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S. David Freeman - A Friend and A Visionary Force of Nature (1926 - 2020)

I know of no single human that can claim a greater impact in shaping progressive energy policy than my friend and mentor S. David Freeman.

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How Much Money Could Memphis Save if MLGW Leaves TVA?

Expert reports have shown MLGW could save hundreds of millions of dollars a year if they left TVA. Those savings could lead to more local jobs and money kept in Memphians pockets.

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City of Knoxville Takes Step to Realizing Carbon Reduction Goals

Last Tuesday, April 28th, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) hosted a webinar where SACE's Executive Director, Dr. Stephen A. Smith, and the City of Knoxville’s Sustainability Director, Brian Blackmon, updated…

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Former TVA Chair, David Freeman, Joins Clean Energy Organization as Senior Energy Advisor

Energy industry leader and former TVA Chairman, S. David Freeman has joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy as a Senior Energy Advisor. Freeman and SACE Executive Director, Dr. Stephen Smith will…

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Memphis: The Time is Right to Do What is Right and Take Action

This guest blog post is written by Pearl Eva Walker, Memphis resident who works on the Memphis Has the Power Campaign. The past month we have all understandably been preoccupied with the…

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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 goals of lowering utility bills for Tennesseans most in need, increasing access to clean, renewable energy, and…

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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…