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SACE members speak out against TVA replacing Kingston Coal plant with new fossil gas

We at SACE and our members know the dire consequences of continuing to pour money into fossil fuel infrastructure and the potential polluting impacts on the public’s health and the environment. We…

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TVA is planning to retire coal plants, what's next?

TVA has begun two plus years-long NEPA processes to retire and replace the Cumberland and Kingston coal plants. Here's an update on happenings and opportunities to get involved as of July 2021.

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Memphian Rep. Steve Cohen introduces bill to improve coal ash clean up

U.S. Representative Steve Cohen (D-Memphis) earlier this month introduced legislation called the “Ensuring the Safe Disposal of Coal Ash Act” to strengthen the regulations surrounding coal ash clean up. Shortly after the…

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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: Duke Energy (Part 2)

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 response to possible MLGW exit raises more questions than it answers

TVA’s insistence that it can offer a cleaner energy supply begs the question of why it doesn't just announce a net-zero carbon goal like the other utilities in the region. Leaders in…

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Why the Census Matters for Clean Energy Advocates

Accurate population counts are essential to the future of crucial energy efficiency and energy assistance programs, as well as essential to what energy advocates know about the connection between how people use…

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North Carolina orders Duke Energy to evaluate coal retirements

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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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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Dear Tomorrow - A Mother's Day Letter on Climate Action

This letter was written by SACE organizer Lindsay Pace to her young daughter, Gray, for Mother's Day back in 2016 through the Dear Tomorrow campaign. Lindsay’s letter beautifully captures why she and…

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Another Florida Coal Plant to Go the Way of the Dinosaurs

This blog was written by Amelia Shenstone, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.