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Could a carrot and stick approach motivate utilities to decarbonize with clean energy?

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Knoxville City Council approves KUB broadband proposal, and electric grid upgrades that come along with it

SACE supports expanding access to broadband for Knoxville citizens in a smart and fair manner. By doing so, KUB can improve the electric grid, address the "Digital Divide," and prioritize equity.

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Report Finds Clean Electricity Standard Would Save Hundreds of Thousands of Lives

A new report finds that a national 80% clean electricity standard by 2030 would save many lives, make Americans a lot healthier, and save us lots of money through cleaner air.

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Electrifying school buses will benefit local economy and children’s health

This op-ed, co-written by Anne Mellinger-Birdsong, pediatrician and environmental public health specialist with Mothers & Others For Clean Air, and Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at Southern Alliance…

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The Long and Winding Road: pursuing infrastructure, energy policy, and a clean electricity standard

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Responses to FERC Deficiency Letter on SEEM

Many Southeast utilities have proposed a construct called the Southeast Energy Exchange Market (SEEM). We've argued before that SEEM is not a market at all, despite the word market appearing in its…

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SACE's summer intern, Godfred Gakpetor, reflects on his initial experience

Working with SACE for these few weeks has been an eye-opener to learn more about clean energy, I would not have gained this experience if not for the opportunity given to me…

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Voting Rights Bill Hits Roadblock in Senate, Faces Uncertain Future as Deadline for Democracy Approaches

This blog post was written by Brady Watson, former Civic Engagement Coordinator for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. Update: On Thursday, July 1, the Supreme Court dealt yet another blow to our…

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Floridians need bolder, faster action on energy efficiency

We can all agree that it makes sense to use energy smarter. Energy efficiency is the prime example: it's the smartest way to meet our energy needs by cutting energy waste, saving…

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Solar in the Southeast Annual Report: Part 1

SACE's fourth annual "Solar in the Southeast" Annual Report includes a number of interesting storylines. Here in the first of our blog series we will highlight a few.