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City of Knoxville Takes Step to Realizing Carbon Reduction Goals

Last Tuesday, April 28th, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) hosted a webinar where SACE's Executive Director, Dr. Stephen A. Smith, and the City of Knoxville’s Sustainability Director, Brian Blackmon, updated…

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Former TVA Chair, David Freeman, Joins Clean Energy Organization as Senior Energy Advisor

Energy industry leader and former TVA Chairman, S. David Freeman has joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy as a Senior Energy Advisor. Freeman and SACE Executive Director, Dr. Stephen Smith will…

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OUC's Proposed Energy Efficiency Program Abandons Low-Income Customers

OUC's low income program is projected to reach less than 1% of eligible customers. Energy savings for Orlando's families must be part of the City's clean energy plan.

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TVA Bait and Switch: Says local utilities can self-generate 5% of energy, then offers program that only allows 1-2%

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has locked most of its local utility customers into long-term, one-sided contracts with few offerings of interest to utility customers: among these are a small rate rebate…

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On the 50th Earth Day: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Can Help Heal our Earth and Protect Society Moving into the Future

This month, as we continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, we also must raise our eyes to the horizon and reflect on lessons learned and future challenges.

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All-Source Procurement: Allowing Renewables to Compete in Utility Planning

Why are utility executives surprised by all-source procurement outcomes? And, more importantly, how can other utilities replicate these results? A new paper explores the application of all-source procurement for vertically integrated utilities…

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"An Ounce of Prevention" Can Save Lives and Money

Trusting good science, taking strong action, and getting out in front of a problem is critical to avoiding catastrophe – for both the COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis awaiting us down the…

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Memphis: The Time is Right to Do What is Right and Take Action

This guest blog post is written by Pearl Eva Walker, Memphis resident who works on the Memphis Has the Power Campaign. Read the Memphis Energy Town Hall recap. The past month we…

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Honoring Kristin Jacobs: A Climate Champion

As a long-time Broward County Commissioner and more recently a state representative, Kristin took on complex regulatory and policy matters. She leaves a long legacy of environmental stewardship – initiating the ground-breaking…

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EVs Poised for a Faster Rebound as Global Auto Industry Declines: SACE Response to Wood Mackenzie Claims

Unless we see automakers going back on their planned $300 billion of global EV investments over the next 5-10 years, there is little reason to think the economic crisis will hit EVs…