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Climate Change and Peak Oil, Two Problems with One Solution

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Clean energy competitiveness, by the numbers

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

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Choosing Sides in the Climate Debate

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Will Florida choose a high-cost energy future?

August 2009 was busy in Tallahassee for Florida utilities. With lots of attention from the media, early in the month, Gov. Charlie Crist and the Cabinet approved new nuclear reactors for Progress…

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Don't Sell Florida Beaches to Big Oil

The debate for opening up waters to offshore drilling within 10 miles of the Florida coast continues in full fervor.  In fact, it is likely that the Florida State Legislature will consider…

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TVA may shut down least efficient coal plants

The Tennessee Valley Authority, which operates the oldest fleet of coal plants in the South, is looking at shutting down its oldest coal-fired facilities. In April, I blogged about the Tennessee Valley…

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Will new Sunshine State senator move Florida toward a clean energy economy?

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Santee Cooper Sees the Light, Cancels Pee Dee Coal Plant

In an astounding turn of events today, the state-owned utility Santee Cooper Board voted unanimously to suspend their plans to permit and develop the Pee Dee coal-fired power plant in Florence County,…

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Blocked phone lines, forged letters, staged rallies - oh my!

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Time flies when you are having fun: a year in review from an energy advocate

It's been a whirlwind of a year since I accepted the position as SACE's  Tennessee Valley Energy Policy Associate here in Knoxville.  So much has happened, both good and bad, that it…