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Duke Energy Shortsighted on Efficiency, Again

In December 2011, Duke Energy and Progress Energy signed a settlement agreement with several groups, including SACE,to resolve legal issues raised during the Companies' proposed merger. As mentioned in a recent SACE blog,…

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Mississippi is the "sunshine state" for the Tennessee Valley Authority

This blog was written by John D. Wilson, former Deputy Director for Regulatory Policy at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

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Current Florida PSC like episode of Utilities Gone Wild says former member

This blog and its unique perspective comes courtesy of Nancy Argenziano. She served on the Florida Public Service Commissioner from 2007 - 2010 and in the Florida Legislature as a senator and…

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Duke Energy: This is Not Leadership

Shorter versions of this oped were originally published in North Carolina in the Charlotte Observer on February 10, 2014 (found here) and in Florida in the Tampa Bay Times on February 11,…

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Shout Out: Good Carbon Reduction News from TVA

OK, I admit it; in our watchdog/clean energy advocate role, we at SACE are often critical of our regional utilities. Yet, we have and will continue to call out positive developments and…

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Less Sunny Year in Gainesville

A few weeks ago the Gainesville City Commissioners voted (5-2) to suspend the Regional Utilities (GRU) feed-in tariff (FiT) solar program. Interestingly, the event received little attention outside the Gainesville area, despite…

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Wind Power: Keeping the Lights On

This blog post was written by Peebles Squires and published at INTO THE WIND, the American Wind Energy Association’s blog. The original post is available here. It’s a new day, and Texas…

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How the Polar Vortex is Fueled by and a Threat to Our Energy Infrastructure

In case you somehow missed it, the majority of the United States is experiencing record cold temperatures today. Parts of the Southeast started at or below zero this morning (not factoring in wind…

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2013: The Year in Review

Seasons greetings from all of us here at SACE!  Before we take some time to enjoy the holiday season, we wanted to pause and celebrate our accomplishments over the last year.  We…

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Two is Better Than One: SC Public Service Commissioners Support Efficiency for the Holidays

The South Carolina Public Service Commission affirmed its support for energy efficiency twice during the holiday season! First by approving South Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G)'s financial incentive and energy efficiency programs,…