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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: 2022 Annual Update

Climate science shows we must achieve net-zero GHG emissions between 2040-2055 to limit the global average temperature increase to 1.5 degrees C and avoid the worst impacts of the climate crisis.

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NextEra Sets Goal to Decarbonize, Proposes Big Transition for Florida Power & Light

NextEra has proposed an ambitious decarbonization goal and it could mean big changes for Florida Power & Light. The plan includes a massive increase in utility scale solar development and heavy reliance…

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Highlights from the Florida PSC's Ten Year Site Plan Workshop

On June 1, 2022, the Florida Public Service Commission (PSC) held its workshop on the 2022 Ten Year Site Plans (TYSP) that were filed on April 1, 2022 by ten utilities. The…

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Georgia Residents Continue Speaking Up About the IRP

Georgia Power, the investor-owned utility that has monopoly status and serves customers in 150 counties in Georgia, is planning for its next two decades of energy use, and Georgia residents are making…

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Leon County, Florida: Planning for Electric Vehicle Infrastructure

Congratulations Leon County, Florida, the latest municipality to pass an EV-Ready policy, one of the most cost-effective strategies to increase infrastructure and enable access to home charging for more community members.

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Georgians are Speaking Up About Georgia Power’s Energy Plan

SACE and partners are hosting a public meeting in Athens, Georgia on May 19 to help inform the public about Georgia Power's long-term energy resource planning process and ways to submit comments…

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North Carolina’s Electric Transportation Planning Hits High Gear, But the Climb Ahead is Steep

North Carolina’s governor, Roy Cooper, has an ambitious vision to decarbonize the economy, unleash a clean tech job boon, and address the climate crisis - all while centering equity along the way.

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Toolkit Outlines 11 Ways for Local Governments to Accelerate Electric Transportation

SACE's Electric Transportation Toolkit simplifies the process for decision-makers to identify cost-effective, sustainable, and equitable solutions and successful strategies to accelerate electric transportation. Take a peek at what's new in the 2022…

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VW Settlement Update 2022

It’s been six years since Volkswagen and the EPA agreed to a multiple-part Clean Air Act violation settlement. This updated article explores how Southeastern states have put these funds to use.

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Georgia’s Energy Future Is Being Planned at the PSC

A key hearing took place last week as part of a planning process to determine what types of energy will power Georgia for the coming decades. Georgians have the opportunity to advocate…