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Eclipse is gone, Solar's back on

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy's Energy Policy Manager Simon Mahan contributed to this blog post. As we waited excitedly for the moon's shadow to cross the Southeast during yesterday's Great American Eclipse,…

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Unblocking the Sun - Join Us!

  Today, the sun will be completely blocked by the moon in the first total solar eclipse in the United States since 1979. As people assemble in the “path of totality” to…

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Is TVA Causing a Solar [Market] Eclipse?

TenneSEIA, the Tennessee Solar Energy Industries Association, issued a press release yesterday about TVA’s decision to continue restricting the Green Power Providers program.  I agree with their President, Matt Beasley: “this decision…

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History in Florida: Ladies & Gentlemen Start Your Engines, The Solar Race Has Begun

This is a guest blog by Delany Reynolds student activist and founder of MiamiSeaRise.com The City of South Miami enacting its new residential solar mandate tonight, a law that we began working…

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For Florida Businesses, Going Solar is a Money Saver

There are plenty of reasons that families, businesses, and utilities chose to invest in solar. For Jacksonville company Champion Brands, a big part of their reasoning to go solar came down to…

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What are the connections between solar power and honeybees?

  You might not think that the humble honeybee has much in common with solar power. But actually the two are connected in unique and interesting ways. The Southern Alliance for Clean…

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Florida’s Solar Outlook Just Got Sunnier

We’re the Sunshine State, right? Yet despite having one of the largest electricity markets in the nation, Florida doesn’t make the top-ten state list for solar development. That may be about to change.…

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Memphis Wins BIG in the Solar in Your Community Challenge!

Summer is just around the corner and the sun is already shining on Memphis, TN. Five Memphis teams are moving forward to the next phase of the SunShot Prize: Solar In Your…

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The switch has been flipped on at one of Georgia’s largest solar project

“The new 52-megawatt solar facility in Hazlehurst is expected to generate more than 134 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy annually for customers of Green Power EMC for the next 30 years,…

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How To Get A Solar Job

“How can I get a solar job?” As I speak with groups and community members throughout our region about clean energy, this is by far one of the most frequently asked questions…