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Shifting Winds Push Oil and Dampen Enthusiasm for More Offshore Drilling

Today marks the 23rd day of the BP Gulf Oil Disaster. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rlPPFcy-3Vo As we watch oil gush from a well-head 5,000 feet below the surface of the water because technological fixes have…

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Promoting energy efficiency on Earth Day with Energy Star Rebates

When we learned that North Carolinians could qualify for an instant rebate on approved ENERGY STAR® appliances during Earth Day weekend (Thursday, April 22 to Sunday, April 25) my family and I…

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Building efficiency in Southeast gets federal push

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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Polk County schools make Lakeland look energy smart

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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Time for Energy Efficiency in the South

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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Shortsighted Obama Plan Opens Southeastern Shores to Drilling

Yesterday, President Obama backed down from a campaign promise to uphold the moratorium on offshore drilling that has protected our southeastern shorelines from oil interests for decades.  His announcement proposes to open…

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Ridiculous rate rhetoric

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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New GA Report Offers Efficiency Alternatives to Dirty Coal

On Tuesday, March 9th the Ochs Center for Metropolitan Studies out of Chattanooga, TN released a report entitled, "Energy Efficiency as an Alternative Strategy for the Power4Georgians EMC".  The report identifies how…

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NC Experts Spar Over Future Energy Plans

John D. Wilson co-wrote this blog. What's the future for energy in the Tarheel state? This week, the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) considered the energy plans of Duke Energy, Progress Energy…

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Energy efficiency also helps low-income customers

  State House Rep. Joe Gibbons - Photo: Tallahassee Democrat Rep. Joe Gibbons has kindly allowed us to reprint his published essay.  He addresses the critical need that low-income utility customers have…