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Live in Copenhagen: Turbines, Thousands and Tutu

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Florida PSC Fails to Answer the Call on Energy Efficiency

The PSC meeting last week was marked by two dramatic changes for Florida electric utilities.  Utility-oriented commissioner Carter was succeeded as chair for 2010-2012 by the far more consumer-oriented commissioner, Nancy Argenziano.  In remarks made while…

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A False Solution Called Offshore Oil Drilling

Our nation is at an historical crossroads with how we choose to produce the energy that fuels our way of life.  One road paves the way for a clean energy future and…

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Just How Toxic Was That TVA Coal Ash Disaster?

As we approach the 1 year anniversary of the unprecedented Tennessee Valley Authority coal ash disaster in Kingston, TN, the Environmental Integrity Project (EIP) brings us new ground breaking data showing just…

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Will a wind project impact the value of my home?

The answer is quite simply, no.  According to a three-year study released by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory that analyzed data from thousands of homes located near wind farms in the U.S., wind energy…

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Solar Markets Growing in Tennessee But There is Still Work To Do

"Our focus on developing the solar industry in Tennessee can create lots of new jobs, if we just choose to see the light."  This quote didn't come from a clean energy or…

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Drill Baby Drill the Right Way

Would you believe that an environmental advocate hired a drill rig to help reduce global warming pollution? No, I wasn't drilling for oil or gas, or burying my carbon dioxide (hmmm). I…

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Protecting Georgians from Unfair Costs for New Reactors

This blog was written by Sara Barczak, former Regional Advocacy Director with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Major Step for Wind Power in the Southeast

This post was co-authored by Dr. Stephen Smith and Toni Reale, SACE's coastal program coordinator. On Monday, November 23rd the U.S. Department of Energy awarded $45 million under the American Recovery and…

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The Answer is Blowing in Our Mountains

The dust has settled after a last minute ban on mountain wind energy in North Carolina was inserted into an otherwise responsibly written state-wide wind permitting bill by the North Carolina Senate. …