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How Much Money Could Memphis Save if MLGW Leaves TVA?

Expert reports have shown MLGW could save hundreds of millions of dollars a year if they left TVA. Those savings could lead to more local jobs and money kept in Memphians pockets.

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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%

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has locked most of its local utility customers into long-term, one-sided contracts with few offerings of interest to utility customers: among these are a small rate rebate…

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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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Analysis: Overall Southeast Utilities Have More Summer Peak Hours, Some Are “Winter Peaking”

Overall electric demand is flat in the Southeast, but what is happening with peak demand? Does your favorite utility peak in the winter or summer? What difference does it make? Find out…

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Economic Stimulus Package: An Opportunity to Protect Americans from Coronavirus Impacts AND Protect Clean Energy Jobs

Because Congress is considering a third coronavirus aid package, specifically focused on economic stimulus in addition to the billions already allocated as part of a major coronavirus emergency aid package for healthcare…

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: How KUB’s New Contract Sells Its Customers Short

The ink is drying on two major contracts Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) entered in with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on Thursday:  A multi-decade contract for KUB to purchase power from TVA (page…

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Hats Off to the Florida Public Service Commission for Approving the Nation's Largest Community Solar Program

The innovative SolarTogether program will bring nearly 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of solar along with $1.8 billion of investment and an estimated 4,000 solar jobs to Florida over the next two years.

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Florida Power and Light’s Solar Together Program Deserves Approval

Customers in the Sunshine State want clean, low-cost solar power. Utility regulators must adapt to the changing times and not be afraid to embrace innovation. SolarTogether deserves approval by the Florida Public…

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TVA Blocks Steady Solar Growth, Tennessee Loses Solar Jobs in 2019

If solar jobs increased nationwide and particularly in the Southeast, why did Tennessee lose solar jobs in 2019?

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Solar Creates More Jobs than Nuclear

Which electricity generation technology is the bigger job creation engine: solar or nuclear? Solar, far and wide.