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The Southeast is Gaining Ground in the Push to Electrify Transportation

The Southeast has secured significant electric vehicle (EV) investment over the past year, added additional jobs, increased EV sales and charger deployment, and ramped up utility engagement and state funding.

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Bi-Directional Charging: Engaging with Leaders and the Community to Charge Forward with Smart EV Policy

One opportunity with electric transportation is bi-directional charging. This is very much what it sounds like: energy flows from a building to a vehicle. When prompted, that energy can flow back from…

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Electric Vehicles Could Add $47 Billion Annually to Southeast Economy

Because most electricity is generated locally, shifting to electric transportation will save consumers money at the plug and keep more of their transportation fuel dollars recirculating through local economies.

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Why SACE Supports FPL’s Proposed Rate Settlement

This op-ed, written by SACE Executive Director Dr. Stephen A. Smith, originally appeared in South Florida Sun Sentinel on August 20, 2021. Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) is a nonprofit organization committed to…

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An Innovative Solar Microgrid Project Could Be a Win-Win-Win for Jackson, Tennessee

Solar project to deliver reliable, affordable, clean energy and benefit the local economy has overwhelming support — with exceptions.

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Learning the Importance of Environmental Assessment Analysis for a Career in Clean Energy

During my summer internship at SACE, I’ve experienced a tremendous amount of professional growth, which will prepare me for a future working to reduce humanity's carbon footprint.

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IPCC Climate Report: The Crisis is Here - There's Still Time for Meaningful Action

We live in a narrow window of time where we can take meaningful action to avert the worst impacts of climate change.

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Protecting the Right to Vote is Essential to Combat the Climate Crisis

Equitable voting access for all Americans has a profound impact on the future of our country and our climate, and the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy stands firmly against any form of…

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Federal Electric Vehicle Ambitions Could Be a Boon for the Southeast

Achieving the Biden administration's aggressive electric vehicle goals could unlock additional investment and job growth to the auto manufacturing-rich Southeast.

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Where the Candidates Stand on Energy 2021: Knoxville City Council

In this blog series, we share the 2021 Knoxville City Council candidates’ positions on clean energy and climate issues in their own words.