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Solar in the Southeast: New Report Highlights Solar Data and Trends Throughout the Southeast

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448,   Southern Alliance for Clean Energy held a telephone press conference at 11 am ET, Tuesday, February 27 to address any media questions on the report. A recording of the call can be found here. Speakers Included: Dr. Stephen A. Smith, Executive Director, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy Bryan Jacob, Solar Program Director, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy [ MORE » ]

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 » ]

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,   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 » ]

SACE Brief 17th Vogtle Construction Monitoring review


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 » ]

Peter Bradford Testimony 17 Vogtle Construction Monitoring Review


DIRTY DOZEN 2017: Dirty Energy, Dirty Politics Top List

Contact: Joe Cook, 706-409-0128, or Jennifer Rennicks, 865-235-1448, For more information about specific Dirty Dozen sites view the report at:   Atlanta, Ga. (November 14, 2017) Today, Georgia’s leading water advocacy organizations comprising the Georgia Water Coalition, which includes the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, released their “Dirty Dozen” for 2017 in a 28-page report highlighting 12 of the worst offenses [ MORE » ]

Georgia Water Coalition to Release 2017 Dirty Dozen Report

CONTACTS: Joe Cook, Coosa River Basin Initiative, 706-409-0128, Jesse Demonbreun-Chapman, Coosa River Basin Initiative, 706-232-2724,     WHAT: On Tuesday, Nov. 14, the Georgia Water Coalition (which includes the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy) will host a tele-press conference for the release of the seventh annual Dirty Dozen report which highlights 12 of the worst offenses to Georgia’s waters, including the shared [ MORE » ]

SACE Statement: ITC Finds Injury to US Solar Manufacturers

Energy advocates warn billions in solar investments and thousands of jobs at risk in the Southeast Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448,   Knoxville, Tenn. – Today the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) unanimously found that imported solar panels harm domestic solar manufacturers, so the decision on whether or not to impose tariffs for imported solar panels now goes to the Trump Administration. The [ MORE » ]

TVA Proposal Could Streamline Behind-the-Scenes Rate Changes

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE,, 865-235-1448   Knoxville, Tenn. (September 7, 2017) – For the first time in almost 35 years, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) is proposing to drastically narrow the circumstances in which it seeks public input into decisions under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). TVA’s proposal coincides with indications that the regional utility is working behind the scenes to change [ MORE » ]