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Concerned Ratepayers From Around Tennessee Address TVA Board Meeting

Chattanooga, Tenn. – Concerned ratepayers from cities across Tennessee, worried by their escalating power bills and newly-proposed increases in mandatory fees, gathered in Chattanooga this morning to address the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) Board of Directors during its first quarterly meeting of 2018.   The diverse crowd, hailing from Chattanooga, Knoxville, Nashville, Memphis, Murfreesboro, and other communities, spoke about a range of issues but [ MORE » ]

Calls for Johnson’s Resignation Over TVA’s Luxury Jets and Helicopter Worth Estimated $40 Million

Photos and Records Indicate Excessive Spending by TVA Executives on Multiple Corporate Jets and an $7 Million Dollar Mercedes Benz Edition Helicopter Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, MEDIA AVAILABILITY – Media are welcome to join a conference call today, Tuesday, February 13, at 11 a.m. ET by calling 727-258-5789 PIN: 97609 to discuss these findings with: Stephen A. Smith, Executive Director of Southern [ MORE » ]

Synapse Report: Electricity Prices in the Tennessee Valley

Diverse Group Challenges TVA’s Potentially Discriminatory Ratemaking Practices

New Study Reveals Steady Increase in TVA’s Residential Rates While Industrial Customers Get Huge Break Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448,   NEW SACE BLOG: Who has been getting $1.4 billion in rate cuts from TVA? Tele-press conference recorded on January 30th at 11am ET available here.   Knoxville, Tenn. – A new report by Synapse Energy Economics reveals a massive cost shift from [ MORE » ]

Turkey Pt CCS Numeric Nutrient Criteria Violations July 2016-Nov 2017


ADVISORY: New Study to Reveal Steady Increase in TVA’s Residential Rates While Industrial Customers Get Huge Break

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448,   Knoxville, Tenn. – Tomorrow, on Tuesday, January 30 at 11:00 a.m. ET/ 10:00 a.m. CT, researchers and advocates will hold a tele-press conference to discuss findings from a new report that reveals a massive cost shift from Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) industrial customers onto its residential and small business customers over the last six years. Report authors [ MORE » ]


Advocates Push Back on TVA CEO Bill Johnson’s Proposal to Raise Utility Bills Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448,   MEMPHIS, Tenn. – On Tuesday, January 23, advocates will rally outside Memphis City Hall to draw attention to the Tennessee Valley Authority’s secretive attempts to increase monthly mandatory fees on our utility bills. These mandatory fees would increase the energy burden on families across [ MORE » ]

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Condemns Solar Tariffs

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy,, 865-235-1448   Atlanta, Ga. (January 23, 2018) Yesterday, President Trump rendered a long-awaited decision by imposing a 30% tariff on imported solar panels*. This “remedy” derives from a complaint lodged by Suniva and SolarWorld seeking protection from the International Trade Commission under a rarely used provision (Section 201) of the 1974 Trade Act. “SACE is [ MORE » ]

SACE Comments on South Carolina Energy Reform Delivered at 2018 South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention

SACE comments on South Carolina energy reform delivered at 2018 South Carolina Tea Party Coalition Convention, Jan. 21, 2018

SACE Delivers Comments at Knoxville Utility Board Meeting