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Georgia Power and Efficiency - Not Out of the Bottom Yet

This blog was written by SACE intern Jeannie McKinney and Natalie Mims. According to their second quarter report for 2011,*Georgia Power Company (GPC) has only accomplished 9 percent of their annual energy…

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SACE in the News: Declining Demand for Energy Impacts Planning for Utilities

A recent article in The Tennessean highlights one emerging reality for energy companies: people are consuming less energy. The excellent long-form piece by reporter Anne Paine, “TVA bets on rising demand: Less…

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FERC: EPA Rules Will Not Disrupt US Electric Reliability

Congressional supporters of dirty coal are running out of options. The coal-power industry is under pressure to finally clean up its act and efforts to argue that coal power is clean are…

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Tennessee Energy Efficiency Loan Progam helping the bottom line and the environment

If you're a Tennessee business owner thinking about reducing costs through energy efficiency or installing a renewable energy system, it's a good time to turn thought into action. Tennessee's Energy Efficiency Loan…

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Green Job Training in the Southeast

Recently, it seems that every politician has the exact same top three priorities: Jobs, Jobs and Jobs. Some of those jobs can come in the form of green jobs. Green jobs vary…

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Energy Efficiency in Mississippi

On August 4, the Mississippi Public Service Commission took a huge step forward in supporting energy efficiency by issuing an order proposing energy efficiency programs and standards. Prior to this order, the…

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Is Congress trying to dim our energy future?

"One cool judgment is worth a thousand hasty councils. The thing is to supply light and not heat." - Woodrow Wilson The past couple of weeks have seen heat grip the nation's…

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Florida PSC should look to North Carolina

North Carolina is increasing energy efficiency, cutting waste I'm a native Floridian and as long as I can remember, there's always been a special relationship between Florida and North Carolina, especially in…

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Proposed Law Would Double Amount of Solar Power Sold in NC by 2018

A bill introduced in the North Carolina General Assembly, aptly titled the Solar Jobs Bill, would require utilities to double the amount of solar power sold to customers in North Carolina by…

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Cheers for Duke Energy and Progress Energy

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.