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"Solar in the Southeast" 2018 Annual Report (Part 1)

We are pleased to release of the second annual "Solar in the Southeast" report and hope that you will find the data and analysis both helpful and interesting. We updated last year's…

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TVA: Take 2019 Draft Long-Range Plan Back to the Drawing Board

Yesterday, April 8, 2019, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) submitted highly critical comments to TVA proposing an overhaul and calling out lack of transparency and manipulation of data in the…

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Thoughts on Florida Energy Choice Initiative

SACE is not in support of the Florida Energy Choice ballot amendment initiative. Two reasons for our stand: the likelihood that 6,000 MW of planned solar over the next 5 years could…

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US Corporations Driving Up Demand for Renewable Energy

In 2018, corporations broke records with global renewable energy power purchase agreements (PPAs) surpassing 13 gigawatts. This more than doubled the previous record set in 2017, and brought corporations to a position…

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My Story as the Only African American Certified to Design Solar PV in Tennessee

As we celebrate Black History Month, SACE is highlighting stories at the crossroads of energy and equity. Through my own work to design and install my own solar rooftop photovoltaic (PV) system on…

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Good News for Aspiring Solar Installers in North Carolina & Florida

Renewable energy jobs are on the rise nationally, with solar panel installation showing up as the fastest growing job in eight states, including Florida and North Carolina, in January 2019.

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Hey KUB, Do You Hear Your Customers Yet?

KUB customers are paying $19 a month before they even flip on a light switch. In 2010, monthly fixed fees were $6. Since then, fees have tripled! These are some of their…

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Solar In Your Community Challenge Team Highlight

This blog was written by Alissa Schafer, former Solar Policy & Communications Manager at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Atlanta’s Mercedez-Benz Stadium: The Real MVP of the Super Bowl

This blog entry was written by Allie Brown, former Clean Energy Advocacy Manager at SACE. How does Atlanta, a city that recently committed to 100% clean energy by 2035, and it’s brand new…

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Legislators Shine Light on Energy Competition in SC

Update, May 16, 2019: Governor McMaster signed the South Carolina Energy Freedom Act into law. Update, Feb. 22, 2019: The bill has passed the House and is moving to the Senate. Please…