Julian Harden

Clean Energy Coordinator

Julian Harden joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) in 2023 as the Clean Energy Coordinator. Julian’s focus is promoting equitable access to clean energy, energy efficiency, and electric transportation, devoting his time to where the most urgent needs and opportunities exist. Being based in Atlanta, he also adds additional capacity to SACE’s work in the Peach State.   

Julian has been a supporter of sustainability since 2020 and has a background in fighting for equality on local, state, and federal levels. Previously, Julian worked in environmental communications, promoting the message of environmentalism and sustainability in cities.  

Before joining SACE, Julian interned at the Southeast Energy Efficiency Alliance where he gained environmental policy experience working to transition the Southeast to 100% renewable energy. Julian also worked with the Southern Environmental Law Center, where he played a vital role in communicating the importance of environmental justice in the Southeast. 

Julian received his Bachelors in History and Masters degree in Urban Studies from Georgia State University. When he is not working, Julian loves to walk his dog Kylo, plan his next travel destination and watch his beloved teams Atlanta Braves, Atlanta Falcons, and Atlanta Hawks.  

Julian's Recent Posts


Clean Energy Education & Environmental Action in Clayton County

Clayton County resident and Clean Energy Generation leader Rhudine Steele joined forces with SACE to advocate for clean energy, distributing Inflation Reduction Act handouts at the Rivers Alive Stream Cleanup.


Uplifting Architecture for a Sustainable Southeast: Exploring Clean Energy Opportunities

Explore how Architects are joining the clean energy generation to help lead the Southeast into a clean and sustainable future.


Southeast Residents Rally Behind Stricter Carbon Regulations for Power Plants

Residents across the Southeast are rallying behind the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's proposed carbon regulations for power plants, emphasizing a shared commitment to a cleaner future.

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