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Solar In Your Community Challenge Team Highlight

The Solar in Your Community Challenge is a $5 million contest to support innovative and replicable community-based solar business models and programs that will bring solar to underserved communities. Over the two-year…

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Atlanta’s Mercedez-Benz Stadium: The Real MVP of the Super Bowl

This blog entry was written by Allie Brown, former Clean Energy Advocacy Manager at SACE. How does Atlanta, a city that recently committed to 100% clean energy by 2035, and it’s brand new…

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North Carolina and Duke Energy Far Ahead of Southeast in Energy Efficiency

North Carolina is the only Southeastern state to surpass the national average for utility annual efficiency savings and Duke Energy Carolinas finally cleared the 1% energy savings mark.  

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Green New Deal: an Energy Policy, a Climate Movement, or Both?

UPDATE: On February 7, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Edward Markey introduced a Green New Deal resolution (formally known as H.Res 109) to lay out the goals, aspirations, and specifics of the proposed…

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Beer and Dalmatians, Bob Dylan and Wind Power, Budweiser pulls out all the stops for Super Bowl LIII

Budweiser has already released one of their several Super Bowl ads, touting the company's self-proclaimed commitment to sustainable energy use.

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Duke Energy Wants You to Pay More for Using Less Energy

Update on March 29, 2019: After the blog post below was published and following overwhelming opposition to the proposed fee hike at public hearings, Duke Energy agreed to partially scale back their…

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Miami-Dade Ordinance Seeks to Increase EV Charging Stations

The ordinance will require certain new construction projects to equip 10% of their parking spaces with necessary electrical components to install an EV charging station. Since a high percentage of the costs…

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Plugging into Electric Vehicles in the Tar Heel State

The network of electric vehicle advocates to support electric vehicles in North Carolina is growing and becoming more interconnected! The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy recently became a member of Plug-in NC…

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SCE&G at the Crossroads for Energy Efficiency

What might have happened if SCE&G and South Carolina's political leadership had invested in energy efficiency, rather than the V.C. Summer nuclear plant? Will they now heed the lesson and embrace efficiency,…

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Legislators Shine Light on Energy Competition in SC

Update, Feb. 22, 2019: The bill has passed the House and is moving to the Senate. Please note that language in the bill has been revised since the blog post below was…