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TVA wind purchases open the door to new opportunities

Quietly, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has been signing contracts with several wind developers that will put the federal utility in a position to significantly grow its wind energy portfolio in 2012,…

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TV Ads Challenge Investment in New Reactors

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

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72 hours to urge support for Clean American Power

Today kicks off a 72 hour call-in campaign to ensure the United States Senate knows there is support for energy and climate policies that will put us on a path towards energy…

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Not Safe, Clean or Affordable - Vermont Votes to Close Nuclear Plant

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

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Cobb EMC in Georgia Tops List of Bad Coop Practices

Last week in Atlanta, the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association (NRECA) held their annual meeting, which brought together leaders from over 900 Electric Membership Cooperatives (EMCs) across the country.  The annual meeting…

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Connecting the dots: how clean energy policies lead to green jobs in the Southeast

Last week, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy helped coordinate two Congressional tours at clean energy manufacturing facilities here in the Southeast to visibly demonstrate the link between progressive clean energy policies…

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Reducing Diesel Emissions in Georgia Workshop

On Monday, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Mothers & Others for Clean Air (MOCA) and the University of Georgia (UGA) hosted a workshop and air quality demonstration in Athens, GA. The…

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Have an uninformed climate change denier; there is an app for that

Ever find yourself in a debate with a climate change denier or anyone attempting to undermine the science behind global climate change? A new iPhone app offers a list of common skeptic…

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Nuclear loans provide a false solution to climate change

I was on CNN yesterday responding to the nuclear loan guarantee announcement by President Obama.  We are seriously disappointed in this action and SACE released a statement warning against the risk loan…

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No Solution, Just More Pollution

When the 111th Congress reconvened last month, Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) introduced a "disapproval resolution" (S.J. Res 26) which many in the environmental community are calling the "Dirty Air Act."  What may…