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Gulf Power Settlement is WIN for Consumers, Energy Efficiency, & Solar

Customers won big this month when Gulf Power, in a settlement of its proposed rate hike, pulled back on a requested huge increase in the fixed charge portion of customers’ bills. A…

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Gulf Power Customers Face Unprecedented Fee Increase

About every four years, Florida’s biggest power companies come to the Florida Public Service Commission asking for a rate hike. We’ve come to expect it. However, Gulf Power’s current proposed rate hike…

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Reducing the Energy Burden in the Southeast: Tackling Energy Efficiency in Multifamily Housing

When temperatures drop in the Southeast – as occurred this past week – many residents turn up their thermostat to stay warm and comfortable. Unfortunately, this is not a luxury that all…

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Massive Rate Increase Lands FPL On Naughty List

SACE Florida Director Susan Glickman also contributed to this post. Christmas may be 25 days away, but it came early for the state’s biggest power company, Florida Power and Light (FPL). Following the…

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TVA: The Time to Contract for Clean Line's Wind Power is Now

The time to contract for low cost wind power is now. One of the largest renewable energy projects our region has seen will bring huge amounts of cheap wind energy to the…

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Public window into Florida utility planning opens, shuts

While Floridians await a Public Service Commission (PSC) ruling later this year on a 24% rate hike for Florida Power & Light, the Commission is also considering another matter: acceptance of Ten…

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Chattanoogans Ask TVA for Help With Energy Efficiency

This blog is the third in a series SACE is publishing on recent energy efficiency advocacy meetings between Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) and community members across the Tennessee Valley. The first blog,…

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"Deceptive Language Award" Presented to Utility Companies Supporting Florida's Amendment 1

This is a guest post from the Clear Language Institute located in Sarasota, Florida. To read the original post, go here. The Clear Language Institute Publicly Recognizes "World Class Deception" in Proposed…

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Guest Blog: Florida Solar Businesses Speak Out Against Amendment 1

This is a guest blog from the Erika Dunayer with Florida Solar Energy Industries Association (FlaSEIA) which is a non-profit professional association of  solar companies. Since 1977, FlaSEIA has been dedicated to protecting…

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Climate Change, Zika Virus, TVA and Clean Line Windpower , Dr. Stephen A. Smith

Below are the public comments given by Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's Executive Director, Dr. Stephen A. Smith, to the TVA Board of Directors during a public meeting held August 25, 2016. First,…