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TVA Blocks Steady Solar Growth, Tennessee Loses Solar Jobs in 2019

If solar jobs increased nationwide and particularly in the Southeast, why did Tennessee lose solar jobs in 2019?

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Knoxville Community Organizations Ask the City to “Show Some Love” for Clean Energy in Annual Budget

In August of 2019, the City of Knoxville passed city and community-wide carbon reduction goals. Last week, local groups gathered the day before the City's annual budget retreat, to urge leaders to…

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TVA Proposes to Axe Customer Solar Program

On November 8, SACE submitted comments to TVA on their proposal to do away with a program that compensates customers for solar generated at their house or business and replace it with…

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Voters Choose a Clean Energy Champion to Lead Knoxville!

On Tuesday, the city of Knoxville elected its next Mayor, Indya Kincannon. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) believes that Kincannon is well suited to continue to reduce the city and…

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TVA Contract Drawbacks Outweigh Benefits for KUB

SACE urges KUB to refrain from signing the bad-deal contract the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has strongly been encouraging local power companies to sign.

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Where the 2019 Knoxville Mayoral Candidates Stand on Energy

This post examines where the 2019 Knoxville mayoral candidates stand on key energy and climate issues. As a reminder general election day is less than three weeks away! Early voting starts October…

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Question: How can Knoxville lead on climate change?

Answer: Be bold, base actions on science, and involve the community.

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Will the next mayor of Knoxville be a climate leader?

Clean energy voters in Knoxville want to hear from mayoral candidates that addressing the climate crisis is a priority.

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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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O, Watt A Wonderful Start to National Drive Electric Week!

SACE staff attended four National Drive Electric Week events this past Saturday. Catch up on some highlights from the events below and stay tuned to see how events panned out in the…