Our 2013 goals include:
2013 Campaign Actions to Date
People’s Gallatin Public Hearing
Online action alerts.
Meetings with new TVA board members.
MTR organizer working in TN coalfields.
Hiring of organizers in Memphis, Nashville, and Chattanooga.
Meetings with TVA staff on retirement of more coal plants and advancing energy efficiency and renewables.
Local climate action teams within six of the top ten TVA distributor service areas: Memphis, Nashville, Knoxville, Chattanooga, Volunteer Electric, and Duck River. We have had initial conversation with these distributors and with TN Valley Public Power Association to urge their support for more energy efficiency.
Recruited, engaged, and recognized more than 120 activists within the Campaign and contacted more than 500 supporters.
Developed the 1% Energy Efficiency Campaign through strategy summits, monthly Campaign planning calls, educating leadership base, and building partnerships with allied organizations.
Interacted with TVA decision-makers, and media presence, largely through the partnership with the national Sierra Beyond Coal Campaign team and allies.
Developed the campaign structure of the TN Healthy Energy Campaign through organizing local action teams, growing leadership through training and strategizing, maintaining a Campaign website, producing educational tools, and outreaching to the larger community through tabling events.
A merry crew enjoying Old Hickory Reservoir
TN Healthy Energy Campaign Coordinator (TN Chapter):
TN Senior Beyond Coal Campaign Representative (National Sierra):
Local Climate Action Teams
Across the state of TN, local climate action teams have formed to recruit and support the efforts of the TN Healthy Energy Campaign and to encourage their communities to take advantage of the TVA home energy audits. Learn what is happening in a community near you!