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SACE and Allies Urge Congress to Pass Legislation Requiring 100% Clean Electricity in the United States by 2035

Fully decarbonizing the power sector, along with electrification, would reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 70-80%, helping fulfill our commitments under the Paris Climate Agreement while simultaneously creating millions of jobs, cleaning…

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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: Every Year Matters and Every Choice Matters

Several electric utilities in the region have set long-term goals to reduce carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions...but will it be too little too late? To answer this question, SACE has analyzed historical data…

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Stakeholders request FERC hold Technical Conference on Southeast market issues

One thing has become clear from the various comments submitted to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on the Southeast Energy Exchange Market or SEEM: there is a strong desire for FERC…

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The Pandemic Effect - Efficiency Performance and Energy Affordability Challenges in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic made energy bills even more unaffordable for families in the Southeast, while utility energy efficiency programs also took a hit. New data shows how the response taken by each…

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Nothing to Lose, everything to gain: Memphians will only benefit from MLGW’s request for proposals

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 for…

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Memphis Elected Officials Reject Byhalia Pipeline

Over the past week, Memphis City Council and Shelby County Commission each took actions to protect the community from the impacts of the Byhalia Connection, the proposed pipeline that would carry crude…

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Southern Company and Georgia Power are funding politicians sponsoring voter suppression efforts. We’re fighting back

Update: SB 202 passed the Georgia House on the morning of Thursday, March 25  by a party-line vote of 100 to 75, and was passed by the Senate that night on a…

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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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Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM): What we know, Q&A-style

A number of utilities filed a proposal to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in February to create the Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM). We haven't posted on SEEM for a while,…