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Memphis Elected Officials Reject Byhalia Pipeline

Over the past week, Memphis City Council and Shelby County Commission each took actions to protect the community from the impacts of the Byhalia Connection, the proposed pipeline that would carry crude…

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Southern Company and Georgia Power are funding politicians sponsoring voter suppression efforts. We’re fighting back

Update: SB 202 passed the Georgia House on the morning of Thursday, March 25  by a party-line vote of 100 to 75, and was passed by the Senate that night on a…

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After six-month delay, MLGW’s process to find an alternative energy supply gets an unexpected restart

UPDATE: Update: At their April 6th meeting, the Memphis City Council voted to approve the issuance of a request for proposals (RFP) in order for MLGW to seek alternative power supply options…

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SACE files response to TVA in FERC transmission access case

Back in January, four of TVA's local power company (LPC) customers filed a complaint at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the ability to pay TVA to use its transmission lines…

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Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM): What we know, Q&A-style

A number of utilities filed a proposal to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in February to create the Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM). We haven't posted on SEEM for a while,…

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While Florida Lags, Local Voices Call for Higher Efficiency and Rules Reform

After nearly three decades of underinvestment, Florida is revising its energy efficiency rules. Local governments and thousands of citizens are calling on the PSC to embrace modern efficiency practices to boost the…

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Dominion Energy's Frankenstein proposal would cast a shadow on rooftop solar in SC

Dominion’s recent maneuver to introduce a discriminatory solar proposal reverses their prior leadership and threatens the very solar choice that the state's Energy Freedom Act sought to protect. If implemented, it would…

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TVA Lost Its Way on Energy Efficiency, Now It's Dragging Southeast Down and Pushing Customer Bills Up

TVA was once a symbol of progress, but in recent years has gutted its energy efficiency offerings. Instead of holding the Southeast back, it's time TVA embraced a bold new vision for…

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Duke Energy's future plans for the Carolinas: build new gas, let customers foot the bill

In even years, Duke Energy is required to complete a full Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) for its two utilities in the Carolinas: Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) and Duke Energy Progress (DEP). For…

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Why Strengthening Our Democracy is Vital to Confronting the Climate Crisis

It is essential for communities to have access to the ballot box and the right to vote to ensure everyday Americans’ voices are the basis for how policies are made. Our ability to…