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Former TVA Chair, David Freeman, Joins Clean Energy Organization as Senior Energy Advisor

Energy industry leader and former TVA Chairman, S. David Freeman has joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy as a Senior Energy Advisor. Freeman and SACE Executive Director, Dr. Stephen Smith will…

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Memphis: The Time is Right to Do What is Right and Take Action

This guest blog post is written by Pearl Eva Walker, Memphis resident who works on the Memphis Has the Power Campaign. Read the Memphis Energy Town Hall recap. The past month we…

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SACE COVID-19 Response/Perspective

We recognize that many of our members, supporters, and neighbors are facing dire circumstances today and looking toward very uncertain tomorrows; as we work together to flatten the curve, we are inspired…

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Stories from the Renew Tennessee Campaign

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy started the Renew Tennessee campaign back in 2018 with goals of lowering utility bills for Tennesseans most in need, increasing access to clean, renewable energy, and…

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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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Just How Unaffordable Is Energy in Memphis?

Memphis has the most unaffordable energy of any major metro area in the nation.  You may have heard about the energy affordability crisis in Memphis. Perhaps the most authoritative resource on energy…

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Energy Burden Relief: Now More Critical Than Ever

The coronavirus pandemic is already profoundly affecting our everyday lives and our sense of security - with significant economic impacts. No family should ever have to choose between paying an electric bill and…

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LIVE: Utilities that Have and Have Not Suspended Disconnects Amid COVID-19

The Energy and Policy Institute is tracking which utilities are suspending disconnections during the coronavirus outbreak, as well as regulators that are mandating suspensions. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is re-posting…

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Should MLGW Break Free From TVA?

In the coming months, Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW), which provides electricity to Memphis residents, will be evaluating its long-term plan for obtaining power. MLGW currently purchases wholesale energy from the…

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Electrifying Transportation: A Holistic Approach

Clean the Grid, Electrify Transportation, Reduce Miles-Traveled, and Ensure Access for All