Tennessee is home to extraordinary places such as the Smoky Mountains and Cumberland Plateau, as well as huge potential for clean energy. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is a federally-owned independent utility agency that provides electricity to more than 99 percent of the state.

Unfortunately too many Tennesseans pay a high percentage of their income on annual energy needs. The state lags behind other Southeastern states in the investments in energy efficiency and renewable energy that would help ease high energy burdens seen across the Volunteer State. SACE is committed to moving Tennessee forward on clean energy in a way that protects consumers and ensures a healthy and just green economy for all.

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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…


After pressure from local advocates, KUB board votes to reallocate pandemic relief funds to help those most in need

After community input from advocates like the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), at their December 16 meeting, the Knoxville Utilities Board (KUB) board passed a resolution to reallocate Tennessee Valley Authority…


Tennesseeans urge TDEC to deny TVA request that would allow more toxic pollution from the Kingston Fossil Plant

The Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) held an informational meeting and public input session on Monday, November 22 in Kingston, Tennessee regarding the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) request to modify…

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