Analysis finds Renewables cheaper than all Southeast coal plants
Energy Innovation has released updated analysis comparing the cost of continuing to operate coal plants to replacing them with solar, wind, or batteries. The results are clear: continued reliance on coal is…
SACE Intervenes to Stop TVA's Gas Plant and Pipeline in Middle Tennessee
Today SACE intervened in the docket to ask the FERC to do its own review of the need for TVA to build a new gas plant at Cumberland.
Hundreds of individuals and groups, including Nashville and the EPA, submit comments on TVA’s proposed gas power plant and pipeline
Hundreds of concerned individuals, organizations, local elected officials, and power providers in the Tennessee Valley criticized TVA's proposed Cumberland fossil gas power plant and pipeline plans, and are calling instead for the…
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.
Georgia Power’s 2022 Integrated Resource Plan in the Home Stretch: Yet Key Issues Remain
A number of issues that we (Southern Alliance for Clean Energy & Southface), and other parties, are concerned about, were either omitted from the Stipulation or otherwise insufficiently addressed.
We Won’t Give Up on Justice for the Kingston Coal Ash Workers
13 years after TVA’s massive ash spill, workers and advocates attend a critical court hearing.
Coal Ash Town Hall Underscores Need for More Public Oversight of TVA
Moving toxic coal ash from its current location in Memphis is a necessary first step to protecting our water supply, but it needs to be moved in the safest, least impactful way.
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…
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…
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.