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Federal Audit & Newly-Obtained Records Show TVA is Abusing Use of Luxury Aircraft for Friends and Family

Report underscores concerns that CEO Bill Johnson is out of touch and raises questions of legality   Knoxville, Tenn. — One month after a consumer watchdog group voiced concerns over the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) exorbitant spending on luxury jets and helicopters, TVA’s Office of Inspector General’s released an audit that confirmed concerns raised about TVA’s spending and if the use of these luxury [ MORE » ]
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SACE Statement: TVA Proposes New Mandatory Fixed Fees

New Fees Would Impact Low and Fixed Income Customers Throughout the Tennessee Valley Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, 865-235-1448, jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Knoxville, Tenn. – Today the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) formally announced a proposal to adjust current rate structures by establishing a fixed “grid access charge” for the power it sells wholesale to local power companies. The proposal was formally announced [ MORE » ]
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Advocacy Groups Respond to TVA IRP Open House

Groups question the validity of planning process; concerned about contradictory statements and lack of transparency from TVA Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Tonight, Monday March 5th, the Tennessee Valley Authority will host an open house as TVA starts another long-term resource planning process, known as an Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). But the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) and NAACP are questioning [ MORE » ]
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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, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   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 » ]
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Solar in the Southeast: New Report Shines a Light on TVA’s Lack of Progress

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   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 » ]
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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, jennifer@cleanenergy.org 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 » ]
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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, jennifer@cleanenergy.org   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 » ]
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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, jennifer@cleanenergy.org   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 » ]
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THE 6 MILLION DOLLAR MAN COMES TO MEMPHIS

Advocates Push Back on TVA CEO Bill Johnson’s Proposal to Raise Utility Bills Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   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 » ]
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SACE Delivers Comments at Knoxville Utility Board Meeting

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