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TVA Eliminating Energy Efficiency Rebates

Funds for the Tennessee Valley Authority’s eScore, which offered rebates to customers who installed energy efficiency upgrades, will be redirected to programs assisting low-income families in Nashville and Memphis.

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N.C. Solar Developers Lose Challenge to Duke

The North Carolina Utilities Commission denied requests to review conditions for battery storage Duke Energy inserted into power-purchase agreements for 680 megawatts of new solar projects.

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N.C. Slashes Duke Energy Carolinas Rate Hike

North Carolina regulators denied Duke Energy Carolinas’ request to enact a 13.6 percent overall rate hike, instead approving a 0.3 percent increase for residential customers for four years before rates rise.

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Tennessee Valley Authority Changes Rate Structure, Adds New Charge

TVA reduced wholesale power rates but added a new grid access charge, which could disproportionately affect low-income families and small businesses.

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Electric Rate Reform Pits Utilities Against Consumer, Clean Energy Advocates

Electric utilities across the Southeast are proposing a variety of rate reforms that could raise utility bills and deter energy efficiency across the region.

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