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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

Lakeland Electric has officially proposed the closure of the 364 megawatt Unit 3 at the C.D. McIntosh generating station to the Lakeland City Council. The closure is due to rising maintenance costs…

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A 'Just Transition' for Coal Country

As we celebrate progress in the right direction in terms of reducing climate pollution, we also recognize that many local economies have been historically dependent on jobs in the fossil fuel industry.…

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Alabama Power coal plant retirement: Customers stuck with the bill

Alabama Power is retiring Plant Gorgas, but only after investing over $425 million. Now too expensive to operate, customers will continue to pay over $60 million per year for the rest of…

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Top 10 Reasons @TVAnews SHOULD close Paradise 3 (and Bull Run)

After much speculation, in a split vote the Tennessee Valley Authority voted at their quarterly board meeting today to ignore President Trump’s appeal and make the decision to recommend the retirement of…

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EVs Make the Link between Clean Power and Reduced CO2

As coal plant retirements continue and the energy sector slowly but surely cleans up its act, the transportation sector has moved into position as the country's primary producer of carbon dioxide, which…

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Japan's Hokkaido earthquake - power out, lives lost and disrupted

Update from Reuters: Power restored to the Tomari nuclear plant. Read more here. In the very early hours of September 6, 2018, a magnitude-6.7 earthquake struck Japan in southwestern Hokkaido. News reports have…

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Pres. Trump Defies Free Market Principles and Moves to Force Consumers to Pay for Uneconomic Power

President Donald Trump is preparing to issue a bailout for uneconomic coal and nuclear plants by forcing grid operators to buy their power, even though it is more expensive than alternatives. As…

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Can you win this Bluff the Reader game?

Here are two recent websites. Can you guess which one is real news and which one is the hoax? No Googling and put your answers in as a comment below! Thanks for…

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Overshadowed by coal ash issue, debate continues over Duke Energy’s fixed charge

This is a guest post written by Elizabeth Outz for Southeast Energy News. To read the original post, click here. As a high-profile hearing over Duke Energy’s proposed rate hike in North…