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Is TVA ignoring how a proposed new fee could put vulnerable customers at risk?

  SACE has already revealed how TVA’s existing mandatory fees favor industrial customer at the expense of residents. Now, a new policy change could make this problem even worse. TVA is proposing a grid…

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Guest Blog: Everyday Climate Vulnerability in Places like Memphis

This is a guest blog written by Shelley Poticha with NRDC. To read the original post, click here. Big storms like Harvey in Houston and Katrina in New Orleans garner weeks of…

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How Students in Memphis are Uplifting Their Community...and How You Can Help!

Memphis is ground zero for one of the most important energy issues facing families today - extreme energy burdens. In Memphis, families are spending 3 times the national average on utility bills. Lower-income…

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Honoring Black History Month: Cornelia Crenshaw, Unsung Hero of the Civil Rights Movement

This blog was written by Jazzmyn Davenport, who is SACE's Energy Justice Intern and attends Christian Brothers University in Memphis, TN. As Black History Month comes to a close, we wanted to take…

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SACE Staffer Makes Powerful Statement on Energy Justice at NAACP's 17th Annual Legislative Day on the Hill

Jason Carney, SACE's Clean Energy Program Manager, presented a statement on February 13, 2018 at the Tennessee State Conference NAACP's 17th Annual Legislative Day on the Hill. This event provided an opportunity…

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New Solar Choice Coalition Launched in Tennessee

As the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) contemplates structural rate changes that would limit or prevent customer choice and fair access to affordable renewable energy, SACE was proud to join founding members of…

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Worst to First? Lifting up Tennessee Through the Proud Voter Challenge

Angela Garrone, SACE’s Southeast Energy Research Attorney contributed to this blog post.  Here in the South, we are experiencing an extreme drought in the form of elected officials who understand the importance of…

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Boo! Should Duke Energy's Shift from Electricity Rates to Mandatory Fees Scare Us?

Duke Energy Progress is facing a tough time with its spooky request to raise customer rates by 14 percent. North Carolina's customer advocate has come out strongly against the 14 percent rate…

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Guest Commentary: A time to break down, a time to build up: energy equity and the Southeast’s future

This is a guest post originally published by Southeast Energy News. To read the original article, click here. SACE's own Amelia Shenstone was one of five "clean energy energy superheroes" awarded during…

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Walking in Memphis—Just Feet Above a Coal Ash Cesspool

This guest blog by Lisa Evans, Sr. Administrative Counsel at Earthjustice, is re-posted from July 19, 2017. The original appears here. Memphis residents now have another reason to sing the blues. Last…