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TVA cautioned on pursuit of expensive, risky nuclear reactor technology

Experimental, unproven small modular reactors will squander taxpayer and utility customer investments and fail to offer clean economic development opportunities Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE,, 865-235-1448   Knoxville, Tenn. (January 12, 2017) – Today the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) accepted the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) application for an early site permit to evaluate whether the Clinch River, Tennessee site is suitable for development [ MORE » ]

Advisory: Memphis Councilwoman Patrice Robinson to Host Energy Justice Town Hall

Please join Councilwoman Patrice J. Robinson (District 3) to learn more about the issue of energy justice in Memphis and Shelby County this Thursday, January 12th, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. at the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library. After a brief presentation from Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital CHAMP program and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, a panel of community leaders will be present [ MORE » ]

Georgia Regulators Approve Multi-Billion Dollar Cost Increase for Southern Company’s Delayed Plant Vogtle Reactors

Settlement Rewards Utility, Contractors for Years of Mistakes Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865.235.1448   Atlanta, Ga. (December 20, 2016) ///PRESS RELEASE/// Today the Georgia Public Service Commissioners unanimously approved a controversial settlement agreement that fails to provide substantial protections to Georgia Power customers for billions of dollars in increased costs associated with the likely 45-month delayed nuclear reactors under construction at Plant Vogtle in [ MORE » ]

Georgia Power Company’s Renewable Cost Benefit Analysis a Step in the Right Direction

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Praises Agreement Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865.235.1448   Today, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) thanks the Georgia Public Service Commission for its approval of the Joint Recommendation for the Renewable Cost Benefit (RCB) Framework. This framework will be utilized in the implementation of Georgia Power Company’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative (“REDI”). This program was approved as part [ MORE » ]

SACE Final Brief Vogtle Settlement before GA PSC


Plains and Eastern Clean Line Affordable Wind Power for the Tennessee Valley

Clean Line – Memphis Fact Sheet What is the Plains and Eastern Clean Line? The Plains and Eastern Clean Line is a newly proposed high voltage direct current transmission project that would provide about 4,000 megawatts of high-quality Oklahoma/Texas wind power to Arkansas and Tennessee. It is expected to generate thousands of jobs, conserve water, reduce pollution, and enhance economic development across the Southeast. [ MORE » ]

Georgia Regulators to Conduct “Non-Review” of Multi-Billion Dollar Cost Increases for Nuclear Power Expansion Project

Proposed Agreement Rewards Southern Company for Bungled, Massively Over Budget and 45-Month Delayed Plant Vogtle Reactors Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865.235.1448   Atlanta, Ga. (November 18, 2016) ///PRESS RELEASE/// Today Georgia Power and the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) Staff filed joint testimony supporting a controversial Stipulation Agreement proposed last month that fails to provide substantial protections to Georgia Power customers for billions of [ MORE » ]

Vogtle Prudency Joint Testimony GPC PSC Staff


Nuclear Plant Expansion Could be Devastating to Nearby National Parks

Turkey Point Proposal Could Seriously Harm Water Quality, Wildlife in Area   BACKGROUND: There is a proposal to expand Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant in South Florida, owned and operated by Florida Power & Light (FPL). FPL is proposing to add two new nuclear units, making it one of the largest nuclear power facilities in the country. Today, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), the [ MORE » ]

SACE Vogtle Prudency Review Summary