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What's the latest with SEEM?

It’s been two months since my first blog about SEEM, the soon-to-be-proposed Southeast Energy Exchange Market, so here’s an update on what we know as of mid-September. One of our main criticisms…

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City Council and MLGW have a Triple Play Opportunity for Memphis

This op-ed, co-written by Memphis resident Pearl Eva Walker, who works on the Memphis Has the Power campaign, and SACE Executive Director Dr. Stephen A. Smith originally appeared in Commercial Appeal on September 25,…

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Living and Driving on Sunshine

We purchased a low-mileage used electric vehicle for our family in 2017. After Hurricane Irma, we added a rooftop solar system that powers our home and our car. We couldn't be happier…

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Solar Cavalry Turns Out to Defend Net Metering

A strong show of support for rooftop solar in Florida helps maintain the state's net metering rule. The Florida Public Service Commission decided not to act to change the rule at its…

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Knoxville Climate Council Delves into Energy & Buildings

The Knoxville Climate Council met again on Tuesday, September 8th to discuss energy and buildings. For the first time, some members of the council met in person at the City County building.

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for President of the United States Joe Biden

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Joe Biden, former Vice President of the United States, the Democratic nominee for President. Also in this series we profile Donald Trump,…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for President of the United States Donald Trump

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Donald Trump, the incumbent and Republican nominee for President of the United States. Also in this series we profile Joe Biden, former…

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If It Ain't Broke, Don’t Fix It: Protect Florida's Rooftop Solar Net Metering Policy

Over 4.4 million Floridians cast a vote in support of solar choice in 2016. Yet, just three votes at a PSC workshop on September 17 could lay the groundwork for squelching rooftop…

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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: Duke Energy (Part 2)

SACE tracks carbon emissions and planned generation in its annual report entitled "Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast" to answer the question of whether or not the power sector is decarbonizing at a…

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The Ins and Outs of Trump's New Offshore Drilling Action

On Tuesday, September 8, President Trump announced a memorandum halting portions of his Administration's previous proposal to vastly expand offshore drilling around the United States, while ignoring the rest of his massive…