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SACE and Coalition Partners Submit Carbon Plan to North Carolina Utilities Commission

SACE and co-intervenors submitted a plan that the NCUC could take to achieve its North Carolina carbon reduction mandates. Independent expert analysis shows that investments in energy efficiency, solar, and storage can…

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Georgia Power's Long-Term Energy Plans Make Progress on Clean Energy, But Key Issues Deferred

On Thursday, July 21st, the Georgia Public Service Commission concluded the months-long process of deciding on Georgia Power’s 2022 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) or long-term resource plan. The results of the IRP…

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Time is Running Out to Catch the Electric School Bus

The 'Clean School Bus Rebate Program' will provide school districts with funds to purchase electric buses stems from the bipartisan infrastructure bill. The window to apply closes on August 19. Parents, teachers,…

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WV v. EPA: SCOTUS rules on EPA authority to regulate GHG emissions

We explore how the ruling does - and does not - affect opportunities for climate action nationally and in the Southeast.

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SACE's Fifth Annual "Solar in the Southeast" Report: Solar Demonstrates Resiliency Despite Significant Supply Chain Disruption

Each year, SACE highlights solar data and trends throughout the region in our annual "Solar in the Southeast" report.

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TVA issues request for carbon-free energy proposals

On July 12, 2022, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 5 GW of carbon-free electric capacity to potentially connect to the TVA grid by…

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Hundreds of individuals and groups, including Nashville and the EPA, submit comments on TVA’s proposed gas power plant and pipeline

Hundreds of concerned individuals, organizations, local elected officials, and power providers in the Tennessee Valley criticized TVA's proposed Cumberland fossil gas power plant and pipeline plans, and are calling instead for the…

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What's at the Center of the Georgia Power 2022 Rate Case?

We're still a few weeks away from final PSC decisions on the Georgia Power IRP (Integrated Resource Plan) and yet we've already begun the companion Rate Case process. The Company made its…

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Evaluation Shows Memphians Would Benefit from New Power Supply, More Information Will Reveal Benefits

On June 9, Memphis’ city utility, MLGW, hosted a joint meeting to the MLGW Board and Memphis City Council to present preliminary findings of their evaluation thus far of the bids MLGW…

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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: 2022 Annual Update

Climate science shows we must achieve net-zero GHG emissions between 2040-2055 to limit the global average temperature increase to 1.5 degrees C and avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis.