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$6 Per Gallon Gasoline

As gasoline prices continue to rise across the country, and analysts predict $5 or $6 gasoline in the near future, people are wagging fingers and looking for relief at the pump. The last time gasoline prices…

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Is the Electric Car Getting Its Revenge?

Anne Blair, SACE's clean fuels and bioenergy program manager, contributed to this post. I recently watched Revenge of the Electric Car (now available on DVD, Netflix, and Hulu), the new account of…

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Obama calls oil a fuel of the past while visiting the Tarheel State

A truck manufacturing plant in Mount Holly, N.C was the backdrop yesterday for a speech where President Obama stressed the urgency of embracing alternative energy sources to lessen our dependence on oil.…

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Well, Is Bioenergy Carbon Neutral Or Not?

I admit it. I've been impatient. For about two years now I've been carping to anyone who will listen that we don't have sufficient scientific studies here in the Southeast to truly…

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Transportation Bill is Bad Drilling Policy

  This post was co-authored by Simon Mahan and Jennifer Rennicks. Last week’s passage of the U.S. House of Representatives' transportation bill deserves a brief mention on the blog today if for…

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Update: U.S. Announces New Climate Change Initiative

UPDATED 4/27/12:  This week, the international Climate and Clean Air Coalition that we wrote about previously (see below) adopted five initiatives for action, including "Fast action on diesel emissions including from heavy…

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Landmark Clean Cars Rule Will Drive Electric Vehicles

  SACE has reported frequently over the past several months about the The EV Project in Tennessee and the ever growing number of charging stations popping up around the region. We've heard…

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Returning Home in the EV, Priceless

OK. I must admit I hate driving but the LEAF has made driving fun again. If you have been following our little holiday adventure and the learning experience  we had, you will be…

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An Update on our EV Adventure

So we made it to see all the family yesterday. The LEAF is now in Nashville. The trip took a little longer than we planned, about 5.5 hours, including an hour for lunch.…

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Taking the EV to see Grandma

So we are taking the trip, yes taking the Nissan LEAF from Knoxville to Nashville, TN, about a 185 mile trip. My last post we talked about the new Fast-Chargers that have…