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New Solar Choice Coalition Launched in Tennessee

As the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) contemplates structural rate changes that would limit or prevent customer choice and fair access to affordable renewable energy, SACE was proud to join founding members of…

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Jobs, $$$, and Clean Energy: Solar Company Investing Big in South Carolina

South Carolina got a major announcement on Thursday, when solar energy development company Cypress Creek Renewables proposed a major investment in the Palmetto State. Cypress Creek announced they aim to build 2,000…

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Congress: Picking energy losers, over clean energy winners

Congress just released its proposed "tax reform" plan - and it's a doozie. Instead of promoting renewable energy and electric vehicles, the plan would slash those incentives - while giving a massive bailout…

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JEA’s new solar program: The good, the bad, and the ugly

The JEA board yesterday approved a new solar package that was put together by its staff on a very tight timeline despite a months-long stakeholder process. JEA is the largest municipal utility…

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UCS “Dwindling Role for Coal” Report: Wind and Solar Could Help Replace Coal in the Southeast

A recording of our October 24, 2017 webinar with UCS report authors is posted here. The past decade or so has seen a dramatic shift away from coal for producing electricity in…

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Georgia is whupping Tennessee in more than just football this year

Let's talk about the ridiculously lopsided football game at Neyland Stadium last week. The University of Georgia (UGA) pummeled the University of Tennessee (UT) 41-0...in UT's own backyard. This annual match is…

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How expensive is solar power? You're going to be SHOCKED!

The National Renewable Energy Lab recently published their annual solar power cost benchmark study, U.S. Solar Photovoltaic System Cost Benchmark: Q1 2017. The results are shocking. In some southern states, like North Carolina…

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#NationalVoterRegistrationDay - Recruiting Clean Energy Voters Across the South

How do we make clean energy a top priority in the South? We have to start by boosting voter turnout in local and statewide elections among all Southerns that want to build a…

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Florida Utility Gulf Power & Department of Defense Go Solar with Coronal

Tucked in the far northwest corner of the Florida panhandle, many people forget about the Navy and Air Force bases located there, out of sight, out of mind. These somewhat remote locations…

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Solar Power International: A Wrap-Up

Co-authored by Bryan Jacob, Simon Mahan and Alissa Jean Schafer All of the things we mentioned in our blog after the opening session did come up again throughout Solar Power International (#SPIcon). …