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Overview of Duke's Proposed NC Carbon Plan

On May 16, 2022, Duke Energy submitted its proposal for a Carbon Plan to meet goals legislated by HB 951 to the North Carolina Utilities Commission. Here is a summary of what…

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Georgians are Speaking Up About Georgia Power’s Energy Plan

SACE and partners are hosting a public meeting in Athens, Georgia on May 19 to help inform the public about Georgia Power's long-term energy resource planning process and ways to submit comments…

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KUB breaks ground on community solar project, but many details remain unclear 

On Friday, April 29th, the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) broke ground on a new 1 megawatt (MW) community solar project located in front of the city’s Public Works Building on a brownfield…

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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.

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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…

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Georgia Power Has Failed to Achieve (or Pursue) Higher Efficiency Savings

Integrated Resource Planning is meant to find the least cost, most reliable, and least risky resources to meet customers' future energy needs. Unfortunately, Georgia Power sidelined energy efficiency in its most recent…

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Georgia’s Energy Future Is Being Planned at the PSC

A key hearing took place last week as part of a planning process to determine what types of energy will power Georgia for the coming decades. Georgians have the opportunity to advocate…

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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.…

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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.

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Turning Point for Efficiency at Dominion Energy South Carolina

Efficiency savings at Dominion SC barely reach the regional average, falling far short of both the company's own program targets and national peers. But new resource planning requirements and greater Commission oversight…