TVA Utility Customers Appeal FERC's Decision Preventing Access to TVA's Transmission
Two TVA local power companies have filed an appeal to the DC Circuit Court after a decision by federal regulators blocked their ability to fairly access TVA's transmission system.
SACE’s Fourth Annual “Energy Efficiency in the Southeast” Report: Efficiency Key to Decarbonization
With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, efficiency performance in the Southeast fell substantially in 2020. Utility commitments to decarbonize will fall short without substantially more energy efficiency and clear plans to…
TVA's Response to Congressional Oversight Inquiry is Inadequate and Misleading
TVA's response to the House Energy & Commerce Committee's oversight inquiry includes many outdated, misleading, and incomplete claims. We break down what is fact and what is fiction.
SACE Joins Challenge to Monopoly Utilities' Proposed Southeast "Market"
The Southeast faces serious energy burdens driven, in part, by high electricity costs. The region could benefit from more competition, not more ways monopoly utilities can take advantage of captured customers as…
House Committee on Energy and Commerce Calls for Long-Overdue TVA Oversight
On Thursday, January 13, 2022, the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Energy and Commerce addressed a letter to the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) outlining areas where the nation's largest public utility…
Bill Filed to Crush Solar Choice in the Sunshine State
The wolf is always at the door for rooftop solar, this time FPL aims to crush solar choice, and solar jobs once and for all.
Efficiency Jobs Top All Others in Clean Energy – By A Lot!
The surprising fact is energy efficiency employs more than 2 million workers, which is over four times more jobs than solar, wind, coal, and fossil gas combined.
After pressure from local advocates, KUB board votes to reallocate pandemic relief funds to help those most in need
This blog post was written by Brady Watson, former Civic Engagement Coordinator for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. After community input from advocates like the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE),…
South Carolina Utility Regulators Mandate Duke Plan that Keeps Carbon Flat
On Tuesday, December 14, 2021, the South Carolina Public Service Commission held a business meeting where the Commissioners approved a directive to Duke Energy on its 2020 Integrated Resource Plans (Dockets 2019-224-E,…
Why Equity Must Be Central to Transportation Electrification
Electric transportation can be both the figurative and literal vehicle to help further social justice and improve the lives and livelihoods of many in low-income and rural communities.