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Solar Choice in the Florida Supreme Court

Things haven’t exactly been easy for the solar industry in the Sunshine State. Despite abundant sunshine and a largely untapped market, energy policies are under the complete control of utility monopolies and…

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Solar Financing Paves the Way for Market Growth

In a new study recently published by Green Tech Media, it was reported that 72% of all residential solar installed in 2014 was the result of what the solar industry calls the…

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North Carolina Legislators Need to Keep Feeling the Heat to Support Solar Energy

As another long legislative session drags on in North Carolina, once again the state’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard (REPS) – which requires the state's investor-owned utilities to meet up…

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SACE on the West Coast - Intersolar North America Conference

When it comes to solar, it can sometimes feel like the West coast is more than 10 years ahead of the Southeast region – probably because they are! By a variety of…

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The Potential for Solar to Power Low-Income, Minority Communities

This guest blog by Marvin Smith with Future 500 was originally posted here.  Solar power is on the rise faster than a Steph Curry shot. Not only is its adoption exceeding predictions, but…

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White House Has Plans to Help Low-Income Communities Gain Access to Solar

Angela Garrone, Southeast Energy Research Attorney with SACE, co-wrote this blog with Alissa Jean Schafer, SACE Solar Communications and Policy Manager. In early July, the White House unveiled a new plan to help cut…

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New EmPower TN initiative set to cut state utility bills by an estimated 28% with energy efficiency and renewable energy

Tennessee lawmakers have recently demonstrated that investing in clean energy is not a partisan issue, so much as it's just plain common sense. In the majority-Republican General Assembly, the state budget was…

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Solar Farm Will Generate Energy and Millions In Economic Benefits to Northern Alabama

Toni Nelson, SACE's Renewable Energy Manager, also contributed to this post.  A recent study by the University of Alabama Center for Business and Economic Research found that a proposed 80 MW solar…

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Georgia faith leaders echo Pope Francis' call for climate action

This blog entry was written by Allie Brown, former Clean Energy Advocacy Manager at SACE.

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SACE Comes Out Strong on Policies to Expand Solar Development in Florida

SACE staffer John Wilson also contributed to this post. Today the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) responded to the Florida Public Service Commission’s Request for Comments on policies and programs to…