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House Committee on Energy and Commerce Calls for Long-Overdue TVA Oversight

On Thursday, January 13, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce addressed a letter to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) outlining areas where the nation's largest public utility…

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After pressure from local advocates, KUB board votes to reallocate pandemic relief funds to help those most in need

After community input from advocates like the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), at their December 16 meeting, the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) board passed a resolution to reallocate Tennessee Valley Authority…

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Tennesseeans urge TDEC to deny TVA request that would allow more toxic pollution from the Kingston Fossil Plant

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) held an informational meeting and public input session on Monday, November 22 in Kingston, Tennessee regarding the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) request to modify…

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Memphis City Council adds another layer of protection against future pipelines 

At their November 16 meeting, Memphis City Council members took additional action to protect the city’s residents and drinking water. This latest law, which comes after months of debate and legal wrangling,…

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TVA Board gives away power plant decision-making authority to CEO Jeff Lyash, while also giving him a raise

At the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) Board meeting on November 10, Board members voted to delegate decision-making authority around the Kingston and Cumberland coal plants to CEO Jeff Lyash, an outspoken proponent…

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Tennesseeans Prepare to Lock Arms as They're Locked Out from TVA's Board Meeting

Ahead of TVA's quarterly board meeting, without the ability to speak directly to TVA's board, ratepayers are gathering to demand and deliver over 4,000 public comments asking TVA not build new fossil…

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Congress Can Help Tennessee Lead Charge to Electric Vehicle Transition

Beyond money and jobs, electric cars and trucks are important for our health and the health of our children, who are especially affected by pollution.

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Our climate is changing, small towns need help adapting

As floodwaters ravaged Middle Tennessee on a Saturday in August, people reached out to ask if my family and I were okay. We were. This was a familiar experience, right down to…

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SACE Supports Innovative TN Solar + Storage Project, Calls on TVA to Drop Opposition

A proposed solar + storage project in Tennessee exemplifies innovative models needed to meet climate goals, generate economic development, and create jobs. The nation’s largest public power company wants to block it…

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Customers Remain Without Options in TVA's Fence

Federal regulators missed an opportunity to poke holes in the TVA fence, leaving customers without options for lower cost, cleaner power.