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Analysis: Overall Southeast Utilities Have More Summer Peak Hours, Some Are “Winter Peaking”

Overall electric demand is flat in the Southeast, but what is happening with peak demand? Does your favorite utility peak in the winter or summer? What difference does it make? Find out…

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Stories from the Renew Tennessee Campaign

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy started the Renew Tennessee campaign back in 2018 with a goal of lowering utility bills for Tennesseans most in need, increasing access to clean, renewable energy,…

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Berkeley Electric Sets Pace on Helping Customers Through Tough Time

Berkeley Electric Cooperative announced on Monday that it will be refunding customer security deposits, as a way to help customers weather the uncertain financial times ahead. Thousands of people in coastal South…

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Just How Unaffordable Is Energy in Memphis?

Memphis has the most unaffordable energy of any major city in the nation.  You may have heard about the energy affordability crisis in Memphis. Perhaps the most authoritative resource on energy affordability…

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Take Action to Ensure Utilities Suspend Disconnections + Recommended Resources and Reading Roundup While Practicing Social Distancing During COVID-19

Millions of people are facing unprecedented hardship as the COVID-19 coronavirus takes its toll on public health and livelihoods. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) has spent decades advocating for smart…

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LIVE: Utilities that Have and Have Not Suspended Disconnects Amid COVID-19

The Energy and Policy Institute is tracking which utilities are suspending disconnections during the coronavirus outbreak, as well as regulators that are mandating suspensions. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is re-posting…

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The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly: How KUB’s New Contract Sells Its Customers Short

The ink is drying on two major contracts Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) entered in with Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) on Thursday:  A multi-decade contract for KUB to purchase power from TVA (page…

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Should MLGW Break Free From TVA?

In the coming months, Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW), which provides electricity to Memphis residents, will be evaluating its long-term plan for obtaining power. MLGW currently purchases wholesale energy from the…

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Hats Off to the Florida Public Service Commission for Approving the Nation's Largest Community Solar Program

The innovative SolarTogether program will bring nearly 1.5 gigawatts (GW) of solar along with $1.8 billion of investment and an estimated 4,000 solar jobs to Florida over the next two years.

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Duke Energy Carolinas Rate Case Update: Beyond the Coal Ash Issue

Duke Energy Carolinas, in its current rate structures and its proposed rate case, is out of touch with the needs of its residential customers. Technical testimony backs up what many residents have…