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TVA releases final long-term resource plan, and we are underwhelmed

TVA fails to deliver on energy efficiency, renewable energy, and transparency in their final IRP. But most of all, it fails its customers.

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House budget would stop seismic testing, new IHAs and offshore drilling!

The U.S. House of Representatives just voted to protect our coasts from offshore drilling. Read on to find out more.

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Should we mourn the Clean Power Plan?

The Clean Power Plan would have made a difference in the Southeast. It would have driven significant emission reductions. This blog was originally published on June 18, 2019 and has been updated…

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Knoxville proposes new Greenhouse Gas Emission Goals

US cities are taking action to address the climate crisis. Knoxville, Tennessee recently unveiled goals to cut greenhouse gas emissions (GHG). Here we review those goals, how they could affect the Scruffy…

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Four Southeast Utility Regulators to Watch

E&E News published an interesting article yesterday on state energy regulators that are "shaking things up," and four of them hail from Southeast states. We recognize the four regulators highlighted below, do…

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Knoxville heats up: City Council takes KUB to task over rising fixed fees

Things got heated at the Knoxville City Council meeting Tuesday night, as Knoxville decision-makers showed they are listening to constituents, and question the Knoxville Utilities Board's (KUB) high mandatory fixed fees on…

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Florida’s power regulators can help consumers save money by setting sensible conservation goals

This op-ed, written by SACE staff Susan Glickman & George Cavros, originally appeared on TheInvadingSea.com (a collaboration of four South Florida media organizations — the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Miami Herald, Palm…

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How Local Governments Can Protect Our Coast: Driving Electric

Local governments can help protect our coast from the threats of offshore drilling and climate change, increase public health, and save money all by accelerating the transition to clean electric vehicles. Local…

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Electric Vehicles Are Driving Rates Down

This guest blog post from NRDC analyzes a recent study that demonstrated that electric vehicle customers are not being subsidized by other customers and, in fact, are putting downward pressure on rates.…

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South Carolina PSC Slaps Down Outrageous Duke Fee Hike

The South Carolina Public Service Commission (PSC) issued its conclusions for Duke Energy's proposed fee hike this week, which amounted to a victory for customers. Though the Commission's order is not perfect,…