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Obama Administration Advances North Carolina Offshore Wind Energy Areas

“The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy applauds the Obama Administration for extensive work to promote offshore wind energy development off North Carolina’s coast. Including North Carolina in the Bureau of Ocean Energy…

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Establishing a Wind Powered Economic Zone: North Myrtle Beach Reaches for Offshore Wind

On November 19, the City of North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina officially became a "wind-powered economic zone" by proclamation of a City Council resolution.  This resolution represents true leadership in the realm…

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Can We Reinvent Fire in the Southeast?

Here at SACE, we have been investigating new clean energy ideas that we can build on. These efforts have lead us to Rocky Mountain Institute's most recent publication, Reinventing Fire: Bold Business…

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Many Coal Plants in the SE are Ripe for Retirement

Today the Union of Concerned Scientists released an important new report entitled "Ripe for Retirement: The Case for Closing America's Costliest Coal Plants", which highlights the financial uncertainty of many coal plants around the…

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Sandy is Gone, Wind Power is On

This blog is the fourth in a series of blogs examining the impacts of Hurricane Sandy and its connections to extreme weather and climate change. Other blogs can be read here. About…

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Will Hurricane Sandy Affect Wind Farms?

This blog is the first in a series of blogs examining the impacts of Hurricane Sandy and its connections to extreme weather and climate change. Other blogs can be read here. The…

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Clemson Report Reveals Economic Impact of Wind Energy in SC

A new report from Clemson University details the magnitude of the wind energy industry in South Carolina's economy.  The South Carolina Wind Energy Supply Chain Survey and Offshore Wind Economic Impact Study,…

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Congress Fiddles while the Wind Industry Burns

The United States House of Representatives has suspended legislative activity until after November 6th. The House has done this with it's all-time-low 10% approval rating earning it a status of "Worst. Congress. Ever." Since Congress…

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NWF Releases New Report in Support of Offshore Wind Energy

Yesterday, the National Wildlife Federation, SACE and over 45 partner organizations issued a new report, The Turning Point for Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy: Time for Action to Create Jobs, Reduce Pollution, Protect…

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Georgia says YES to offshore wind!

On August 31, SACE and the Sierra Club hosted the "Wind Works: For Jobs, for Georgians" rally on Tybee Island.  The  Tybee Pier and Pavilion, where the rally was held, proved to be…