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Enlisting the Sun: A Solar Powered Military in the 21st Century

With Memorial Day celebrations in full swing, it seems a good time to highlight some rather sunny developments for our nation's military. A new report from the Solar Energy Industries Association -…

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Unusual Bedfellows at the Georgia PSC

What do the Georgia Tea Party, low-income advocates, faith leaders, and green business have in common? They were all at the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) this week calling for more clean…

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Florida residential solar market gets a little sunnier

Installing a solar energy system on a home in Florida may soon be less of a financial headache for residential property owners. That’s because the Florida legislature recently passed House bill 277.…

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TVA Continues to Mismanage Solar Power

Charlie Coggeshall, SACE Renewable Energy Manager, also contributed to this post. Last month the Tennessee Valley Authority proudly announced what they considered to be good news: That their 2013 Green Power Provider…

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Google pressures largest US utility company to put renewable energy on the menu

This guest blog was authored by Gary Cook, senior policy analyst at Greenpeace, USA. Google's own blog can be found here. Thanks to some pressure from Google, the largest utility company in the…

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Duck River EMC Offers You a Piece of the Sun

Do you want to invest in solar, but you can’t? Maybe your roof doesn’t point south, or it’s shaded most of the time. Maybe you rent. Maybe you just can’t come up…

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There Is No Such Thing as a Solar Ash Spill

Although it has been over four years since more than a billion tons of coal ash were dumped on the small town of Kingston, TN, the city is still working to clean up…

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State Legislature paying attention to Florida nuclear tax

On March 18th, I attended the Florida State Senate's workshop on nuclear cost recovery, also known as Florida's "nuclear tax," where industry advocates and the big power companies extolled the many virtues of…

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SACE Solar Array Shines In Its First Year

Just over a year ago we made the decision to continue to practice what we preach with the installation and activation of our own solar photovoltaic array at our Knoxville, TN office. …

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Protecting Renewable Portfolio Standards from Cynical Attacks

This guest post was written by Mindy Luber, President of Ceres and Director of the Investor Network on Climate Risk (INCR) and was originally published on Forbes.com on March 19, 2013. It…