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UPDATE: NC Senate Refers Wind Energy Ban Back to Committee

Updated July 17th, 2009: A welcome victory on the Senate floor occurred on Wednesday when Senator Goss submitted an amendment that would reinstate language into SB 1068 allowing for utility-scale wind turbines…

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Attempt to Ban Wind in WNC

Original Blogpost (7/13): In the mountains of North Carolina, local government cries for wind energy projects are falling on deaf ears of those elected to represent them. Mountain Senators Joe Sam Queen, Martin Nesbitt,…

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What happened with my Home Green Home

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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Are you louder than 63 lobbyists?

In the weeks leading up to the House vote on the American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), we learned that opponents to the bill spent $79 million on efforts to weaken/defeat…

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House passes historic clean energy legislation

Today the House of Representatives took advantage of an historic opportunity to open the valve on clean energy jobs and economic opportunities, save consumers money and establish a legal limit on global…

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SACE promotes solar energy locally in Knoxville

One of the great partnerships that SACE has going is working with the City of Knoxville on their Solar America Cities Program. The City of Knoxville along with a strong group of partners…

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TVA Ash Spill Root Cause Analysis Released

A last-minute announcement came in Wednesday regarding a press briefing to announce a new analysis of the root cause of the Dec. 22 TVA coal ash spill in Harriman, Tenn. Fortunately, I…

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Shhh! The climate bill will reduce electricity bills. (They won't believe it.)

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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Picturing our (Clean Energy) Future

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

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Analysts say clean energy bill is affordable

The House of Representatives is scheduled to open debate on the American Clean Energy and Security Act tomorrow.  While detractors want to make cost appear to be a major sticking point, the…