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More Corporations Are Turning to Utilities to Source Renewable Energy

“Through RE100, 90 companies have committed to 100 percent renewable power. Clean energy and greenhouse-gas reduction targets are now the norm for Fortune 500 and Fortune 100 companies. The World Wildlife Fund and Ceres’ Power Forward 3.0 report shows that almost half of the Fortune 500 and a majority of the Fortune 100 now have climate and energy targets.” Originally published on May 23, [ MORE » ]

Protect our drinking water in South Florida!

SACE High Risk Energy Choices Program Director, Sara Barczak, is at city hall in Homestead, FL to fight the contamination of drinking water in South Florida by FPL’s nuclear reactors at Turkey Point!  

Hands Across the Sand – Say no to offshore drilling!

SACE’s Chris Carnevale and Brooke Durham reported live from Folly Beach at the “Hands Across the Sand” event to join others in the Southeast in saying no to offshore drilling!  

Plant Vogtle: Georgia’s nuclear ‘renaissance’ now a financial quagmire

“Years behind schedule, billions over budget, and with a key contractor’s bankruptcy clouding its future, the troubled Vogtle project near Augusta is fast becoming Exhibit A for why no U.S. utility before Atlanta-based Southern [Company] had tried building a new reactor in 30-plus years.” Originally published May 19, 2017.

U.S. Department of Agriculture loans $13 million to state electric cooperatives

“The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded a $13 million loan to Santee Electric and six other South Carolina electric cooperatives helping to secure energy efficiency upgrade funding.” Originally published May 16, 2017.

MLGW awarded solar-generation project

“A solar array generating enough power for some 240 households will be installed at Nike Inc.’s logistics facility in Frayser as part of an initiative involving the Tennessee Valley Authority, Memphis Light, Gas and Water Division and a Nashville-based firm, officials announced Tuesday.” Originally published on May 9, 2017.

Check out the Chrysler Pacifica Plug-In Electric Minivan!

Anne Blair, SACE’s Program Director for Clean Fuels, showcases the brand new Chrysler Pacifica Plug-In Electric Minivan!  

Share the Pennies Program in Memphis, TN!

Sandra Upchurch, SACE’s Energy Justice Manager, explains the “Share the Pennies Program” in Memphis, TN!  

The switch has been flipped on at one of Georgia’s largest solar project

“The new 52-megawatt solar facility in Hazlehurst is expected to generate more than 134 million kilowatt hours of renewable energy annually for customers of Green Power EMC for the next 30 years, according to a news release.” Originally published April 20, 2017.

Tennessee Valley Authority installing solar power array in Memphis

“The Tennessee Valley Authority is adding more solar to its generation portfolio with the construction of a solar power facility at the Allen combined cycle gas site in Memphis.” Originally published on April 25, 2017.