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Our New Home: How We Made It Better

When anyone moves into a new place, they start to think about the changes they want to make in their new home. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy moved into our new…

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State Clean Energy Rankings: Southeast Lagging Behind

After investigating a range of factors in technology, policy, and capital, a new report on United States Clean Energy leadership evaluates and ranks each state for status and developments in clean technology…

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Duke Energy adds neighborhood energy efficiency program in South Carolina

Last fall we wrote about Progress Energy's successful implementation of its Neighborhood Energy Saver program. We are happy to announce that this program has already inspired change in our region: as of last…

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Florida Municipalities Moving Ahead on Clean Energy Solutions

Have you heard of PACE?  Property Assessed Clean Energy?  Well, if you live in Florida, you will soon… Florida’s local elected officials aren’t waiting around for state or federal action requiring enforcement…

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Just Another Two Billion Dollars Between Friends

Under the leadership duo of Bill Sansom's tenure as the Tennessee Valley Authority's Board Chairman and Tom Kilgore's years as CEO, we have witnessed some of the largest financial mistakes ever made in the…

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New Florida Solar Technicians Certified in Jacksonville, Now Where are the Jobs?

Sixteen anxious and diligent new Solar Technicians graduated Friday 2-Mar-12 from an 8-week course at the CRC Institute in Jacksonville, Florida.  They got certificates of technical training, are ready for the LEED…

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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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Largest Remaining Investor Still Stuck In Plant Washington Boondoggle

At the February 16 meeting of its Board of Directors, Snapping Shoals EMC had a chance to do the right thing and end its involvement in developing two new coal-fired power plants…

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Georgia Power Finishes 2011 with a Round of Applause

This blog was written by Natalie Mims and Jeannie McKinney. A little bit of congratulating is in order for one of the Southeast’s largest investor-owned electric utilities. As we’ve said time and…

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New Ways To Track Your Energy Usage in 2012

As February is already getting under way, I’d like to share with you some new and innovative ways to help make 2012 your most energy-aware year ever. Obviously, confronting energy issues doesn’t…