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Newest KUB Board member aims to remove barriers and advocate for low-income customers

UPDATE: On January 21, 2021, Claudia Caballero was sworn in as KUB's newest board member. The ACT on KUB coalition came together in the summer of 2020 as a collaborative attempt among…

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Tampa Mayor Jane Castor: Leading on Sustainability & Resilience

In an era where political leadership is all too rare, it’s a treat to applaud Tampa Mayor Jane Castor for her vision of Transforming Tampa’s Tomorrow.  As part of this broader effort,…

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The Chains Are Breaking -- What Will You Do?

Georgia sits at the crossroads of perhaps one of the most pivotal moments in our nation’s history. This election year has been historic, in part because of Georgia, and SACE's President of…

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2019 Rankings: High usage contributes to high electricity bills in Southeast

Last month, October, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) released another year of utility-reported electricity data. The latest annual data is for the calendar year of 2019. Looking at the EIA's tabulation…

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High energy bills plague low-income Floridians

As regulators allow utilities to disconnect power during the pandemic, it’s time to get to the root of the problem

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City Council and MLGW have a Triple Play Opportunity for Memphis

This op-ed, co-written by Memphis resident Pearl Eva Walker, who works on the Memphis Has the Power campaign, and SACE Executive Director Dr. Stephen A. Smith originally appeared in Commercial Appeal on September 25,…

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TVA Board Firings and a Time of Reckoning for Memphis

This blog post was written by Damon Moglen, SACE contractor.  In a widening scandal, President Trump fired the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board Chair, James “Skip” Thompson, and a Board Member, Richard…

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What Endorsers of the 'ACT on KUB' Amendment are Saying

On Tuesday, July 28, Knoxville’s City Councilmembers will take the first steps in either forwarding or stalling the ACT on KUB amendment to the City Charter to bring more Accountability, Cost-Savings, and…

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Why Now is the Time to ACT on KUB

We all can relate to the feeling of dread when we receive our latest utility bill and wonder, “Is this right? Am I actually using this much electricity, or water, or gas?…

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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…