Amy Vaden

Development & Content Manager

Amy Vaden joined SACE as Development & Content Manager in October 2018. She works with SACE’s expert programmatic staff to translate often technical subject matter into compelling prose for readers across a wide spectrum. Amy is responsible for crafting and editing grant proposals and reports, and she works to ensure the steady flow of interesting and diverse material for our readers on cleanenergy.org. In this position Amy’s goal is to write compelling content to illustrate all of the ways that energy policy really affects us every day in our communities and worldwide.

 

Amy is a native Southerner from Alabama, and is a proud alum of the University of the South in Sewanee, TN, where she graduated in the inaugural year of the school’s Environmental Studies department. After receiving a Master of Environmental Law & Policy from Vermont Law School, she moved to Asheville, North Carolina, where she lives with her husband, two sons, dog, and chickens. In her free time she volunteers for Asheville Meals on Wheels, serves on the board of directors for the Asheville Museum of Science, and loves traveling and exploring new places, faraway and close to home, especially during family hikes & camping trips in the beautiful Western North Carolina mountains.

Amy's Recent Posts

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Top 10 Reasons @TVAnews SHOULD close Paradise 3 (and Bull Run)

After much speculation, in a split vote the Tennessee Valley Authority voted at their quarterly board meeting today to ignore President Trump’s appeal and make the decision to recommend the retirement of both Paradise Unit 3 and Bull Run, two aging coal plants in Kentucky and Tennessee respectively.

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EVs Make the Link between Clean Power and Reduced CO2

As coal plant retirements continue and the energy sector slowly but surely cleans up its act, the transportation sector has moved into position as the country's primary producer of carbon dioxide, which has some serious implications on our ongoing work to reduce overall greenhouse gas emissions.

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Good News for Aspiring Solar Installers in North Carolina & Florida

Renewable energy jobs are on the rise nationally, with solar panel installation showing up as the fastest growing job in eight states, including Florida and North Carolina, in January 2019.

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