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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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Energy Efficient Light Bulbs 101 – At Home

Confused by which light bulb to buy? We’ve put together a short primer to (ahem!) “shine some light” on the topic for you. Here’s the key thing to know about light bulbs. If you buy junk, you’ll get junk.  Quick facts: It used to be that wattage of the bulb determined what you needed to

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Geothermal 101: Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Geothermal Energy

  As the world of renewable energy expands, geothermal energy becomes more popular. Though lesser known than solar and wind energy, geothermal energy technologies increase the potential to lessen fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions in our world. As of 2019, seven states in the U.S. have geothermal facilities that account for 0.4% of energy

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Pros & Cons of Wind Energy – What’s Best for You?

The use of wind energy has increased more than 25% per year, making it the largest source of renewable power in the United States. On average, the biggest wind turbines could generate enough energy to power about 600 homes according to National Geographic. Wind turbines can create electricity from the slightest breeze, providing energy as

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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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Pros & Cons of Solar Energy: What’s Best for You?

Solar energy has rapidly grown to be a popular energy source for the average consumer whether for home or business use. It accounts for more than 1/8th of energy produced across the United States. When considering switching to solar energy, what factors should you look at?   Pros Lowers electric bill Improves the value of

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Solar 101: Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Solar Energy

Solar energy is the future of energy, allowing you as an energy consumer to not only be energy efficient but also save money. Solar energy is one of the main clean and sustainable energy sources that benefits both the consumer and world we inhabit.   So, what should you know?   What is solar energy?

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RELEASE: Clean Energy Advocates Call On TVA to Halt Its Plans for New Gas, Align with Federal Goals

March 16, 2021 Contact: Maggie Shober, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, maggie@cleanenergy.org, 865-235-1448 Daniel Tait, Energy Alabama, dtait@alcse.org, 256-812-1431 Jonathan Levenshus, Sierra Club, jonathan.levenshus@sierraclub.org, 202-590-0893 Knoxville, Tenn. — Clean energy groups, in public comments submitted on March 13, are calling on the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) to halt its plans for a massive build-out of gas-fired power plants that are inconsistent with President Biden’s

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Alabama’s Lessons From Texas

This article by our Chief Operating Officer, Daniel Tait, was originally published in Business Alabama. What happened in Texas in February was a tragedy, with millions left without power amid freezing temperatures for days.  A recent opinion piece by Mr. George Clark of Manufacture Alabama discussed what a similar situation could mean for Alabama. While

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