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TVA deceives the public and the press with misleading claim of solar commitment

Despite what the Tennessee Valley Authority wants you to think, the utility does not have any intention of installing 14 gigawatts (GW) of solar over the next 20 years. In reality, the…

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North Carolina orders Duke Energy to evaluate coal retirements

Coal retirement evaluations, carbon dioxide reduction plans, and evaluation of all - yes, all - resources are now firmly required by the North Carolina Utilities Commission. Duke Energy has until November to…

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SACE Input on the Georgia Power IRP (Integrated Resource Plan)

SACE formally intervenes in the Georgia Power IRP (Integrated Resource Plan) process. This blog summarizes our recommendations for expanding energy efficiency and renewables in the plan.

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Corporate Leadership: Solar in the Southeast (part 5)

The final installment in this blog series highlights corporate leadership in renewable procurement. Five companies are doing nine projects in three Southeastern states totaling more than 1,000 MW (1 GW) of solar.

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The Sun Keeps Shining In SC With Passage of Solar Bill

Let Freedom Ring! The South Carolina Legislature has unanimously passed the South Carolina Energy Freedom Act, paving the way for continued solar growth and energy competition in the Palmetto State. This comprehensive solar…

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Dear Tomorrow - A Mother's Day Letter on Climate Action

This letter was written by SACE organizer Lindsay Pace to her young daughter, Gray, for Mother's Day back in 2016 through the Dear Tomorrow campaign. Lindsay’s letter beautifully captures why she and…

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Energy Bill Package in Nashville Could Be A Step To #RenewTN

This blog post was written by Jason Carney, former Clean Energy Program Manager with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. Update: The bills passed on June 4, 2019.

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TVA is the biggest SunBlocker (again): Solar in the Southeast (Part 4)

The fourth installment of our blog series discussing the outcomes of SACE's 2018 "Solar in the Southeast" report discusses TVA's shortcomings when it comes to embracing clean solar.

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Utility Leaders, current and future: "Solar in the Southeast" (part 3)

Last week, our blog series took a look at the SunRisers. But there are a number of other large utilities who deserve recognition on both our current and future leaderboards. Today's blog…

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A 'Just Transition' for Coal Country

As we celebrate progress in the right direction in terms of reducing climate pollution, we also recognize that many local economies have been historically dependent on jobs in the fossil fuel industry.…