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Sun Rises on Solar Day 2012

Happy Summer Solstice! Today's the day that solar energy advocates and panel purveyors eagerly await - the longest day, with the most sunshine, of the year. After today, it's downhill back to…

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Our New Home: How We Made It Better

When anyone moves into a new place, they start to think about the changes they want to make in their new home. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy moved into our new…

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Solar Technology Propels Low Prices and Bankability for the Solar Industry

The collective US solar brain trust gathered at the Solar Solutions Conference in Memphis, TN presented by the Tennessee Valley Authority and the Tennessee Solar Institute, April 10-11.  The big news?  Technological innovations…

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New Florida Solar Technicians Certified in Jacksonville, Now Where are the Jobs?

Sixteen anxious and diligent new Solar Technicians graduated Friday 2-Mar-12 from an 8-week course at the CRC Institute in Jacksonville, Florida.  They got certificates of technical training, are ready for the LEED…

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SACE Solar PV Installation Goes LIVE

  This blog was co-written by SACE's Renewable Energy Director, Maria Hubert. After a year of working hard on energy efficiency improvements, our Knoxville, TN office is now officially solar-powered!  KUB, our…

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Georgia Consumer Choice Bill Would Boost Economic Opportunities

Georgia Power and Southern Company are up to their dirty tricks again, this time blocking the development of clean renewable energy and using their monopoly power to hold Georgia economic development back!…

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Will new Sunshine State senator move Florida toward a clean energy economy?

Today Florida's Governor Charlie Crist chose George LeMieux to fill the seat of outgoing Sen. Mel Martinez.  LeMieux,  a former aide to Crist, deputy state attorney general as well as campaign manager…

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The Smith Family Residential Solar System

SACE Executive Director Stephen Smith recently became the owner of the largest residential solar system in the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) region, covering his home with 36 198-watt Sharp solar photovoltaic (PV)…

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Yes, there is renewable energy in the southeast

We must have hit a nerve somewhere, because our opponents are bringing forward a country music phenom turned energy expert who says our song won't play. Lance Brown, executive director of the…