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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...

Seniors in South Carolina forced to choose between medicine, power bill

Lorraine Simmons pulled up her chair to the table and tugged down the gooseneck microphone. In front of her, seven members of the Public Service...

Budget overruns at nuclear plant squeezing S.C. customers; energy efficiency offers alternative

When customers pay their power bills from South Carolina Electric & Gas, not all the money goes to keeping the lights on. A chunk of the tally –...

Groups aim to expand access to North Carolina energy efficiency benefits

Recognizing that energy efficiency remains the cleanest, cheapest energy resource, SELC recently filed comments in the North Carolina Utilities C...

Georgia Power adopts renewable energy increase advanced by SELC, partners

Georgia will continue to build on the success of its burgeoning clean energy economy through the state Public Service Commission’s final vote tod...

SELC, partners asking state to right-size Duke Energy’s Asheville plans

Today the North Carolina Utilities Commission will hear comments on Duke Energy Progress’ application for approval to build a massive, $1.1 billi...

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