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Dr. Stephen A. Smith Honored as 2017 TenneSEIA Solar Champion

  NASHVILLE, Tenn., October 19, 2017—The Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association (TenneSEIA) awarded its 2017 Solar Champion award to Dr. Stephen A. Smith at a reception following its annual meeting in Nashville. The non-profit organization serves as the primary advocacy group for the solar industry in Tennessee. Since 1993, Dr. Smith has led the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) as its Executive Director. [ MORE » ]
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Nuclear Licensing Board Rules in Favor of Conservation Groups’ Initial Challenge of TVA’s Proposal for Risky New Nuclear Power Technology at Clinch River Site in Tennessee

Experimental small modular reactor technology is expensive, water-intensive and not needed Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Knoxville, Tenn. – Yesterday a federal nuclear licensing board ruled in favor of the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and the Tennessee Environmental Council in their initial challenge of the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) proposal to site an untested, experimental new nuclear power technology — small [ MORE » ]
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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, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   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 » ]
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TVA Proposal Could Streamline Behind-the-Scenes Rate Changes

Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, jennifer@cleanenergy.org, 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 » ]
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Conservation Groups Challenge TVA’s Proposal for Risky New Nuclear Power Technology at Clinch River Site in Tennessee

Small modular reactor technology expensive, water-intensive and not needed Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, jennifer@cleanenergy.org ***UPDATED RESOURCES*** Sara Barczak, High Risk Energy Choices Program Director for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, delivered the following statement during a telepress conference held on June 15th, 2017. Dr. M.V. Ramana’s statement from June 15th telepresser Don Safer statement from June 15th telepresser Full recording from telepress [ MORE » ]
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Conservation Groups, Experts Discuss Concerns with TVA’s Proposal for Risky New Nuclear Power Technology at Clinch River Site in Tennessee

Small modular reactor technology expensive, water-intensive and not needed Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865-235-1448, jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Knoxville, Tenn. – Join us Thursday, June 15 at 12:00 p.m. EDT, for a telepress conference with a panel of speakers that includes local, regional and national experts discussing concerns about safety and environmental risk posed by Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) proposal to site an untested, new nuclear [ MORE » ]
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MLGW Receives $1 Million to Address Extreme Energy Burdens

Just Energy Memphis Coalition Behind the Push for TVA’s Investment   NAACP Media Contact: Latrivia Welch, Welch Public Relations, 901-922-9399, Latrivia@WelchPr.com Partner Stakeholder Contacts: Jennifer Rennicks, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org, 865-235-1448 Rita Harris, Sierra Club, rita.harris@sierraclub.org, 901-497-5798 Deidre Malone, President@NaacpMemphis.org , 901-521-1343   (March 22, 2017 – Memphis, Tenn.) Today, during a meeting of the Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW) Board [ MORE » ]
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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, jennifer@cleanenergy.org, 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 » ]
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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 » ]
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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 » ]