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Introducing SACE's "Solar in the Southeast" 2017 Annual Report (part 1 of 5)

This is the first in a five-part series about the “Solar in the Southeast” 2017 Annual Report. It should come as no surprise that some utilities in the southeast have more ambitious…

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AEP: spinning up 5 gigawatts of wind & taking a shine to 3 GW of solar

Some of the comparably-sized utilities in the Southeast could aspire to the renewable energy ambition that AEP, American Electric Power, has expressed. The vast majority of AEP operations are outside the Southeast…

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Statement to KUB: We Deserve a Clean Bill, Reduce These Fixed Fees

Today, I had the opportunity to speak before the KUB Commission (link to Facebook Live at KUB headquarters), sharing my thoughts on a very important issue we are facing - fixed, mandatory charges…

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Solar Course Correction from Central Georgia EMC

Some good news to share! Last year we sounded the alarm on Central Georgia Electric Membership Cooperative's (EMC) new mandatory monthly fee  suddenly being charged to solar customers. We connected with Robert Fowler of Locust…

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How I Went Solar In South Carolina

My wife and I just got solar installed on our home's roof a couple months ago and here is our story of how we went solar. Hopefully it helps you go solar…

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Florida: Energy Winners and Losers in 2017

Happy 2018! As we would look forward to taking positive steps  towards a cleaner, smarter energy future in the Sunshine State this year, it’s instructive to look at the state energy trends…

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These 51 Southeast Mayors and Communities Are Going for 100% Renewable Energy

Mayors and cities around the Southeast are going all in on renewable energy, which can help lower electricity costs, reduce pollution, and create jobs. The Sierra Club is compiling a list of…

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The Changing Solar Landscape in the Southeastern US

This is a guest post written by Dr. Elise B. Fox, Principal Engineer at Savannah River National Laboratory in Aiken, SC, and Fellow of the American Chemical Society. The Southeastern US is…

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Poll: Majority of Tennessee Voters Support Solar and Oppose Fixed Charges On Bill or Restrictions to Customer Choice

Recent polling conducted by North Star Opinion Research shows widespread support throughout Tennessee for solar energy as well as strong opposition to solar market barriers currently being erected by the Tennessee Valley…

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Report: Wind, solar are cheapest options, NOW

Don't believe the fake news hype about cheap coal and natural gas! A new report out by energy industry experts, Lazard Associates, shows that wind power and solar power are now the lowest…