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Settlement provides relief for Duke Energy customers

The Southern Environmental Law Center recently reached a partial settlement with the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association and Duke Energ...

General Assembly clears way for Virginia’s participation in regional carbon-cutting program

After a late-night vote, Virginia will soon become the first southern state to participate in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, a carbon-cu...

Community and faith leaders shed light on Georgians’ energy burden

Nobody likes a sky-high electric bill. But in Georgia, where total monthly energy costs are the third highest nationwide, many families are consi...

Public Service Commission delivers major clean energy wins in Georgia

Georgia’s electric grid is getting a lot more solar following today’s final vote by the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) on Georgia Power’...

Hearings highlight Georgia Power’s lack of enthusiasm for cutting carbon, increasing efficiency

Georgia Power continues to underinvest in proven clean energy solutions for reducing its customers’ power bills. That was the message brought for...

Settlement requires Duke Energy to donate $2.5 million to low-income energy assistance program

In a settlement with SELC and our partners, Duke Energy Progress has agreed to contribute $2.5 million in shareholder dollars to provide energy e...

S.C. must fix flawed utility process and pursue solar to meet state’s power demands

The financial meltdown rippling from the failed V.C. Summer nuclear power station must spark changes in the way regulators consider new utility p...

S.C. nuke plant failure highlights need for energy competition, solar

Today South Carolina utilities Santee Cooper and SCE&G announced they are abandoning nuclear reactors at the VC Summer power plant after years of...

Atlanta commits to using 100 percent clean energy

With a recent city council vote, Atlanta became the first major city in the Southeast to start the conversion to all renewable energy sources. T...

New report shows solar, energy efficiency outcompete nuclear in meeting Georgia’s energy needs

A recent report shows that replacing the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion with new investments in solar power and energy efficiency would be less r...

SELC, partners push for open dialogue around energy efficiency in Alabama

A rate increase proposed by Huntsville Utilities, a municipally-owned utility in northern Alabama, has spurred discussions around the importance...

Promoting equitable access to clean energy in Tennessee

Ensuring broad access to clean energy creates big impact. Consider that disadvantaged households spend a disproportionately large share of their...

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