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…
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…
We Won’t Give Up on Justice for the Kingston Coal Ash Workers
13 years after TVA’s massive ash spill, workers and advocates attend a critical court hearing.
10 Key Questions to Ask as Memphis Considers Future of Electricity Supply
On June 9 Memphis City Council will join the Memphis Light, Gas, and Water (MLGW) Board of Commissioners for a joint meeting to hear a presentation summarizing the proposals MLGW has received…
KUB breaks ground on community solar project, but many details remain unclear
This blog post was written by Brady Watson, former Civic Engagement Coordinator for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. On Friday, April 29th, the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) broke ground on a…
Coal Ash Town Hall Underscores Need for More Public Oversight of TVA
Moving toxic coal ash from its current location in Memphis is a necessary first step to protecting our water supply, but it needs to be moved in the safest, least impactful way.
TVA plans to replace Cumberland coal plant with another fossil fuel
In 2021 TVA announced it would shutter the Cumberland coal plant. Last week, TVA proposed to lock customers into paying for fossil gas to replace it, without fully exploring efficiency and renewable…
U.S. Senate to hold hearing on Biden-appointed TVA Board nominees on April 6
This Wednesday, April 6, 2022, at 2:30 PM ET, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee will hold a hearing to review three nominations to the Tennessee Valley Authority's Board of Directors.…
Memphis Is Evaluating New Electricity Suppliers
Memphis’ municipal electric provider is evaluating proposals for new suppliers of power, which could be one of the most consequential clean energy developments in the Southeast this year.
TVA Utility Customers Appeal FERC's Decision Preventing Access to TVA's Transmission
Two TVA local power companies have filed an appeal to the DC Circuit Court after a decision by federal regulators blocked their ability to fairly access TVA's transmission system.