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TVA offers to use customer money to pay utility legal fees for support of TVA monopoly

The Tennessee Valley Authority is the nation's largest public power utility. It is owned by the federal government but operates solely on revenues from electricity customers across the Tennessee Valley. And we…

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Are We Driving Towards an All-Electric, American-Made Federal Fleet?

President Biden has been making swift work aligning solutions to the climate crisis and economic recovery. The tools to reach these goals are re-investing in American manufacturing with a focus on environmental…

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SACE's Third Annual "Energy Efficiency in the Southeast" Report: A Solution to Multiple Crises

Just three utilities deliver ~75% of efficiency savings in the Southeast, while some of our biggest utilities do almost nothing. As COVID-19 and the climate crisis intensify energy inequity, we need efficiency…

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Knoxville Climate Council Holds Recap Meeting

On Wednesday, January 20th, the Knoxville Mayor’s Climate Council convened for a recap meeting to discuss the work they had done since the body first began meeting in May of 2020. You…

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On Day One of the Biden Administration, the U.S. Rejoins Paris Climate Agreement

One of the very first executive orders President Biden signed his first day in the Oval Office directed the United States to rejoin the Paris Climate Agreement: a global agreement signed by 192…

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FERC complaint filed against TVA could allow customers access to cheaper, cleaner power

On Monday, January 11, 2021, several LPCs filed a FPA complaint at FERC against TVA. Here we'll breakdown the alphabet soup and explain why this has the potential to fundamentally change the…

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Help us drive electric vehicle adoption in North Carolina with a new license plate!

UPDATE: As of January 14, Plug-in NC has received over 500 sign-ups for the specialty NC EV plate! Now the group will bring the applications to the North Carolina General Assembly. If…

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NOAA's national climate report shows another record-breaking year of climate disasters

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) released its annual National Climate Report today. Of note, it showed that 2020 had more climate disasters with a billion dollar price tag than any…

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Georgians Secured Their Vote and A Congress Capable of Clean Energy Legislation

SACE and SACE Action Fund staff, members, and volunteers worked together to knock on doors, make phone calls, and send text messages to help make sure Georgians exercised their right to vote.

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EVs Are Here, Plug In Now: Cobalt Blues

This blog post is the fifth blog in a series by SACE volunteer Dave Erb intended to dispel some of the mis- and disinformation which dominate the public discourse about electric vehicles…