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ADVISORY: Electric Vehicle Advocates Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day with Community Clean-Up

On Monday, January 15, 2018, electric vehicle (EV) advocates and supporters will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a community clean-up and educational rally on electric vehicles. EVs are cleaner for our environment and less expensive to drive - making them a great choice for EVeryone. Join us to celebrate the freedom of going electric. For the event invitation, go here: WHAT: On Monday, January 15, 2018, electric vehicle (EV) advocates and supporters will celebrate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with a community clean-up and educational rally on electric vehicles. EVs are cleaner for our environment and less expensive to drive - making them a great choice for EVeryone. Join us to celebrate the freedom of going electric. For the event invitation, go here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/evs-for-everyone-martin-luther-king-jr-community-clean-up-ev-rally-tickets-41433774535?aff=eac2
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It’s a Go for Plant Vogtle: Georgia Regulators Reject Staff, Expert Recommendations to Protect Customers from Delayed, Over Budget Nuclear Expansion

Though project deemed uneconomic for customers to continue paying for, Commissioners approve minor lowering of Southern Company’s profit & Company agrees to continue Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Atlanta, Ga. (December 21, 2017) ///PRESS RELEASE/// In a unanimous vote this morning, the five-elected members of the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) ignored their own Staff’s recommendations and that of other intervenors, including [ MORE » ]
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Consumidores de la FPL a Pagar Sobre los $200 Millones Por Décadas de Negligencia por Parte de la Compañía Eléctrica

El Comisionado de Servicio Público (PSC) de la Florida aprobó la solicitud de la FPL de cobrar a familias y negocios por la limpieza de la Polución subterránea de la Planta Nuclear de Turkey Point pese a recibir más de 800 peticiones a negar de consumidores Contacto: Claudia Tenzer, 305-450-6668, ctenzer@conservationconceptsllc.org Tallahasee, Fla. – La Comisión del Servicio Público de la Florida hoy ignoró [ MORE » ]
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FPL Customers to Pay Over $200 Million Due to Decades of FPL Negligence

Florida PSC approves FPL’s request to charge families and businesses to clean up underground pollution from Turkey Point in spite over 800 letters from customers Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Tallahassee, Fla. –The Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) ignored over 800 customer requests today by unanimously approving Florida Power & Light’s (FPL) request to charge customers for a proposed plan to remediate [ MORE » ]
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Advisory: Conference Takes Aim at Energy Burdens in Memphis

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 6, 2017 Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org Danna Walker, NRDC, 240-498-6193, dwalker@nrdc.org Advisory: Conference Takes Aim at Energy Burdens in Memphis Clean Energy, Economic Justice and Health Advocates Organize Around Lowering Utility Bills MEMPHIS, Tenn. – On Thursday, December 7th, health community experts, clean energy advocates, and social and economic justice groups will take part in a one-day conference, [ MORE » ]
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Experts Agree It Is Uneconomic for Georgia Power Customers to Shoulder Costs if Bungled Plant Vogtle Nuclear Expansion Project Continues

Hearing next week will discuss dire financial impacts to customers Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865.235.1448   Atlanta, Ga. (December 6, 2017) ///PRESS RELEASE/// Despite Georgia Power’s announcement yesterday of securing the remaining Toshiba Parent Guarantee, extensive expert testimony filed at the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) deems the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project no longer economic for customers to pay for, should it continue. [ MORE » ]
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Poll Shows Majority of Tennessee Voters Support Solar and Oppose Fixed Charges On Bill or Restrictions to Customer Choice

Nearly nine in 10 Tennessee voters want solar on their homes and prefer electricity bills based on usage, rather than fixed fees A recording of the December 4th tele-press conference to release this data will be available here shortly following the call. Nashville, Tenn. (December 4, 2017) – Recent polling conducted by North Star Opinion Research shows widespread support throughout Tennessee for solar energy [ MORE » ]
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ADVISORY: Poll Shows Majority of Tennessee Voters Support Solar

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 29, 2017 Contact: Alissa Jean Schafer, Alissa@cleanenergy.org, 865-235-1448 ADVISORY: Poll Shows Majority of Tennessee Voters Support Solar Nashville, Tenn. (November 29, 2017) – Recent polling conducted by North Star Opinion Research shows widespread support throughout Tennessee for solar energy as well as strong opposition to solar market barriers currently being erected by the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA). North Star pollster [ MORE » ]
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ADVISORY: North Carolina Utilities Commission To Hold Hearing on Duke Energy Progress Rate Increase

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 27, 2017 Contact: Gudrun Thompson, 919-810-1856, gthompson@selcnc.org Advisory: North Carolina Utilities Commission To Hold Hearing on Duke Energy Progress Rate Increase Raleigh, N.C. – The North Carolina Utilities Commission will hold a trial-type evidentiary hearing beginning Monday, November 27, 2017 on Duke Energy Progress’ proposal to increase its rates and mandatory fees. The Commission will first hear testimony from Duke [ MORE » ]
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Advocates win important first round against FPL’s leaking nuclear plant: Judge rules that citizen groups’ Clean Water Act challenge can move forward

Miami, Fla. – The Honorable United States District Judge Darrin P. Gayles, after a hearing and de novo review of the record on November 16, 2017, denied Florida Power & Light’s (FPL) Motion to Dismiss the Plaintiffs’ lawsuit against FPL for violations of the Clean Water Act and National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit caused by their Turkey Point facility near Miami. Judge [ MORE » ]