Kate Tracy

Communications Manager

Based in the Knoxville, Tennessee office, Kate curates the SACE voice in digital and traditional media outlets as well as email campaigns, newsletters, and action alerts. Kate also works with utility staff and ally organizations to develop and produce technical reports and webinars. She also tracks media analytics, develops creative content in digital and print form, creates and manages SACE’s campaign websites, and supports advocacy, development, and program staff to craft compelling messages based on technical analysis that move audiences to action.

Prior to SACE, Kate lived in Raleigh, North Carolina where she worked in the textile industry and helped develop sustainability programs that benefited, nonprofits, schools, and local artists.

Outside of SACE, Kate enjoys rock climbing throughout the Southeast, trail building, paddling, photography, sewing, and reading. 

Kate's Recent Posts


SACE members speak up for a clean electricity standard

Congress is currently considering a Clean Electricity Performance Program, which could drastically reduce carbon emissions and advance clean energy. Here’s what our members have to say in support of it.


Bi-Directional Charging: Engaging with Leaders and the Community to Charge Forward with Smart EV Policy

One opportunity with electric transportation is bi-directional charging. This is very much what it sounds like: energy flows from a building to a vehicle. When prompted, that energy can flow back from…


SACE members speak out against TVA replacing Kingston Coal plant with new fossil gas

We at SACE and our members know the dire consequences of continuing to pour money into fossil fuel infrastructure and the potential polluting impacts on the public’s health and the environment. We…

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News & Resources


Growing Expert Consensus on Benefits of 80% Clean Electricity by 2030

On September 27, 2021, SACE hosted guest presenter Dan Esposito from Energy Innovation to discuss their new report that synthesizes 11 recent studies on achieving high levels of clean power on the…


ADVISORY: Legislators Promote Electric Vehicles During National Drive Electric Week

Raleigh, N.C. - On Wednesday, September 29th, members of the North Carolina House of Representatives, Rep. Julie von Haefen (HD 36) and Rep. Harry Warren (HD 76), will host an Electric Vehicle Ride and Drive event at…