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Transformational Benefits for Memphis from the Inflation Reduction Act

Memphis and Shelby County is one of the best-positioned communities in the country to benefit from the newly-enacted federal clean energy and climate investment policy. But to get the most out of…

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"Solar in the Southeast" Report: What's Next? Resource and Transmission Planning

For the final blog post in this series associated with our "Solar in the Southeast" annual report, SACE offers predictions about "What's Next?"

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"Solar in the Southeast" Report: SunRisers and SunBlockers (Leaders and Laggards)

The SunRiser list is a fan favorite every year. That list showcases the utilities demonstrating the highest ambition over the next four years. SunBlockers are the opposite end of the spectrum; those…

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SACE Celebrates Signing of the ‘Inflation Reduction Act,’ Notes Work to be Done 

We at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy celebrate the historic scope of the Inflation Reduction Act as momentous and urgently needed, yet also recognize that the investment is not a cure-all…

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"Solar in the Southeast" Report: Large Utility Rankings

SACE's annual "Solar in the Southeast" report ranks our region's largest utilities. In the third blog post of the series, we examine how those rankings have evolved over the past five years.

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We're on the Cusp of Historic Climate Action

We’re seeing the impacts of climate change every day, with dire implications around the world. It’s time for our nation to begin in earnest to fulfill our duty and meet our pledges…

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"Solar in the Southeast" Report: Federal Actions Could Propel Solar Industry Forward

In this second blog post of our series about the "Solar in the Southeast" fifth annual report, SACE elaborates on the supply chain disruption currently impacting the solar sector and the resulting…

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SACE's Fifth Annual "Solar in the Southeast" Report: Solar Demonstrates Resiliency Despite Significant Supply Chain Disruption

Each year, SACE highlights solar data and trends throughout the region in our annual "Solar in the Southeast" report.

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TVA issues request for carbon-free energy proposals

On July 12, 2022, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 5 GW of carbon-free electric capacity to potentially connect to the TVA grid by…

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Local Knoxville Nonprofit Hosts Open House for Low-income Solar Home 

Energy efficient homes powered by solar + storage and made possible through innovative financing practices serve as models for other sustainable and affordable housing options for many families in Knoxville and surrounding…