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Florida lawmaker warns North Carolina against controversial power plant financing plan

This blog was originally posted by the Institute for Southern Studies in their online publication: Facing South and was written by Sue Sturgis. New article on this topic from the Raleigh News…

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Energy efficiency shining in the Southeast

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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Who has the Power? You Do! Take this Quiz

There are persistent myths in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency. One such myth - promoted by the coal industry and their utility friends - is that the Southeast doesn't…

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TVA Ahead of the Pack in Pollution and Pollution Reduction

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) issued a January 6, 2011 release that uses a recent study by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to highlight TVA's successful reductions of dangerous air pollutants. The fact…

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Is Biomass Electricity a Smart Thing to Do?

There is tremendous debate and controversy over biomass, and in some locations there is significant grassroots opposition to biopower projects.  A recurring question is whether utilization of biomass for energy production is…

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Federal Agency Knocks PACE Off Course

Florida Clean Energy Needs Leadership The Federal Housing Finance Agency (FHFA, the U.S. housing finance regulator) recently solidified its opposition to Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing. The lone renewable energy initiative that…

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New Tax Credit for CHP in North Carolina

This post was authored by former SACE staffer, Glenn Mauney. On August 2nd, North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue signed into law HB 1829, an expanded Combined Heat and Power (CHP) and renewable…

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Bloated costs for Florida IOU energy efficiency programs

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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Ridiculous rate rhetoric

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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NC Experts Spar Over Future Energy Plans

John D. Wilson co-wrote this blog. What's the future for energy in the Tarheel state? This week, the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) considered the energy plans of Duke Energy, Progress Energy…