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Before Rolling Back Clean Car Standards EPA Staff Warned Trump Administration About Serious Flaws in New Rule

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Knoxville City Council on Climate and Energy: Amelia Parker

This is the third in a series of blog posts by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) where we conducted interviews with Knoxville City Councilmembers about climate and energy issues impacting…

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Knoxville Mayor's Climate Council Holds First Meeting

On Tuesday, Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon's newly formed Climate Council convened for the first time in what will be a months-long process to develop a plan to help the city meet its…

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OUC's Proposed Energy Efficiency Program Abandons Low-Income Customers

OUC's low income program is projected to reach less than 1% of eligible customers. Energy savings for Orlando's families must be part of the City's clean energy plan.

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TVA Bait and Switch: Says local utilities can self-generate 5% of energy, then offers program that only allows 1-2%

Update: Since this blog was published TVA adjusted the rules of its Flexibility Program to multiply solar capacity by a factor of 0.4 so that LPCs can generate up to 3% of…

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On the 50th Earth Day: Lessons Learned from COVID-19 Can Help Heal our Earth and Protect Society Moving into the Future

This month, as we continue to struggle with the COVID-19 pandemic, we also must raise our eyes to the horizon and reflect on lessons learned and future challenges.

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All-Source Procurement: Allowing Renewables to Compete in Utility Planning

Why are utility executives surprised by all-source procurement outcomes? And, more importantly, how can other utilities replicate these results? A new paper explores the application of all-source procurement for vertically integrated utilities…

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"An Ounce of Prevention" Can Save Lives and Money

Trusting good science, taking strong action, and getting out in front of a problem is critical to avoiding catastrophe – for both the COVID-19 pandemic and the crisis awaiting us down the…

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Honoring Kristin Jacobs: A Climate Champion

As a long-time Broward County Commissioner and more recently a state representative, Kristin took on complex regulatory and policy matters. She leaves a long legacy of environmental stewardship – initiating the ground-breaking…

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Rolling Back Clean Car Standards Will Cost Consumers, Cut Jobs, Increase Pollution, and Thwart Climate Progress

This blog was co-written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, and was updated on April 14, 2020 with additional material.