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Alabama’s State Energy Office Announces Funding for Two Critical New Energy Programs with Fast-Approaching Deadlines

The Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs (ADECA) recently announced two new vital energy programs for Alabamians, both of which are funded by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) and administered by the Department of Energy (DOE). State Energy Program (SEP) IIJA Energy-Efficiency Retrofits Program The State Energy Program (SEP) IIJA Energy-Efficiency Retrofits […]

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How Alabama Homeowners Can Unlock Clean Energy Tax Credits Under the Inflation Reduction Act

The landmark Inflation Reduction Act includes many programs to accelerate the transition to clean energy across the U.S. Tax credits for home efficiency upgrades, clean energy installations, and new energy efficient home construction credits are the programs most likely to benefit Alabama homeowners. In this article, we’ll guide you through the tax credits available to homeowners under the IRA.

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Alabama Electric Cooperatives Rank Last in New Regional Scorecard

If you haven’t heard, Energy Alabama has released an updated scorecard evaluating the performance of Alabama’s rural electric cooperatives in areas such as democratic governance, member services, and access to clean energy, to name a few. Energy Alabama represents one of seven southeastern states that are a part of Energy Democracy Y’all, an ongoing collaboration

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Energy Alabama Revamps Student Membership!

Interested in sustainable energy? If so, connect with students like you across the state!  Energy Alabama is offering free memberships to college students across the state. Joining as a student member offers the opportunity to connect with like-minded peers, industry experts, and professionals advocating for green energy and environmental justice both in Alabama and throughout

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Responding to Joe Wheeler EMC’s Misinformation

Dear member of Joe Wheeler EMC, You may have recently been the recipient of a letter from your utility’s CEO, George Kitchens. That letter contained so much misinformation we felt the need to respond and set the record straight. Misinformation stings all the worse when you know the person has the facts and chooses to

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Alabama PSC Should Release Analysis on Alabama Power’s Excessive Profit Formula

Today, Energy Alabama sent a letter to the Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) asking it to commit fully to transparency and fairness by allowing regular Alabamians to review and submit questions about an overdue report examining Alabama Power’s Rate Stabilization and Equalization (RSE), a key factor in how the utility’s excessive profits are determined. Read

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Groups Ask PSC to Reconsider Alabama Power’s Unprecedented Gas Expansion

Gasp and Energy Alabama have formally asked the Alabama Public Service Commission to reconsider its June decision to approve the single largest capacity increase ever proposed by Alabama Power, including including almost 1,900 MW of gas generation. We requested a rehearing to consider updated testimony in light of economic forecasts showing lessened electric demand due

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Alabama Public Service Commission Backs Alabama Power’s Tax on the Sun

2020 has been a bad year, especially if you’re an Alabama Power customer. The Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC), never content with how many favors it can give Alabama Power, added insult to injury today when it upheld Alabama Power’s sun tax. As many of you know, Alabama Power taxes small scale solar at one

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Alabama Power Puts Wall St. Over Alabamians, Restarts Disconnections and Late Fees

Yesterday, Alabama Power announced it would resume disconnecting customers and charging late fees in late September, despite the company’s massive profits and the ongoing pandemic wreaking economic havoc on our state. Southern Company, the parent company of Alabama Power, made $4.7 billion in profit last year alone. Right now bad debt in Alabama and Georgia

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RELEASE: Groups challenge TVA’s plan to lock local power companies into perpetual contracts

Contacts: Scott Smallwood | SELC | ssmallwood@selcga.org | 770-598-0111 Ward Archer| Protect Our Aquifer | ward@protectouraquifer.org | 901-355-0515 Brianna Knisley | Appalachian Voices | brianna@appvoices.org | 937-725-0645 Daniel Tait | Energy Alabama | dtait@alcse.org | 256-812-1431   MEMPHIS, TN – The Southern Environmental Law Center (SELC), on behalf of Protect Our Aquifer, Energy Alabama and

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