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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: 2022 Annual Update

Climate science shows we must achieve net-zero GHG emissions between 2040-2055 to limit the global average temperature increase to 1.5 degrees C and avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis.

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10 Key Questions to Ask as Memphis Considers Future of Electricity Supply

On June 9 Memphis City Council will join the Memphis Light, Gas, and Water (MLGW) Board of Commissioners for a joint meeting to hear a presentation summarizing the proposals MLGW has received…

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Highlights from the Florida PSC's Ten Year Site Plan Workshop

On June 1, 2022, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) held its workshop on the 2022 Ten Year Site Plans (TYSP) that were filed on April 1, 2022 by ten utilities. The…

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Overview of Duke's Proposed NC Carbon Plan

On May 16, 2022, Duke Energy submitted its proposal for a Carbon Plan to meet goals legislated by HB 951 to the North Carolina Utilities Commission. Here is a summary of what…

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TVA plans to replace Cumberland coal plant with another fossil fuel

In 2021 TVA announced it would shutter the Cumberland coal plant. Last week, TVA proposed to lock customers into paying for fossil gas to replace it, without fully exploring efficiency and renewable…

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U.S. Senate to hold hearing on Biden-appointed TVA Board nominees on April 6

This Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 2:30 PM ET, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing to review three nominations to the Tennessee Valley Authority's Board of Directors.…

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NC Carbon Plan Update: We Cannot Get Off Track Before We Even Begin

The NCUC must finalize its Carbon Plan by the end of 2022. Here's a summary of the process so far, and some key ways it appears to be breaking down.

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TVA Utility Customers Appeal FERC's Decision Preventing Access to TVA's Transmission

Two TVA local power companies have filed an appeal to the DC Circuit Court after a decision by federal regulators blocked their ability to fairly access TVA's transmission system.

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TVA's Response to Congressional Oversight Inquiry is Inadequate and Misleading

TVA's response to the House Energy & Commerce Committee's oversight inquiry includes many outdated, misleading, and incomplete claims. We break down what is fact and what is fiction.

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SACE Joins Challenge to Monopoly Utilities' Proposed Southeast "Market"

The Southeast faces serious energy burdens driven, in part, by high electricity costs. The region could benefit from more competition, not more ways monopoly utilities can take advantage of captured customers as…