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Promoting equity in the transition to clean energy

A new report examines the economic, social and health disparities associated with energy development, and highlights promising points of intervention to reduce inequities in the transition to clean energy.

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TVA Proposes Fixed Cost Increases

The Tennessee Valley Authority has proposed a revised rate structure that would increase fixed costs to consumers and potentially make it more difficult to install residential rooftop solar panels.

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Many roads lead to clean energy

NAACP_solar.jpgUtilities are cranking more and more electricity onto the grid on extremely cold or hot days — but too much of that ends up leaking out windows and doors in lower-income housing. As the NAACP points out, energy efficiency and other distributed energy sources are safer, healthier, and more equitable ways of providing electricity, and they have the added bonus of bringing much needed economic opportunity to communities of color.

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