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What happened with my Home Green Home

In 2007, our family renovated an older home. We tried to pay close attention to energy efficiency and clean energy concerns. Recently, I calculated the impact of our green rehab in terms…

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Are you louder than 63 lobbyists?

In the weeks leading up to the House vote on the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), we learned that opponents to the bill spent $79 million on efforts to weaken/defeat…

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House passes historic clean energy legislation

Today the House of Representatives took advantage of an historic opportunity to open the valve on clean energy jobs and economic opportunities, save consumers money and establish a legal limit on global…

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Shhh! The climate bill will reduce electricity bills. (They won't believe it.)

While utility executives are trying to scare people with claims that "climate and energy policy is a conspiracy of the Northeast and the West Coast to drive the cost of electric power…

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Picturing our (Clean Energy) Future

Right now the House of Representatives is debating energy legislation that (for the first time ever) will include global-warming reduction measures, and votes are expected later today. From newspaper ads to television…

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SACE promotes solar energy locally in Knoxville

One of the great partnerships that SACE has going is working with the City of Knoxville on their Solar America Cities Program. The City of Knoxville along with a strong group of partners…

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TVA Ash Spill Root Cause Analysis Released

A last-minute announcement came in Wednesday regarding a press briefing to announce a new analysis of the root cause of the Dec. 22 TVA coal ash spill in Harriman, Tenn. Fortunately, I…

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Analysts say clean energy bill is affordable

The House of Representatives is scheduled to open debate on the American Clean Energy and Security Act tomorrow.  While detractors want to make cost appear to be a major sticking point, the…

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Listen Up! Global Warming Webinar Series

SACE LAUNCHES SUCCESSFUL GLOBAL WARMING WEBINAR SERIES As we enter a new political era that favors actively addressing climate and energy legislation, citizens across broad spectrums of our society must come together…

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Southeast looks to Congress for strong building efficiency codes

As the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES) makes it way through Congress, SACE has expressed some important concerns, notably the weak energy resource standards and allowance give-aways. But there is…