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Possible Corruption at the Helm of Proposed Georgia Coal-fired Power Plant

August 17, 2009 Quick Update: Marietta Daily Journal runs an Editorial entitled 'Throw the Rascals Out' in the Around Town section. Read Now. ***************************** A Police Raid of Executive Homes Yield Charges…

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NREL study misses the forest for the breeze

The new technical report (Sullivan et al, "Comparative Analysis of Three Proposed Federal Renewable Electricity Standards," May 2009) from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory reinforces the results of prior reports that the…

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New Video Postcard and Call-in Day for Coastal Georgia

If you live in coastal Georgia, we need your help TODAY - May 12! We are releasing this powerful new "video postcard" of citizen requests to Congressman Jack Kingston (GA District 1)…

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Show Time: Clean Energy in the bright, Congressional spotlight

Next week, members of Congress begin serious consideration of a clean energy jobs plan that can move our country an enormous step closer to energy, economic and climate security.  The American Clean…

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Wind Potential in Tennessee

When a community wants to learn more about alternative energy, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy has always been willing to listen. We rarely have an opportunity to step in and physically…

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Citizens Take Just Say No To Coal to the Streets

On April 20th citizens from across the country descended on Charlotte, North Carolina to deliver a "Call to Conscience" message to Jim Rogers and Duke Energy that construction of the 800 MW…

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Reassessing renewable energy

In fits and starts, energy experts are reassessing renewable energy. Ken Silverstein of EnergyBiz Insider recently commented on offshore wind possibilities. ... the Obama administration says that wind facilities placed offshore along…

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Economy drives electric power use down in Southeast

Electric power use in the southeast declined over the last year three times more than the national average, according to the March 2009 Electric Power Monthly report. Looking at the electric power…

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Visualizing The Grid

A fun and informative link on NPR about the grid and power plants. Here's a snip showing coal plants in the Southeast. Visit NPR's site to see more.

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With friends like this....

Last Sunday, “60 Minutes”  on CBS aired an interview with Duke Energy’s CEO, Jim Rogers.  I watched the segment again last night, and I wanted to take a minute to reflect on…