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Energy Efficiency: The New Energy Superhero of the Southeast

SACE recently finished its review of 2011 energy efficiency impacts for the major utilities in Georgia, Florida, the Carolinas and Tennessee. We are proud to announce that all major utilities are now offering…

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Duke Leadership Hearing Veers Into Substance

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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The Devil We Know: Visionary Jim Rogers Meets Southeastern Skepticism

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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Duke Energy adds neighborhood energy efficiency program in South Carolina

Last fall we wrote about Progress Energy's successful implementation of its Neighborhood Energy Saver program. We are happy to announce that this program has already inspired change in our region: as of last…

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Just Another Two Billion Dollars Between Friends

Under the leadership duo of Bill Sansom's tenure as the Tennessee Valley Authority's Board Chairman and Tom Kilgore's years as CEO, we have witnessed some of the largest financial mistakes ever made in the…

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Largest Remaining Investor Still Stuck In Plant Washington Boondoggle

At the February 16 meeting of its Board of Directors, Snapping Shoals EMC had a chance to do the right thing and end its involvement in developing two new coal-fired power plants…

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Georgia Power Finishes 2011 with a Round of Applause

This blog was written by Natalie Mims and Jeannie McKinney. A little bit of congratulating is in order for one of the Southeast’s largest investor-owned electric utilities. As we’ve said time and…

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Victory: Cobb EMC Pulls Out of Coal-fired Power Plants

Late on the evening of January 24, the board of directors at Cobb EMC made an unprecedented about-face, and voted to freeze the EMC’s funding for two coal-fired power plants: Plant Washington…

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VEC Utility Customers More Informed Than Most

Not all electricity bills are created equal, and today we’d like to commend a local utility company on providing their customers with an exceptionally detailed one. Volunteer Energy Cooperative (VEC) provides information…

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Tide begins to turn against coal-fired Plant Washington

In Georgia, another coal plant is dead, and murmurs from Cobb EMC indicate that the tide may be turning against construction and pursuit of Plant Washington and its twin coal-fired power plant…