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TVA: The Time to Contract for Clean Line's Wind Power is Now

This blog entry was written by Allie Brown, former Clean Energy Advocacy Manager at SACE.

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Engaging on Energy: Wind Power in the Southeast

Wind power is a clean, low-cost energy resource that can help reduce impacts of climate change. Wind energy also ensures clean air and water, protecting our public health and natural resources. Thanks…

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Delivering low-cost renewable energy to the Southeast

One of the lead quotes in today's Utility Dive article cites problems with "how to pay for" new transmission to help share renewable energy across the eastern U.S. - but the article…

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Are We Understating the Potential for (and Uncertainty in) Wind Energy Cost Reductions?

Guest post from the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab and posted originally on their blog, here. Prices for wind energy have hit rock bottom, thanks to technological advances and learning. Are the opportunities…

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Seizing our massive offshore wind potential

The following is a guest blog, written by Amber Hewett of the National Wildlife Federation. You can visit NWF's blog, and the original article, here. It’s been quite the summer for U.S.…

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Did a rock band explain why wind power will work in the south, 45 years ago?

Wind farm development in the south has been slow. At one time, the sauntering southern breezes seemed too sluggish to harness for wind farm development. Research, meteorology and advanced wind turbine technology…

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Remember that "wind tree"? It's worse than we thought.

This post was written by Simon Mahan, former Energy Resources Policy Manager for SACE.

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Wind Energy's Two Cents: Utilities Should Buy Now

The Lawrence Berkeley National Lab has just published their annual Wind Technologies Market Report. Just last year, long-term contracts for power have been signed for below $20/MWh. That's two cents per kilowatt hour.…

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Seriously, utilities, buy wind NOW (yes, this year)

Really, it is time to buy wind energy. This is very simple. Wind costs less than running natural gas power plants. Keep the power plants. Use them, we're not saying they aren't…

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How much solar and wind will Georgia utility regulators allow?

Here's a question that the Georgia Public Service Commission will be answering tomorrow: How much #solar & #wind energy should #GeorgiaPower add to their energy mix over the next 3 years? Enough…