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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Utilities challenging TVA's claim of exemption from providing transmission access have withdrawn their appeal of FERC's decision, ending the pursuit of opening TVA's transmission system, for now.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.

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Where the Candidates Stand on Energy: Complete Series

The Candidates on Climate and Energy blog series highlights critical races in both federal and state offices where support for clean energy policies could be a factor that sways voters. Find links…

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MLGW's Power Supply Decision is Not an Either/Or, Best Option for Right Now is to Buy Time

After spending three years evaluating ways it can save its customers money by making changes in its power supply, Memphis Light, Gas & Water (MLGW) has recommended to its Board of Commissioners…

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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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TVA Misleading Memphis on Reliability, Consistently Imports Power from Neighbor MISO

TVA's misinformation about reliability if MLGW joins MISO is a scare tactic. In fact, without MISO, we're not sure TVA could keep the lights on in Memphis.

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SACE Intervenes to Stop TVA's Gas Plant and Pipeline in Middle Tennessee

Today SACE intervened in the docket to ask the FERC to do its own review of the need for TVA to build a new gas plant at Cumberland.

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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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Hundreds of individuals and groups, including Nashville and the EPA, submit comments on TVA’s proposed gas power plant and pipeline

Hundreds of concerned individuals, organizations, local elected officials, and power providers in the Tennessee Valley criticized TVA's proposed Cumberland fossil gas power plant and pipeline plans, and are calling instead for the…

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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…

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Evaluation Shows Memphians Would Benefit from New Power Supply, More Information Will Reveal Benefits

On June 9, Memphis’ city utility, MLGW, hosted a joint meeting to the MLGW Board and Memphis City Council to present preliminary findings of their evaluation thus far of the bids MLGW…