Our country and region is currently reliant upon fossil fuels like coal and other high-risk energy sources like nuclear power that endanger our economy, health, security, water resources, and the environment. For too long, utilities and leaders in the Southeast have supported these high-risk, polluting energy sources, while ignoring affordable energy efficiency and clean, water-saving renewables such as wind and solar. With limited resources to invest in new energy infrastructure, the Southeast should move away from high-risk energy choices and instead maximize the potential from energy efficiency and renewable energy.

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Is There More Trouble Ahead for Plant Vogtle Expansion? Experts testify that serious challenges remain

Expert testimony at last week’s hearing on the combined 20th/21st semi-annual Vogtle Construction Monitoring (VCM) proceeding before the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC) pointed to (yet again) more trouble facing Southern Company’s…

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Plant Vogtle Expansion in the Spotlight: billion$ more at risk

Updated: Next hearing with PSC experts is Tuesday, Dec. 11. Can’t make it? Take action by submitting your concerns about Plant Vogtle’s bungled expansion to the Georgia PSC. On the heels of public…

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North Carolina orders Duke Energy to evaluate coal retirements

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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