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Time for North Carolina to Support Wind Power

Wind turbine technology has advanced significantly in the past few years, enabling wind farms to sprout up in new areas, particularly in the Southeast. Taller turbines and longer blades are capable of capturing…

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Christmas Miracle: Congress Proposes Long-Term Support for Renewables

Over the past four years, congressional disfunction has been the rule, as opposed to the exception. But early Wednesday morning, congressional leaders proposed a sweeping bill that would not only provide essential…

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Dirt cheap renewables beating fossil fuels on price

A new analysis shows that wind energy and solar power are more affordable than ever. Every year, Lazard Associates publishes its Levelized Cost of Energy Analysis on different types of power plants including…

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Favorable Environmental Review Green Lights Wind Energy Power Line Project

A favorable final environmental analysis of a proposed wind energy power line has just been published. According to the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Plains and Eastern Clean Line project,…

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Shop Green Friday, not Black Friday

Buy Clean Energy T-shirts this Holiday Season...& Support SACE! The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is excited to announce that this year, there's a couple of colorful, socially-conscious and environmentally-sustainable options you…

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South Carolina Offshore Wind Energy Reaches Major Milestone

Yesterday, South Carolina reached a major milestone in advancing potential offshore wind energy development in years to come. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the federal regulator that oversees offshore wind…

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Duke, Southern, and NextEra Go Big on Wind and Solar - Just not in the Southeast

Duke Energy, Southern Company, and NextEra Energy Inc. are reportedly planning to invest billions of dollars in solar and wind energy in the near future - only those investments will be outside…

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Amazon ‘Desert Wind’ Project: Benefiting Eastern NC and Beyond

This Guest Post was written by Allison Eckley, Community Administrator for the North Carolina Sustainable Energy Association. The original post appeared on NCSEA's blog and can be viewed here.  Construction began this…

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How Valuable is Wind Energy?

In 1991, President George HW Bush signed into law the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind energy and other renewable energy resources. But, the wind power industry was not able to quickly…

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Green your holiday shopping list and support SACE with Chari-tees

This blog was written by Jennifer Rennicks, former Senior Director of Policy & Communications at the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.