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SunBlockers: 'Solar in the Southeast' Annual Report (Part 5)

Who are the laggards, or "SunBlockers" from this year's 'Solar in the Southeast' annual report? Spoiler alert: they are all repeat offenders.

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Nominees for Open US Senate Seat in Georgia

On November 3, 2020, more than 20 candidates ran in the open primary for Georgia's Class III U.S. Senate seat to fill the remaining two years of former Sen. Johnny Isakson's term.…

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Summer Reflections from SACE’s Policy Intern

This blog was written by Suzanne Hollis, a rising junior at the University of North Carolina studying environmental science quantitative energy systems and physics. Suzanne is from Atlanta, Georgia, and is a…

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The Knoxville Utility Board, Community Advocacy, and Good Trouble

In June, ‘ACT on KUB’ was launched by a grassroots coalition comprised of eight Knoxville-based nonprofits, multiple elected officials, and candidates for office in East Tennessee in support of a proposal to…

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Knoxville Climate Council Transportation Meeting focuses on equity, presents solutions

On July 14, the Knoxville Mayor’s Climate Council convened for its second meeting to discuss transportation-related strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The purpose of the Climate Council is to develop a plan…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Robert Bryant

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Robert Bryant, the Democratic candidate for District 1 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Jason Shaw, the…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for Georgia Public Service Commission Jason Shaw

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Jason Shaw, the Republican candidate running for District 1 on Georgia's Public Service Commission. Also in this series we profile Robert Bryant, the…

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What Endorsers of the 'ACT on KUB' Amendment are Saying

On Tuesday, July 28, Knoxville’s City Councilmembers will take the first steps in either forwarding or stalling the ACT on KUB amendment to the City Charter to bring more Accountability, Cost-Savings, and…

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Why Now is the Time to ACT on KUB

We all can relate to the feeling of dread when we receive our latest utility bill and wonder, “Is this right? Am I actually using this much electricity, or water, or gas?…

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TVA response to possible MLGW exit raises more questions than it answers

TVA’s insistence that it can offer a cleaner energy supply begs the question of why it doesn't just announce a net-zero carbon goal like the other utilities in the region. Leaders in…