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As Martin Luther King Jr. Day approaches, democracy reforms hang in the balance 

SACE wrote a series of blog posts last year emphasizing the importance of federal voting rights legislation, specifically the For the People Act (HR1 in the House and S1 in the Senate),…

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Electrifying Transportation Could Bring $7.9 Billion To Georgia's Economy While Slashing Emissions

By leading the transition to electric cars, trucks, and buses, Georgia can spur economic growth, save money, and create jobs — all while reducing carbon emissions to benefit the climate.

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Advocacy Groups in Georgia Host 'People’s PSC Hearing' 

On the evening of Thursday, October 7, groups including the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE), Georgia Conservation Voters, Georgia Beyond Coal, We the Plug Tho, Environment Georgia, and the Sierra Club…

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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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Electrifying school buses will benefit local economy and children’s health

This op-ed, co-written by Anne Mellinger-Birdsong, pediatrician and environmental public health specialist with Mothers & Others For Clean Air, and Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at Southern Alliance…

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Georgia Senators fight to keep clean transportation jobs in the Peach State with SK Innovation settlement

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

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The Pandemic Effect - Efficiency Performance and Energy Affordability Challenges in 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic made energy bills even more unaffordable for families in the Southeast, while utility energy efficiency programs also took a hit. New data shows how the response taken by each…

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President Biden Boosts Offshore Wind

President Biden unveiled his plan to begin harnessing the power of offshore wind energy this week.

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Southern Company and Georgia Power are funding politicians sponsoring voter suppression efforts. We’re fighting back

Update: SB 202 passed the Georgia House on the morning of Thursday, March 25  by a party-line vote of 100 to 75, and was passed by the Senate that night on a…

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Trying to Get Ahead of the Impending Workforce Shortage in Georgia's Solar Industry

"[T]o meet the demands associated with an increase in the pace of solar deployment, we're going to need a larger workforce in Georgia." SACE interviews the co-founder of one of the largest…