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South Carolina Legislature Unlearns Lessons, Promotes Major Fossil Gas Industry Push

Proposed South Carolina legislation threatens major rollback in favor of utilities, at the expense of South Carolinians.

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SACE Files Testimony Against Georgia Power's Latest Fossil Fuel Frenzy

Georgia Power is stuck in the fossil past. If their latest requests are granted, all of us will pay the price.

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Congressional Leaders Urge TVA to Transition to Clean Renewable Energy

Ten Congressional Senators and Representatives sent a letter to TVA President & CEO Jeff Lyash and Board Chairman William Kilbride urging TVA to transition to 100% clean electricity by 2035, noting that…

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EPA’s Proposed Power Plant Carbon Pollution Limits Are Critical

The Environmental Protection Agency has proposed what could be the first-ever limits on carbon pollution from most power plants. The proposal would have vast benefits and should be strengthened and finalized soon.…

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TVA Planning Process Less "Public" than Private Utilities

TVA is the largest public power utility in the country. Yet the public is largely cut out of TVA's most important decision-making process - its Integrated Resource Plan (IRP).

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Commentary: S.C. senators can pass an overdue fix for unaffordable electric bills

A little-known regulatory policy temporarily put in place following the oil crisis of the 1970s is still prevalent and causing high electric bills, hiking Dominion customers’ bills yet again this past month.…

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Decoding the Impact of Gas Prices on Electric Bills

Increasing bill volatility is one of many drawbacks of a gas-reliant electric system. We need to change the way we regulate fuel cost recovery and move away from heavy gas reliance.

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TVA CEO Releases Record of Decision on New Gas Plant

On Friday, January 20, 2023, the Tennessee Valley Authority's CEO, Jeff Lyash published a Record of Decision in the Federal Register: it plans to replace the retiring Cumberland coal plant with a…

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TVA Nears Decision to Build New Gas Plant and Pipeline in Middle Tennessee

TVA is trying to lock in the gas plants it wants to build at Cumberland and Kingston so that these decisions cannot be backtracked in the next IRP.

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Florida Power Bills To Spike (again!): Reliance on Fossil Gas Largely to Blame

Florida power bills are spiking (again!) - due primarily to high fossil gas prices. The state's reliance on fossil gas is pummeling hard working families and businesses. It's time for state regulators…