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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.

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PSC’s ‘Misplaced Priorities’ Lead to Higher Utility Bills for Alabamians

This guest post by Dr. Stacie Propst, executive director of GASP, was originally published on GASP's website on May 28, 2015. A report titled “What Public Service? How the Alabama Public Service…