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Knoxville Water and Energy for All Unveils Research Findings and Launches Campaign for More Affordable Utilities from KUB

Research shows nearly a quarter of Knoxville households are utility burdened, meaning they pay more than 10% of their income on KUB bills, including 40% of Black households. Coalition forms to call…

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The Long and Winding Road: pursuing infrastructure, energy policy, and a clean electricity standard

You've heard the old saying "there's nothing sure but death and taxes." You could probably add to it "and shifting timelines in the U.S. Congress." Earlier this year we blogged about how…

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Responses to FERC Deficiency Letter on SEEM

Many Southeast utilities have proposed a construct called the Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM). We've argued before that SEEM is not a market at all, despite the word market appearing in its…

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SACE's summer intern, Godfred Gakpetor, reflects on his initial experience

Working with SACE for these few weeks has been an eye-opener to learn more about clean energy, I would not have gained this experience if not for the opportunity given to me…

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Voting Rights Bill Hits Roadblock in Senate, Faces Uncertain Future as Deadline for Democracy Approaches

Update: On Thursday, July 1, the Supreme Court dealt yet another blow to our freedom to vote in Brnovich v DNC by upholding Arizona’s discriminatory voting laws and weakening Section 2 of the Voting…

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SunRisers: "Solar in the Southeast" fourth annual report: Part 2

"SunRiser" is the most coveted designation from our annual "Solar in the Southeast" report. This title applies to the seven utilities exhibiting the largest increase in watts per customer solar ratio comparing the…

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Floridians need bolder, faster action on energy efficiency

We can all agree that it makes sense to use energy smarter. Energy efficiency is the prime example: it's the smartest way to meet our energy needs by cutting energy waste, saving…

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Solar in the Southeast Annual Report: Part 1

SACE's fourth annual "Solar in the Southeast" Annual Report includes a number of interesting storylines. Here in the first of our blog series we will highlight a few.

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One year later: what's changed since the ACT on KUB coalition formed

One year ago this month, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), along with coalition partners, launched the ACT on KUB campaign in an effort to bring more accountability, cost-savings, and transparency…

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South Carolina Public Service Commission hands Duke back its IRPs

At its business meeting on Thursday, June 17, the South Carolina Public Service Commission had some things to say about Duke Energy's Integrated Resource Plans (IRP). The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy…