vehicle (EV) charging, both for prospective EV buyers and for new owners still getting to know…

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Should MLGW Break Free From TVA?

In the coming months, Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW), which provides electricity to Memphis residents, will be evaluating its long-term plan for obtaining power. MLGW currently purchases wholesale energy from the…

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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…