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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 » ]

Advisory: Metro Atlanta Celebrates National Drive Electric Week at Avalon

Contact: Anne Blair,, 404-849-7929   Atlanta, Ga. Public officials, business leaders, the electric vehicle industry and environmental groups will join together to highlight the benefits of electric vehicles (EV) in celebration of National Drive Electric Week on September 9, 2017. Atlanta’s premier EV event will highlight the fun, clean-air benefits, and cost-savings of electric cars. The event is part of the seventh annual [ MORE » ]

Southern Company Proposes to Continue Plant Vogtle Nuclear Reactor Expansion that Doubled in Cost, Many More Years Delayed

Despite much uncertainty including increasing financial impacts to customers, utility ignores project cancellations by other regional electric utilities Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865.235.1448 Atlanta, Ga. (August 31, 2017) ///PRESS RELEASE/// Southern Company and its utility partners have proposed to continue forward with the massively over-budget and much-delayed nuclear expansion project at Plant Vogtle in Burke County Georgia along the Savannah River, despite the recent [ MORE » ]

17th Vogtle Construction Monitoring Report Exec Summary


SACE Final Brief Vogtle Construction Monitoring Docket 29849


New Report Highlights Economic Benefits of Electric Vehicles for Georgia

Contact: Anne Blair, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, 404-849- 7929, Katherine Stainken, Plug In America, 908-229-7837,   Atlanta, Ga. — A new report shows that policies supporting electric vehicles (EVs) can generate millions of dollars in net economic benefits to Georgia’s economy. The report was spurred by concern about a 90 percent drop in EVs sales in Georgia since the repeal of [ MORE » ]
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Learn About Atlantic Offshore Drilling Facts

As the Trump Administration attempts to open our shores to offshore drilling, please consider using the facts below to write a letter to the editor of your local newspaper. See tips on writing a letter to the editor and find the contact info of your local paper here. — Coastal Communities, Businesses, and Leaders Have Spoken Loudly: No Offshore Drilling! Tens of thousands of [ MORE » ]

Citizens Across the Country Join Hands Across the Sand to Send Message to President Trump: #ProtectOurCoast from Offshore Drilling

Tidal wave of opposition rises against efforts to expand offshore drilling Contact: Patrick Mitchell, (703) 276-3265 or Dede Shelton, Hands Across the Sand, (208) 724-5196 or Chris Carnevale, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, (843) 973-2637 or Pete Stauffer, Surfrider Foundation, (503) 887-0514 or Nancy Pyne, Oceana, (202) 467-1903 or Anne Hawke, Natural Resources Defense Council, (646) 823-4518 or [ MORE » ]

Toshiba-Westinghouse Financial Crisis Casualty: Southern Company’s Georgia Power suspends pursuit of new nuclear reactors in Stewart County Georgia

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, 865-235-1448 or   Atlanta, Ga. – In the wake of Toshiba’s financial meltdown, Georgia Power discussed at a hearing today before the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) the utility’s decision to suspend activities associated with pursuing new nuclear reactors in Stewart County, Georgia along the Chattahoochee River. Georgia Power summarized the decision in a document filed late Tuesday with the [ MORE » ]