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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

This blog post was written by Jason Carney, former Clean Energy Program Manager with the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. As we celebrate Black History Month, SACE is highlighting stories at the…

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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…

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Wait 'Til Next Year: Solar Rebates "Sell Out" In Record Time

You snooze; you lose. Only the North Carolina residents who submitted applications on the first two days will receive funds under Duke Energy's 2019 Solar Rebate Program. Others will go on a…

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FPL Developing Shared Solar Program for 2019

Shared solar power has an important role to play in Florida's clean energy future. FPL will be filing its shared program for approval in March 2019. How does it work and does…