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Clean Up TVA Coalition Launch

Groups and community members unite to propel TVA into a just, equitable, and fossil-fuel-free energy future by 2030   TENNESSEE — Dozens of organizations in the Tennessee Valley came together today to launch the Clean Up TVA Coalition, demanding immediate action from the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to cut carbon emissions and transition to a fossil-fuel-free […]

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Alabama Rural Electric Cooperative Scorecard

Rural electric cooperatives (RECs) were established in the 1930s to provide power rural areas not seen as profitable to large investor-owned utilities. In Alabama there are 22 rural electric cooperatives (RECs) providing power to over a quarter of Alabama residents (and over 70% of Alabama’s land mass). Rural electric cooperatives are member-owned (ie. customer owned),

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Press Release: Energy Department Pushed for Roadmap on TVA’s Transition to 100% Just, Renewable Energy

For Immediate Release, July 29, 2021 Contact: Gaby Sarri-Tobar, Center for Biological Diversity, (202) 594-7271, gsarritobar@biologicaldiversity.org Amy Kelly, Sierra Club, (423) 398-3506, amy.kelly@sierraclub.org Zanagee Artis, Zero Hour, (860) 575-7535, zanagee@thisiszerohour.org Dan Joranko, Tennessee Alliance for Progress, taptenn@gmail.com Energy Department Pushed for Roadmap on TVA’s Transition to 100% Just, Renewable Energy WASHINGTON— More than 80 energy

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Press Release: TVA Office of Inspector General Urged to Begin Formal Investigation

For Immediate Release, May 26, 2021 Contact: Daniel Tait, Energy Alabama, (256) 812-1431, dtait@alcse.org Gaby Sarri-Tobar, Center for Biological Diversity, (202) 594-7271, gsarritobar@biologicaldiversity.org Brianna Knisley, Appalachian Voices, (937) 725-0645, brianna@appvoices.org Amy Rawe, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, (865) 235-1448, amyr@cleanenergy.org Documents: TVA Used $3M in Ratepayer Money to Fund Anti-Clean Energy Efforts Office of Inspector General Urged to Begin Formal Investigation KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— Four

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Press Release: Tennessee Valley Authority Must Commit to 100% Clean Energy, Align With Biden Climate Goal

For Immediate Release, February 9, 2021 Contact: Gaby Sarri-Tobar, Center for Biological Diversity, (202) 594-7271, gsarritobar@biologicaldiversity.org Daniel Tait, Energy Alabama, (256) 812-1431, dtait@alcse.org Brianna Knisley, Appalachian Voices, (937) 725-0645, brianna@appvoices.org Tennessee Valley Authority Must Commit to 100% Clean Energy, Align With Biden Climate Goal KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— The federally owned Tennessee Valley Authority must align its energy

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Energy Alabama, GASP Appeal Alabama PSC’s Approval of $1+ Billion Gas Expansion

Groups Appeal Alabama Public Service Commission’s Approval of $1+ Billion Gas Expansion  For Immediate Release: January 11, 2021 Montgomery, AL—Energy Alabama, GASP, and the Southern Environmental Law Center are appealing the Public Service Commission’s approval of Alabama Power’s petition for its single largest capacity increase ever, with a price tag for customers of over $1.1

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The History of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA)

The History of the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) TVA’s history is really interesting, especially given how much things have changed from its original mission. TVA was established in 1933 as part of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s New Deal. TVA was created for economic development and environmental conservation. And yes, energy too.  TVA was created not

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Energy Alabama among groups calling for stop to electricity shutoffs during pandemic

Energy Alabama is among a dozen organizations that have called on the Tennessee Valley Public Power Association (TVPPA) to urge its member utilities to immediately halt service disconnection and late fees for families during the coronavirus pandemic.     TVPPA’s members include the electric cooperatives and municipal electric utilities who serve 9 million people across

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Energy Alabama Recommendations for Huntsville Utilities Electric Fixed Fee Increase

The following recommendations regarding Huntsville Utilities proposed electric fixed fee increase were delivered to the Huntsville City Council in person. On Sept. 17, 2018, we submitted an Open Records Request to Huntsville Utilities, to which they have failed to respond. On Sept 26, Huntsville Utilities representatives promised to have documents returned by end of day

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