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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Watch to see how TVA can achieve 100% clean electricity by 2030
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EPA to TVA: Review is Inadequate, More Transparency Needed

EPA states that TVA's environmental review of replacing the Kingston coal plant with new fossil gas pipeline and power plants is inadequate, and a supplemental review with more transparency is needed.

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TVA relies on out-dated info to stall solar progress and justify fossil gas

TVA needs to hit refresh! The final EIS for replacing the Kingston Fossil Plant inappropriately cites "supply chain disruptions" from 2022 -- which have largely subsided -- as rationale to build 1,500…

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TVA: NEPA is Not a Stand-in for Public Input in an IRP

While TVA's IRP is not exempt from NEPA review, TVA can and should have a separate public, accessible, and transparent process for its IRPs.

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