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Screenshot of cover images from TVA 2024 Integrated Resource Planning Scoping Report. Includes solar panels in upper left quadrant, TVA hydro dam in upper right quadrant, fossil gas power plant in lower left quadrant, and nuclear plant cooling towers in the lower right quadrant. The words "Integrated Resource Plan 2024 Scoping Report" appear in the center text box.

Nonprofits submit “Motion to Intervene” to TVA Board

Today Energy Alabama joined five other nonprofits in drafting and submitting a “Motion to Intervene” to the TVA Board of Directors asking for a public hearing, greater transparency and more opportunities for public engagement in the TVA 2024 Integrated Resource Plan process currently underway. The nonprofits joining Energy Alabama in this initiative are: Appalachian Voices, […]

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Why is Your Power Bill So Dang High?

Short Answer: The monopoly utilities providing electricity to Alabama residents bet heavily on natural gas, while continuing to burn other increasingly costly fossil fuels to generate power. These fuel prices have skyrocketed for a variety of reasons, including COVID. Utilities made the wrong bet, but YOU are the one who’s paying the price. That’s because

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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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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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RELEASE: Lawsuit Filed Over TVA’s Millions in Payments to Dirty Energy Lobbyists

For Immediate Release, September 9, 2021 Contact: Howard Crystal, (202) 809-6926, hcrystal@biologicaldiversity.org   KNOXVILLE, Tenn.— The Center for Biological Diversity and allies sued the Tennessee Valley Authority today over millions of dollars in ratepayer money the public utility diverts to anti-environmental advocacy groups like the Edison Electric Institute and the Energy and Wildlife Action Coalition. The lawsuit, filed

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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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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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Legal Petition Demands Tennessee Valley Authority Halt Electricity Shutoffs, Fund Debt Relief

For Immediate Release, August 25, 2020 Contact: Howard Crystal, Center for Biological Diversity, (202) 809-6926, hcrystal@biologicaldiversity.org Brianna Knisley, Appalachian Voices, (937) 725-0645, brianna@appvoices.org Daniel Tait, Energy Alabama, (256) 812-1431, dtait@alcse.org Isabella Killius, Sunrise Tennessee, (615) 762-6665, sunrisetennessee@gmail.com WASHINGTON— Dozens of climate-justice organizations petitioned the Tennessee Valley Authority today to immediately impose a moratorium on electricity

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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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