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Georgians await ruling on clean energy in Georgia Power long-range plan

Will Georgia get more solar? Will unnecessary dirty coal plants get shut down? Will Georgians get more help saving energy and lowering our bills? These questions and more are on the line…

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South Carolina On-Bill Financing Gives Homeowners More Freedom!

As we celebrate our nation's Independence Day, we would like to take the opportunity to highlight another successful independence tale: The story of South Carolinians regaining control of their energy spending! In…

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Efficiency Works for Louisiana

This blog was originally posted by the Alliance for Affordable Energy. On June 26th in Baton Rouge, the Louisiana Public Service Commission voted 3-2 to reinstate the statewide plan for energy efficiency…

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Energy Equity in Atlanta: A place at the table, not on the menu

In organizing circles it’s often said that if you’re not at the decision-making table, watch out — you may be on the menu. At June 10th’s Equity Matters Forum on Energy Equity,…

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Utilities and the Distributed Energy Paradigm Shift

This is the second blog in a series on the growth of distributed energy in the U.S. The first, "The Calm before the Solar Storm," was posted May 29. In a move…

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A Moment In Time A Citizen Speaks before the Georgia Public Service Commission

This post is written by Reverend Dr. Gerald L. Durley, Pastor Emeritus, Providence Missionary Baptist Church, Atlanta, GA and consultant for SACE. In all of our lives there are moments that occur…

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Unusual Bedfellows at the Georgia PSC

What do the Georgia Tea Party, low-income advocates, faith leaders, and green business have in common? They were all at the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) this week calling for more clean…

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Duck River EMC Offers You a Piece of the Sun

Do you want to invest in solar, but you can’t? Maybe your roof doesn’t point south, or it’s shaded most of the time. Maybe you rent. Maybe you just can’t come up…

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How does Southern Company sell more electricity?

With energy efficiency, of course! A couple of weeks ago, we showed you how Southern Company "squirrels" the energy efficiency debate. One of our fantastic readers sent us an ad from the…

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Tour with a Twist: What is Ripe to Retire in Georgia and Alabama?

Last week I had the privilege of accompanying experts from the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) on a three-day tour of Georgia and Alabama to highlight coal plants that should be considered…