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Memphis Is Evaluating New Electricity Suppliers

Memphis’ municipal electric provider is evaluating proposals for new suppliers of power, which could be one of the most consequential clean energy developments in the Southeast this year.

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Florida bill will decimate rooftop solar adoption; Governor DeSantis should veto it

The Florida Legislature passed a bill that will decimate rooftop solar adoption, jobs, and deny energy freedom to over 8 million Florida families and businesses. The bill was driven by unvetted and…

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Georgia Legislators Face Big Clean Energy and Transportation Opportunities

A number of bills at the Georgia General Assembly could bring home benefits of clean energy, electric vehicles, and grow energy equity. Here are five policies of particular significance.

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What my kids taught me about the climate crisis

My kids found out about climate change one morning while I slept in, and I will never be the same.

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Governor Cooper’s Executive Order Commits NC to Address Climate Change and Build an Equitable Clean Energy and Clean Transportation Economy

Today, January 7, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced Executive Order 246, reflecting the energy and transportation leadership we at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) and other advocates have called…

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Southeast Energy Offices Launch New Mapping Tool

State Energy Offices across the Southeast collaborated on an electric vehicle infrastructure planning tool to guide equitable charger deployment.

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After pressure from local advocates, KUB board votes to reallocate pandemic relief funds to help those most in need

After community input from advocates like the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), at their December 16 meeting, the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) board passed a resolution to reallocate Tennessee Valley Authority…

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EVERYONE Needs Access to Reliable Charging in order to Transition to Electric Transportation

A SACE staffer's personal experiences with an electric vehicle taught her that it is absolutely critical that utility and public investments center equity and make charging available for folks like her. 

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FPL’s Holiday Surprise: $810 Million Bill Increase for Families to Pay for Fossil Gas

On December 7, the PSC should reject FPL’s request to increase customers' bills an additional $810 million to recover costs for fossil gas price hikes to run its power plants, unless it…

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Memphis City Council adds another layer of protection against future pipelines 

At their November 16 meeting, Memphis City Council members took additional action to protect the city’s residents and drinking water. This latest law, which comes after months of debate and legal wrangling,…