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TVA Congressional Caucus will hold forum on renewable energy

The TVA Congressional Caucus, which helps oversee TVA, recently announced that it's holding a forum on renewable energy in Knoxville on Thursday April 16, 2009.  While most of the details about the…

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Duke Energy dispenses with civil discourse

Unfortunately, rude remarks and ad hominem attacks are not new to public discourse.  They tend to emerge in the absence of facts, yet childish remarks and name-calling do nothing to advance the…

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Answering the President's call for a clean energy future

Our leaders in Congress have begun to answer President Obama’s call to send him an energy bill that jumpstarts the crucial transition to a clean, green economy. The American Clean Energy and…

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Bravo Senators! Thank you for saying no to mountain-top removal mining.

Earlier this week, two United States senators, Lamar Alexander (R-TN) and Benjamin L. Cardin (D-MD), introduced bipartisan legislation to prohibit the dumping of mining waste into streams, effectively ending the practice of…

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Coalition issues "National Call to Action on Global Warming"

Last month President Obama asked Congress to cap global warming pollution through market-based legislation, and our leaders in Congress have set an ambitious timeline to begin doing just that.  As Congress and…

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Senator's 'fossil' energy theory a remnant of the past

Senator Alexander's ideas about energy are as outdated as the fossil fuels he supports.  In a recent op-ed published in the Chattanooga Free Times (see below), the Senator cites our nation's excessive…

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Yes, there is renewable energy in the southeast

We must have hit a nerve somewhere, because our opponents are bringing forward a country music phenom turned energy expert who says our song won't play. Lance Brown, executive director of the…

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Vote for SACE

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy needs your vote! SACE entered our idea into the contest hosted by Green Mountain Coffee Roasters and JustMeans.com, a partnership that created the Changing Climate Change Challenge…

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Lets Make Florida Open for Renewable Business

Getting a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) adopted into Florida legislation this session is a top priority for SACE and our campaign partners, the Renewable Energy Alliance (REAL). On March 10, I spoke…

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Hundreds of Economists Sign SACE Statement on Cap-and-Trade Auctions

It's hard enough to get a few people to agree about where to have dinner, so when more than 600 of America's leading economists agree on something there must be little doubt…