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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: Duke Energy (Part 2)

SACE tracks carbon emissions and planned generation in its annual report entitled "Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast" to answer the question of whether or not the power sector is decarbonizing at a…

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The Ins and Outs of Trump's New Offshore Drilling Action

On Tuesday, September 8, President Trump announced a memorandum halting portions of his Administration's previous proposal to vastly expand offshore drilling around the United States, while ignoring the rest of his massive…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for South Carolina Senator Jaime Harrison

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Jaime Harrison, the Democratic nominee for South Carolina's Senator. Also in this series we profile Lindsey Graham, the incumbent Senator and Republican…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Lindsey Graham, the incumbent Senator and Republican nominee for South Carolina's Senator. Also in this series we profile Jaime Harrison, the Democratic…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for Tennessee Senator Marquita Bradshaw

In this blog, we examine the policies and position of Marquita Bradshaw, the Democratic nominee for Tennessee's U.S. Senator. Also in this series we profile Bill Hagerty, the Republican nominee for the…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for Tennessee Senator Bill Hagerty

In this blog, we examine the policies and position of Bill Hagerty, the Republican nominee for Tennessee's U.S. Senator. Also in this series we profile Marquita Bradshaw, the Democratic nominee for the…

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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: Are we on track? (Part 1)

SACE tracks historical carbon emissions and planned generation in an annual report entitled "Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast" which answers the question of whether or not the power sector is decarbonizing at…

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Utility Shut-Offs, Summer Heat, and COVID-19: A Dangerous Trifecta in the Southeast

In the South, summer is synonymous with intense, sweltering heat. Now, in arguably the hottest part of the summer, and with no end in sight to the global health pandemic, low- and…

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EVs Are Here, Plug In Now: Emissions Smoke and Mirrors

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

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KUB Freezes the Fees for Five Years To Respond To Grassroots Campaign

After years of advocacy and thousands of customers speaking up through two separate campaigns--the Freeze the Fees campaign and the ‘ACT on KUB’ campaign--the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) Board of Commissioners adopted…