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Election Day is TOMORROW – Are You Ready?

This year’s midterm election has huge implications for energy issues in the Southeast, and we are hearing that voters have been turning out in record numbers to make their voice heard. Elected leaders in…

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The Electric Car that Climbed Mt. Washington

To celebrate National Drive Electric week, September 8 – 16, 2018, I decided to experiment with driving my electric vehicle (EV) from Marshall, NC to Mt Washington, NH.  Although a veteran to long distance trips in a conventional gas-mobile, I was a little daunted about taking my new 2018 Chevy Bolt.  But I love visiting the country by car so I had to get into my EV saddle sooner or later, no better time to begin than during a nationally recognized week.  Locally I was consistently getting greater than 250 miles estimated driving range on a full battery charge, but a 1,200 mile trip would necessitate careful planning to maximize my time efficiency, minimize my cost and not stretch my wits too thin.

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Wired In Newsletter: October / November 2018

With much of our region still recovering from Hurricanes Florence and Michael, we wanted to take a moment and share our deepest concerns for the health and safety of our supporters. Some…

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EarthShare NC Makes Workplace Giving Easy

SACE is proud to be part of EarthShare North Carolina, a coalition of conservation nonprofits working to preserve and enhance the natural environment.  The conservation nonprofits that make up EarthShare NC are…

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Electric Vehicle Weekly News Roundup – Oct 26

Electric Vehicles Ohio based electric vehicle manufacturer Workhorse is delivering on delivery vans! New 100-mile Electric Van Matches Diesel Vans On Price, Workhorse Says. Workhorse CEO Stephen S. Burns said that the…

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This Sunday and Monday, Show Your Support for "the Climate Kids"

On this upcoming Sunday and Monday, October 28-29, there will be rallies all over the Southeast to support the twenty-one youth plaintiffs suing the federal government in order to create a national…

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Florida's Amendment 9 - Frequently Asked Questions

What is Amendment 9? Amendment 9 will prohibit drilling for oil or natural gas in Florida’s state waters and include tobacco vaping in the existing prohibition of tobacco smoking in enclosed indoor…

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Hurricane Michael and Climate Change: What We Know

It’s hard to believe we are writing another blog about another big hurricane headed towards the Southeast not even a month after Hurricane Florence struck the Carolinas. But we are! If you are in the path of Hurricane Michael, here are tips to stay safe from the Department of Homeland Security.

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Happy National Voter Registration Day

Today, September 25, 2018, marks the 7th annual National Voter Registration Day. Indications are this will be the largest National Voter Registration Day ever with 4,000 diverse partner organizations and businesses, of which SACE…

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Thinking of you as Hurricane Florence approaches the Southeast

As Hurricane Florence approaches, please know we are thinking of you and your families, especially in the Carolinas. If you are still preparing for the arrival of this storm, click here for…