|

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.

|

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…

|

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.

|

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…

|

SACE 2010 Carbon Footprint Results

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy recently underwent a short stint of navel gazing by calculating its annual carbon footprint for the second time, and we took appropriate action to attain carbon neutral…

|

TVA settlement will bring benefits to the Valley without raising rates

The recently announced settlement between TVA, the Environmental Protection Agency, several states and public interest organization should provide significant environmental and economic benefits to the Tennessee Valley. And no, it won't raise…

|

Personal Choice and Freedom Unaffected by Federal Lighting Standard

This blog was written by SACE intern Rachel Mountain and Natalie Mims. Beginning January 1, 2012, the federal government is implementing a lighting standard that requires incandescent bulbs to be at least…

|

TVA Bellefonte: A Nuclear Ford Pinto

Place your Bets If you were going to spend (bet) $8 billion on two nuclear reactors, would you invest in a nuclear reactor design with the following history? They were designed in…

|

In like a Lion, out like a Lamb?

The age-old phrase 'in like a lion, out like a lamb' has often been used to describe March's weather - it starts with bold winds and typically ends with gentle rains.  That…

|

Florida lawmaker warns North Carolina against controversial power plant financing plan

This blog was originally posted by the Institute for Southern Studies in their online publication: Facing South and was written by Sue Sturgis. New article on this topic from the Raleigh News…