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Memphis City Council delays vote on pipeline ordinance 

Pearl Eva Walker also contributed to this blog post. She is a Memphis resident who works on our Memphis Has the Power campaign. Community opposition in Memphis to the proposed Byhalia Connection Pipeline, which…

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Memphis City Council Adopts Climate Action Plan 

Memphis City Council adopted goals to reduce City and County climate pollution by 51% below 2016 levels by 2035, and 71% by 2050.

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SACE and Allies Urge Congress to Pass Legislation Requiring 100% Clean Electricity in the United States by 2035

Fully decarbonizing the power sector, along with electrification, would reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 70-80%, helping fulfill our commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement while simultaneously creating millions of jobs, cleaning…

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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: Every Year Matters and Every Choice Matters

Several electric utilities in the region have set long-term goals to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions...but will it be too little too late? To answer this question, SACE has analyzed historical data…

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EVs Can Drive Down Offshore Oil

On the 11th anniversary of the tragic Deepwater Horizon explosion, SACE reexamines how we can move on past the threats of offshore drilling into a clean energy economy with electric vehicles.

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A summary of the climate-related funding proposals in the American Jobs Plan

As we mentioned in our blog post a few weeks back, the American Jobs Plan introduced by President Biden contains a variety of climate and clean energy-related funding and programs which would…

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Georgia Senators fight to keep clean transportation jobs in the Peach State with SK Innovation settlement

This blog was co-written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Stakeholders request FERC hold Technical Conference on Southeast market issues

One thing has become clear from the various comments submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on the Southeast Energy Exchange Market or SEEM: there is a strong desire for FERC…

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As Solarize Asheville-Buncombe County Looks to Expand Crowd-Sourced Solar, We Examine the Impacts of SACE's Solar System in Asheville

SACE installed solar at our Asheville office in 2014 as part of 'Solarize Asheville.' A new effort to Solarize Asheville-Buncombe kicks off tomorrow. So we'd like to share an update. The SACE…

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The Pandemic Effect - Efficiency Performance and Energy Affordability Challenges in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic made energy bills even more unaffordable for families in the Southeast, while utility energy efficiency programs also took a hit. New data shows how the response taken by each…