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Electric Vehicle Municipal Policy Toolkit, One-Year in the Rearview Mirror

Local municipalities around the country are recognizing the advantages of electric vehicles (EVs) for their fleets and many have started transitioning them. This past year, SACE has been successfully engaging and empowering…

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Knoxville City Council on Climate and Energy: Amelia Parker

This is the third in a series of blog posts by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) where we conducted interviews with Knoxville City Councilmembers about climate and energy issues impacting…

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S. David Freeman - A Friend and A Visionary Force of Nature (1926 - 2020)

I know of no single human that can claim a greater impact in shaping progressive energy policy than my friend and mentor S. David Freeman.

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Can Electric Vehicles Replace New Offshore Drilling?

Ten years ago today, hundreds of thousands of gallons of crude oil were gushing into the Gulf of Mexico from BP’s Macondo oil well, following the Deepwater Horizon drilling rig’s catastrophic and…

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How Much Money Could Memphis Save if MLGW Leaves TVA?

Expert reports have shown MLGW could save hundreds of millions of dollars a year if they left TVA. Those savings could lead to more local jobs and money kept in Memphians pockets.

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Knoxville City Council on Climate and Energy: Lauren Rider

This is the second in a series of blog posts by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) where we conducted interviews with Knoxville City Councilmembers about climate and energy issues impacting…

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Knoxville Mayor's Climate Council Holds First Meeting

On Tuesday, Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon's newly formed Climate Council convened for the first time in what will be a months-long process to develop a plan to help the city meet its…

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Our Transportation Future: Reduce, Clean, Electrify

Transportation policies and investments aimed at stimulating the economy should target three long-term outcomes: reduce the number of vehicle miles driven, clean the electric grid, and electrify transportation.

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JEA's efficiency plan needs more savings for low-income customers and the return of its missing programs

JEA can improve its underachieving energy efficiency plan by delivering more ambitious savings for low-income customers and adding back the missing programs that led to far higher savings at the utility over…

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Knoxville City Council on Climate and Energy: Seema Singh

This is the first in a series of blog posts by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) where we conducted interviews with Knoxville City Councilmembers about climate and energy issues impacting…