The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is a leader in advancing Energy Efficiency throughout the Southeast.  We promote cost-effective utility-funded energy efficiency programs to reduce customer utility bills, stimulate local job creation, and reduce the need for fossil fuel power plants.  We participate in formal regulatory proceedings, collaborative working groups, and long-range utility resource planning. SACE is committed to ensuring the benefits of energy efficiency are equitably distributed, especially for those who struggle with the cost of their monthly energy bills.

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Georgia Power Has Failed to Achieve (or Pursue) Higher Efficiency Savings

Integrated Resource Planning is meant to find the least cost, most reliable, and least risky resources to meet customers' future energy needs. Unfortunately, Georgia Power sidelined energy efficiency in its most recent…


Turning Point for Efficiency at Dominion Energy South Carolina

Efficiency savings at Dominion SC barely reach the regional average, falling far short of both the company's own program targets and national peers. But new resource planning requirements and greater Commission oversight…


With Weak Efficiency Policies, It's A Challenging Path to Decarbonization in the Southeast

Eliminating energy waste is the most direct way to reduce carbon emissions. But utilities won't do it at scale unless regulators build strong policy foundations to grow energy efficiency in the Southeast.

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