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Knoxville heats up: City Council takes KUB to task over rising fixed fees

Things got heated at the Knoxville City Council meeting Tuesday night, as Knoxville decision-makers showed they are listening to constituents, and question the Knoxville Utilities Board's (KUB) high mandatory fixed fees on…

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South Carolina PSC Slaps Down Outrageous Duke Fee Hike

The South Carolina Public Service Commission (PSC) issued its conclusions for Duke Energy's proposed fee hike this week, which amounted to a victory for customers. Though the Commission's order is not perfect,…

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SACE Input on the Georgia Power IRP (Integrated Resource Plan)

SACE formally intervenes in the Georgia Power IRP (Integrated Resource Plan) process. This blog summarizes our recommendations for expanding energy efficiency and renewables in the plan.

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TVA is the biggest SunBlocker (again): Solar in the Southeast (Part 4)

The fourth installment of our blog series discussing the outcomes of SACE's 2018 "Solar in the Southeast" report discusses TVA's shortcomings when it comes to embracing clean solar.

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State of Tennessee Agrees TVA Should Be Conducting Its Business In Public

This blog is written by Lindsay Pace, Regional Organizer in Tennessee working on the Renew TN campaign. The current state of affairs in Tennessee is #NotPublicPower.

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Recap: Customers Slam Duke Energy's Terrible Fee Hike

This blog was originally published on April 5, 2019 following the conclusion of the the multiple Public hearings across South Carolina. It has been updated to reflect the unanimous ruling from the…

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Utility Leaders, current and future: "Solar in the Southeast" (part 3)

Last week, our blog series took a look at the SunRisers. But there are a number of other large utilities who deserve recognition on both our current and future leaderboards. Today's blog…

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Solar in the Southeast: 2018 SunRisers (Part 2)

In the second post of our series following up on the release of SACE's 2018 "Solar in the Southeast" Report, we shed some light on old and new SunRisers, those utilities who…

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Rewarding Failure: Taxpayers on Hook for $12 Billion Nuclear Boondoggle

This guest blog was posted with permission from The Hill and originally appeared on, April 2nd, 2019. It was written by Debbie Dooley and Sara Barczak. Dooley is one of the national…

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"Solar in the Southeast" 2018 Annual Report (Part 1)

We are pleased to release of the second annual "Solar in the Southeast" report and hope that you will find the data and analysis both helpful and interesting. We updated last year's…