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Memphians Ask TVA for Energy Efficiency Solutions to Extreme Energy Burdens

This blog is the second in a series SACE is publishing on recent energy efficiency meetings between TVA and community members all across the Tennessee Valley. The first blog, focusing on TVA…

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Utility-Backed Amendment 1 Blocks the Sun

Florida is the Sunshine State, right? But you wouldn’t know it by looking at Florida rooftops. There are 9 million electricity customers, yet less than 12,000 solar rooftop systems. Even though Florida…

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Sparks Fly at FPL Rate Hike Public Hearings

You would think that $1.65 billion dollars would be enough profit for Florida Power and Light (FPL) – Florida’s biggest power company. Yet, it recently proposed a 24% rate hike on customers…

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Just Energy Memphis Coalition Works to Ease Energy Burden

This Earth Day, we take a moment to recognize that clean energy solutions can not only help save our planet from the devastation of extreme climate change, but also help save families…

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EPA Administrator Talks Clean Air for Kids in Atlanta

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator, Gina McCarthy, joined moms in Atlanta last night to talk about air pollution and ways we can work together to provide cleaner air for our kids.…

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Honoring Black History Month and the Path Towards Energy Justice: Creating a Climate for Change

This is the fifth and final post in our 2016 Black History Month blog series honoring advocates and highlighting opportunities to advance energy justice. To read other blogs in this series, click…

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Honoring Black History Month and the Path Towards Energy Justice: Dr. Yolanda Whyte fights for children

This blog is the fourth in our 2016 Black History Month series honoring advocates and opportunities to advance energy justice. To read other blogs in this series, click here. When it comes…

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Honoring Black History Month and the Path Towards Energy Justice: Energy Efficiency and Economic Stability in Memphis

This blog is the third in our 2016 Black History Month series honoring advocates and opportunities to advance energy justice. To read other blogs in this series, click here. In cities as old…

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Honoring Black History Month and the Path Towards Energy Justice: Coal Ash Testimony at US Commission on Civil Rights

This blog is the second in our 2016 Black History Month series honoring advocates and opportunities to advance energy justice. To read other blogs in this series, click here. On February 5 I…

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Honoring Black History Month and the Path Towards Energy Justice: Hollis Briggs of Wilmington, NC

This blog is the first in our 2016 Black History Month series honoring advocates and opportunities to advance energy justice. Information for this blog was taken from a phone interview with Hollis Briggs…