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.
Unprecedented Funding Opportunities for Home Energy Upgrades
SACE hosted a workshop in Knoxville to help spread awareness about the unprecedented opportunities for residents to make home improvements that reduce energy use, lower utility bills, and improve comfort and safety.
Undiversified: TVA's Economic Development Problem, Failure to Invest in Energy Efficiency
It's time TVA showed it cares about the economic well-being of its existing customers and local communities by truly investing in energy efficiency.
Energy Efficiency in the Southeast Annual Report: Federal Funding Adds to Tremendous Potential
Despite years of underinvestment on efficiency in the Southeast, a massive infusion of new federal funding and recent changes in utility resource planning create a once-in-a-generation opportunity to cash in our region's…