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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for North Carolina Senator Thom Tillis

In this blog, we examine the policies and position of Thom Tillis, the current Senator and Republican nominee for North Carolina's Senator. Also in this series we profile Cal Cunningham, the Democratic…

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Time for Florida to Join the 21st Century on Energy Efficiency

The Florida Public Service Commission's practices for setting energy efficiency goals date back to the early '90's. The practices are so bad that no other states rely on them for setting goals.…

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Transportation Working Group Meets as Part of Knoxville Climate Council

Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon is convening a newly-formed city Climate Council in a series of meetings to help create a plan for meeting carbon reduction goals adopted by City Council. The Council…

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Amazon Wind Farm in North Carolina

Recent advances in wind energy technology have made wind energy an economic and reliable source of power throughout the Southeast. The first coastal wind farm to be built in the Southeast, called…

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Promising Trends Emerging for U.S. Offshore Wind

A report released earlier this year shows very promising trends for the declining cost of offshore wind energy.

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MLGW Board nears decision, TVA's offer fails to impress

MLGW's Board of Directors will consider the next step in evaluating alternative supply options on August 19: issuing a Request for Proposals (RFP) to provide power. TVA has issued an ultimatum: issue…

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Florida electric planning process will continue over-reliance on gas, expose Floridians to higher costs and risks, and fail to address climate crisis

Every year, regulated Florida utilities file a Ten Year Site Plan (TYSP) with the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC). These plans are viewed as the equivalent of Integrated Resource Plans (IRPs) done…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper

In this blog, we examine the policies and position of Roy Cooper, the current Governor and Democratic nominee for North Carolina's Governor. Also in this series we profile Dan Forest, the current…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for North Carolina Governor Dan Forest

In this blog, we examine the policies and position of Dan Forest, the current Lieutenant Governor and Republican nominee for North Carolina's Governor. Also in this series we profile Roy Cooper, the current…

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TVA Board Firings and a Time of Reckoning for Memphis

This blog post was written by Damon Moglen, SACE contractor.  In a widening scandal, President Trump fired the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board Chair, James “Skip” Thompson, and a Board Member, Richard…