Electric Vehicles are Gaining Ground in the Southeast as Billions of Investment Dollars Flow
The Southeast electric vehicle market continues growing even as supportive public policies are lagging. But the policy landscape may change as over 40% of the nation's EV and supply chain investment has…
Five Key Priorities for New TVA Board Leadership
On February 16, six new members of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors will join three existing members for the first quarterly TVA Board meeting of 2023 in Florence, Alabama.…
A New Chance to Go Big with Energy Efficiency in Tennessee
By partnering with local governments to leverage massive new federal grants, TVA can re-embrace efficiency and end Tennessee's status of having among the highest energy consumption in the nation.
TVA CEO Releases Record of Decision on New Gas Plant
On Friday, January 20, 2023, the Tennessee Valley Authority's CEO, Jeff Lyash published a Record of Decision in the Federal Register: it plans to replace the retiring Cumberland coal plant with a…
Senate Approves TVA Board Nominees
All six of President Biden's nominees for the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors were confirmed by the US Senate on December 21, 2022.
TVA Nears Decision to Build New Gas Plant and Pipeline in Middle Tennessee
TVA is trying to lock in the gas plants it wants to build at Cumberland and Kingston so that these decisions cannot be backtracked in the next IRP.
Here’s What Memphians Are Saying About MLGW’s Power Supply Considerations
Memphians are speaking up, saying they do not want to be tied to TVA indefinitely, but rather want MLGW to leave all options on the table right now. Here are some excerpts…
Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for U.S. House District 7 in Tennessee, Odessa Kelly
In this blog post, we examine the policies and positions of Odessa Kelly, Democratic candidate running for U.S. House District 7 in Tennessee. Also in this series, we profile Mark Green, the…
Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for U.S. House District 7 in Tennessee, Mark Green
In this blog post, we examine the policies and positions of Mark Green, incumbent Republican candidate running for U.S. House District 7 in Tennessee. Also in this series, we profile Odessa Kelly,…
Local Utilities Withdraw Appeal for Transmission Access from TVA
Utilities challenging TVA's claim of exemption from providing transmission access have withdrawn their appeal of FERC's decision, ending the pursuit of opening TVA's transmission system, for now. But future options remain.