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After six-month delay, MLGW’s process to find an alternative energy supply gets an unexpected restart

UPDATE: Update: At their April 6th meeting, the Memphis City Council voted to approve the issuance of a request for proposals (RFP) in order for MLGW to seek alternative power supply options…

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SACE files response to TVA in FERC transmission access case

Back in January, four of TVA's local power company (LPC) customers filed a complaint at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the ability to pay TVA to use its transmission lines…

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TVA Lost Its Way on Energy Efficiency, Now It's Dragging Southeast Down and Pushing Customer Bills Up

TVA was once a symbol of progress, but in recent years has gutted its energy efficiency offerings. Instead of holding the Southeast back, it's time TVA embraced a bold new vision for…

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Byhalia Pipeline is contrary to the future we need

SACE opposes the Byhalia Connection Pipeline, a proposed pipeline that would pump crude oil from Southwest Memphis to Marshall County, Mississippi.

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TVA offers to use customer money to pay utility legal fees for support of TVA monopoly

The Tennessee Valley Authority is the nation's largest public power utility. It is owned by the federal government but operates solely on revenues from electricity customers across the Tennessee Valley. And we…

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Knoxville Climate Council Holds Recap Meeting

On Wednesday, January 20th, the Knoxville Mayor’s Climate Council convened for a recap meeting to discuss the work they had done since the body first began meeting in May of 2020. You…

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FERC complaint filed against TVA could allow customers access to cheaper, cleaner power

On Monday, January 11, 2021, several LPCs filed a FPA complaint at FERC against TVA. Here we'll breakdown the alphabet soup and explain why this has the potential to fundamentally change the…

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Newest KUB Board member aims to remove barriers and advocate for low-income customers

UPDATE: On January 21, 2021, Claudia Caballero was sworn in as KUB's newest board member. The ACT on KUB coalition came together in the summer of 2020 as a collaborative attempt among…

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Update on President Trump's Nominations to TVA Board as U.S. Senate session winds down

There's a chance two nominees for TVA's Board could be voted on by the U.S. Senate before the session ends if they are attached to other legislation, though time is running out.…

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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: TVA's stalled decarbonization disadvantages the Tennessee Valley

SACE tracks carbon emissions and planned generation in its annual report entitled "Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast" to answer the question of whether or not the power sector is decarbonizing at a…