Kate Tracy

Communications Manager
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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


Tennesseeans Prepare to Lock Arms as They're Locked Out from TVA's Board Meeting

Ahead of TVA's quarterly board meeting, without the ability to speak directly to TVA's board, ratepayers are gathering to demand and deliver over 4,000 public comments asking TVA not build new fossil…


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…

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"Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast" Fourth Annual Report

[button color="blue" url="https://cleanenergy.org/wp-content/uploads/Tracking-Decarbonization-in-the-Southeast-Fourth-Annual-Report.pdf"]Read the Report[/button] [button color="blue" url="https://cleanenergy.org/blog/tracking-decarbonization-in-the-southeast-2022-annual-update/"]Read the report blog post[/button] Our fourth-annual "Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast" report examines power sector generation and emissions throughout the Southeast, which is home to…


SACE Comments on Cumberland Fossil Plant Retirement Draft Environmental Impact Statement

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) respectfully submits these comments in response to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) draft Environmental Impact Statement for replacement of the retiring Cumberland Fossil Plant (hereinafter…