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Out With The Coal, In With The New

Recently in the Southeast we've had some exciting announcements about utility plans to begin retiring and repowering some of their oldest and dirtiest coal plants.  By our estimate, eleven retirements are in…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Denmark’s Thrifty Use of Bioenergy

This post was co-authored by John Bonitz “We do need a 'new economy,' but one that is founded on thrift and care, on saving and conserving, not on excess and waste. An…

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Copenhagan Close-Up: Black Carbon - small particle, big problem

This post was co-authored by John Wilson, Laura Wilson and Anne Blair Being so close to the Arctic here in Copenhagen, I have been listening carefully to what people have to say…

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Copenhagen Close-up: How Offshore Wind is Powering a Nation

This blogpost was co-authored by Rita Kilpatrick and Brandon Blevins Imagine a society that draws on the power of the wind to generate a significant portion of its electricity.  I’m seeing firsthand…

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Copenhagen Close-up: Cycling City

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

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Copenhagen Close-up: Changing the game to a Bright Green future

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy and co-authored by John Wilson, former Director of Research at the…

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Copenhagen Close-up: The Danes Show the Path Away from Dirty Coal

This post was co-authored by Ulla Reeves. Today as I flew into Copenhagen, I was struck by two very different views of energy production, the large wind turbines off the Danish coast…

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Live in Copenhagen: Turbines, Thousands and Tutu

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

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Florida PSC Fails to Answer the Call on Energy Efficiency

The PSC meeting last week was marked by two dramatic changes for Florida electric utilities.  Utility-oriented commissioner Carter was succeeded as chair for 2010-2012 by the far more consumer-oriented commissioner, Nancy Argenziano.  In remarks made while…

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A False Solution Called Offshore Oil Drilling

Our nation is at an historical crossroads with how we choose to produce the energy that fuels our way of life.  One road paves the way for a clean energy future and…