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Potential Energy Market in the Southeast? What We Know So Far About SEEM

A number of Southeast utilities have been meeting behind closed doors to discuss developing a "market" of sorts across the region. Here we break down what we know so far and what…

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Florida Public Service Commission Approves Expanded Low-Income Efficiency Programs

On July 7, the Florida Public Service Commission rejected its own staff's recommendation, which would have blocked implementation of new and improved efficiency programs. The Commission also opened a rulemaking docket to…

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SunRisers: 'Solar in the Southeast' Annual Report (Part 4)

Utilities exhibiting the highest solar ambition over the next four years earn the prestigious title of SunRisers. Today's blog, the fourth in a series about our new Solar in the Southeast annual…

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Florida Up; North Carolina down: 'Solar in the Southeast' Annual Report (Part 3)

Florida will surpass North Carolina on total installed solar capacity even sooner than expected. This third blog about our recent 'Solar in the Southeast' annual report shines some light on the updated…

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

With all due respect to The Clash, Memphis has an important decision to make. The City/utility can save hundreds of millions of dollars and receive cleaner energy by leaving TVA for an…

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Florida PSC Staff Recommendation on Efficiency Raises Alarm and Questions

Why is the Staff at the Florida Public Service Commission recommending cutting back energy efficiency programs at a time when so many families are struggling to pay already-high power bills?

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'Solar in the Southeast' – Third Annual Report Highlights Disparity in Solar Growth, Policies, and Approaches Throughout the Region

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) is pleased to release the third annual 'Solar in the Southeast' report. As usual, we include a rolling four-year forward forecast, now covering the period…

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SACE Hosts Virtual Energy Town Hall as part of Memphis Has the Power Campaign

On Tuesday, June 9th, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) hosted a Virtual Energy Town Hall, as part of our Memphis Has the Power campaign. The event was moderated by Memphis…

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A Clear Divide Between Florida Utilities on Energy Efficiency

Despite having among the nation’s highest monthly residential electric bills, Florida’s utilities consistently block efforts to increase efficiency savings goals that reduce customer energy bills. But a look at their 2019 performance reports…

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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.