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Corporate Social Responsibility and the Demand for Renewable Energy

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to a company’s voluntary commitment to responsible business practices that benefit society. CSR accounts for the social and environmental impacts a business has in the course of its operations – a concept often referred to as the “triple bottom line.” The “triple bottom line” (TBL) describes three different “bottom lines” a company should consider. In addition to the traditional [ MORE » ]

At the Clean Power Plan rally in Atlanta, GA on August 5, 2015.

Engaging on Energy: The Clean Power Plan – A New Opportunity for Clean Energy in the Southeast

In August, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized the first-ever rules to curb carbon pollution from existing power plants under the Clean Air Act. In addition to reducing carbon emissions by 32% below 2005 levels by 2030, the rule incentivizes the early adoption of renewable energy like solar and wind, as well as energy efficiency programs that benefit low-income communities. Benefits of the Clean [ MORE » ]

Southern Wind: The Next Frontier for the Wind Industry

SimonMahanAWEAposter The South has historically been a marginal market for the wind industry; however, with newer turbine technology, wind farm proposals have developed in every state within the region. Taller towers with longer blades are now capable of harnessing the region’s wind energy resources. New research from the National Renewable Energy Lab shows the South now contains over 1,500 Gigawatts of onshore, inregion wind [ MORE » ]

Engaging on Energy: SACE Promotes Clean Energy Opportunities in Memphis

Memphis is Tennessee’s largest city and is unique both geographically and demographically. Memphis is the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA) western-most hub and home to TVA’s largest distributor utility, Memphis Light, Gas and Water (MLGW), which places Memphis in a unique position to become a major player in transforming our region’s energy landscape. Memphis is also a “majority-minority city,’ with a population that is over [ MORE » ]

Climate Solutions Letter to Gov. Rick Scott


Renewable Energy Markets 2014

Since 1996, the Renewable Energy Markets (REM) annual conference has been the leading forum for the clean energy marketplace, and is attended by leaders from federal and state governments, large corporate purchasers, the nation’s leading utilities and electricity generators, and marketers from around the world. REM is organized by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions and the U.S. EPA. Register here.

Energy Equity and the 2013 Georgia Power Integrated Resource Plan

Thanks to advocacy from an unprecedented range of community members and leadership from Commissioners McDonald, Everett, and Echols, Georgia will be getting a whole lot more solar energy in the next three years. Please read our blog re-capping the outcome of the Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) process, and stay tuned to the blog and our action alerts for updates on future opportunities to get [ MORE » ]

Plant Mitchell Biomass Conversion Hearings

The Georgia Public Service Commission will hear any motions concerning testimony and hear rebuttal testimony from Georgia Power Company in Docket 28158: Georgia Power Company’s Application for the Certification of Plant Mitchell Unit 3 into a Biomass Facility. For more information and to view filed documents, visit

Renewable Energy Markets (REM) Conference

For 15 years, Renewable Energy Markets (REM) has defined and expanded marketplace opportunities for clean power. Bridging the interests of renewable energy generators, marketers, and utilities with those of purchasers, policymakers, and the communities that benefit from clean energy, REM is the nation’s premier forum for the energy community to gather, learn from each other, and recognize best practices for promoting renewable energy. This [ MORE » ]

Renewable Energy Markets Conference

Join Renewable Energy leaders from across the country for this year’s Renewable Energy Markets (REM) 2013 in Austin, TX. REM bridges the interests of renewable energy generators, sellers, and utilities with those of purchasers, policymakers, and the communities that benefit from clean energy, REM is the nation’s premier forum for the energy community to gather, learn from each other, and recognize best practices for [ MORE » ]