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VFW Post Goes Solar, Serves Vets, Saves Money, and Protects Environment in SC

In honor of veterans, we at SACE wanted to highlight a great story about veterans taking a significant step to protect the environment and advance the clean energy economy. Thank you to all…

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NC Gov. Roy Cooper Takes Big Steps in Climate Protection

Last week, North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper issued an executive order to protect North Carolinians' public health and environment, and grow the state's economy by taking action on climate change. The executive…

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Victory! Florida Voters Pass Offshore Drilling Ban

Amendment 9 passed in Florida’s midterm elections tonight, adding a ban on offshore drilling in state waters to the state’s Constitution. As of 10pm, the ballot initiative received approximately 68 percent of the vote,…

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Election Day is TOMORROW – Are You Ready?

This year’s midterm election has huge implications for energy issues in the Southeast, and we are hearing that voters have been turning out in record numbers to make their voice heard. Elected leaders in…

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Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Nov 2

Electric Vehicles US Electric Car Range Will Average 275 Miles By 2022, 400 Miles By 2028 — New Research (Part 1). Based on battery price decreases and historical range increases, this author…

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The Electric Car that Climbed Mt. Washington

To celebrate National Drive Electric week, September 8 – 16, 2018, I decided to experiment with driving my electric vehicle (EV) from Marshall, NC to Mt Washington, NH.  Although a veteran to long distance trips in a conventional gas-mobile, I was a little daunted about taking my new 2018 Chevy Bolt.  But I love visiting the country by car so I had to get into my EV saddle sooner or later, no better time to begin than during a nationally recognized week.  Locally I was consistently getting greater than 250 miles estimated driving range on a full battery charge, but a 1,200 mile trip would necessitate careful planning to maximize my time efficiency, minimize my cost and not stretch my wits too thin.

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When We Party Together, We #VoteTogether!

Over the past few months, SACE organizers have been working tirelessly to register new voters in Tennessee. It's too common that voters don't make it out to the polls during the midterms, so we have to change the culture around voting.

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Wired In Newsletter: October / November 2018

With much of our region still recovering from Hurricanes Florence and Michael, we wanted to take a moment and share our deepest concerns for the health and safety of our supporters. Some…

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EarthShare NC Makes Workplace Giving Easy

SACE is proud to be part of EarthShare North Carolina, a coalition of conservation nonprofits working to preserve and enhance the natural environment.  The conservation nonprofits that make up EarthShare NC are…

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Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Oct 26

Electric Vehicles Ohio based electric vehicle manufacturer Workhorse is delivering on delivery vans! New 100-mile Electric Van Matches Diesel Vans On Price, Workhorse Says. Workhorse CEO Stephen S. Burns said that the…