SACE | Southern Alliance for Clean Energy


  • Since 1999, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy has grown the organization from 3 staff members to 12 full-time staff members.
  • In January 2003, Georgians for Clean Energy (formerly Campaign for Prosperous Georgia), the leading energy advocate in the state for 20 years, merged their organization with SACE. As a result, SACE gained offices in Atlanta and Savannah.
  • In September 2003, SACE opened an office in Asheville, North Carolina.
  • Authored and Published:
    1. Clearing the Air: Getting the Dirt on TVA’s Coal-fired Power Plants
    2. Clearing the Air: Getting the Dirt on Alabama’s Coal-fired Power Plants
    3. Southern Fried Air: Georgia’s Dirty Power Plants and How to Clean Our Air Now
    4. Energy Impacts on Georgia’s Water Resources
    5. Code Red Alert: Confronting Nuclear Power In Georgia
    6. A Safer Ride to School: How to Clean Up Our School Buses and Protect Our Children’s Health
  • Co-authored and co-published:
    1. Blueprint for Breathing Easier, with the Southern Environmental Law Center, and Environmental Defense
    2. Energy Efficient Florida: Smart Energy Policy that Benefits Florida’s Economy, with Florida Public Interest Foundation and Florida Public Interest Group Education Fund
  • In September 2004, organized and hosted the Southeast Climate Strategy Summit, bringing together 50 regional activists, academicians, doctors, and community leaders. The Summit resulted in the creation of the first network of organizations in the Southeast working toward global warming action in the region.