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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: TVA's stalled decarbonization disadvantages the Tennessee Valley

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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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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Untax the Sun -- Solar For ALL of Alabama

Alabama Power places an unfair tax on customers that use solar power. Solar power should be available to ALL of Alabama – free from unfair taxation!

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TVA Proposes to Axe Customer Solar Program

On November 8, SACE submitted comments to TVA on their proposal to do away with a program that compensates customers for solar generated at their house or business and replace it with…

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Another classic case of doublespeak from a Southeast utility –– this time it's Alabama Power

Alabama Power packages solar capacity approved four years ago into current proposal for gas plants.

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TVA Board votes to keep rates flat, but customer bills could still rise

Board of Directors approved TVA's budget and long-term resource plan today. The budget stops annual rate increases, at least in the near term, but does not address high bills. The resource plan…

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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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Last Minute "Transparency" - TVA releases key planning data days before comment deadline

Amelia Shenstone, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, also contributed to this blog.

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Alabama, Reject Electric Vehicle and Hybrid Taxes

Alabamians, take action! If you drive an electric vehicle (EV) or hybrid, you shouldn’t have to pay $150 - $250 per year for the privilege. Alabama Governor, Kay Ivey has proposed legislation that would…

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Alabama Power coal plant retirement: Customers stuck with the bill

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.