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A fresh look at the buyer of last resort, PURPA

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Energy Awareness Month: Save Energy With Simple Tips for the Home

As the third in a series of blogs during Energy Awareness Month, this post explores simple energy savings tips for your home. Since 1991, the federal government has recognized October as Energy…

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Turn Words into Action; Turn Action into Results

This guest post was authored by Danielle Matheson, Campus Program Communications Intern for the Southern Energy Network (SEN). Energy Awareness Month is happening now and for the rest of October! There are…

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Energy Awareness Month: Save Energy with Home Retrofits for Less Than $300

As the first in a series of blogs during Energy Awareness Month, this post will look at do-it-yourself home energy retrofits for less than $300. In 1991, the federal government designated October…

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Georgia Power and Efficiency - Not Out of the Bottom Yet

This blog was written by SACE intern Jeannie McKinney and Natalie Mims. According to their second quarter report for 2011,*Georgia Power Company (GPC) has only accomplished 9 percent of their annual energy…

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SACE in the News: Declining Demand for Energy Impacts Planning for Utilities

A recent article in The Tennessean highlights one emerging reality for energy companies: people are consuming less energy. The excellent long-form piece by reporter Anne Paine, “TVA bets on rising demand: Less…

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FERC: EPA Rules Will Not Disrupt US Electric Reliability

Congressional supporters of dirty coal are running out of options. The coal-power industry is under pressure to finally clean up its act and efforts to argue that coal power is clean are…

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Tennessee Energy Efficiency Loan Progam helping the bottom line and the environment

If you're a Tennessee business owner thinking about reducing costs through energy efficiency or installing a renewable energy system, it's a good time to turn thought into action. Tennessee's Energy Efficiency Loan…

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Green Job Training in the Southeast

Recently, it seems that every politician has the exact same top three priorities: Jobs, Jobs and Jobs. Some of those jobs can come in the form of green jobs. Green jobs vary…

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Energy Efficiency in Mississippi

On August 4, the Mississippi Public Service Commission took a huge step forward in supporting energy efficiency by issuing an order proposing energy efficiency programs and standards. Prior to this order, the…