ADVISORY: Group to hold Knoxville Mayoral Energy Forum

Expected to be largest mayoral forum in election cycle so far

July 24, 2019
Contact: Kate Tracy, SACE, 865-235-1448, [email protected]

Knoxville, TN  Five mayoral candidates will answer questions about their plans to address affordable KUB electric bills, clean energy, carbon emission goals, and increased transparency from our utility, KUB. Nonprofit advocacy group Southern Alliance for Clean Energy will host the Knoxville Mayoral Energy Forum on Monday, July 29, as a part of the organization’s Renew TN campaign.  

The Energy Forum, expected to be the city’s largest mayoral forum thus far in the election cycle, will build off of other local forums that have addressed hot-topic issues like housing and utility affordability and the urgent crisis of climate change. 

WHAT: Knoxville Mayoral Energy Forum
WHEN: Monday, July 29, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Square Room, 4 Market Sq, Knoxville, TN 37902
WHY: Provide voters the opportunity hear mayoral candidate positions on energy issues that affect all Knoxville residents
VISUALS: Mayoral candidates on stage with Renew TN banners; a packed room of Knoxville residents with energy-related posters


Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is a nonprofit organization, founded in 1985, that promotes responsible energy choices to ensure clean, safe, and healthy communities throughout the Southeast. Learn more at

Renew TN is a Southern Alliance for Clean Energy campaign that aims to reduce energy burden for Tennesseans most in need; increase access to solar energy; and put the “public” back in public power. Learn more at