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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…

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Is Congress trying to dim our energy future?

"One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty councils. The thing is to supply light and not heat." - Woodrow Wilson The past couple of weeks have seen heat grip the nation's…

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Florida PSC should look to North Carolina

North Carolina is increasing energy efficiency, cutting waste I'm a native Floridian and as long as I can remember, there's always been a special relationship between Florida and North Carolina, especially in…

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Proposed Law Would Double Amount of Solar Power Sold in NC by 2018

A bill introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly, aptly titled the Solar Jobs Bill, would require utilities to double the amount of solar power sold to customers in North Carolina by…

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Cheers for Duke Energy and Progress Energy

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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Light in an empty room

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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Washington and the Media Fiddle While the World Burns

This week I spent time in the Florida Keys SCUBA diving the coral reefs. As I glided over Sombrero Reef near Marathon, marveling at the biologically rich rainbow of tropical sea life, a…

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Why the Southeast needs to catch up on energy efficiency

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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House cuts vital rural energy programs, their fate lies in the Senate

Contributors: Sam Gomberg, John Bonitz, Anne Blair Disappointing news came out of the House of Representatives’ Agriculture Appropriations Subcommittee on Wednesday concerning energy programs for America's rural businesses and farms. The Rural…