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DOE Solar in your Community Challenge!

Learn about the DOE Solar in Your Community Challenge from our Solar Communications and Policy Manager, Alissa Schafer, as she attends a meeting at Florida International University! For more info on the upcoming events in Memphis and Orlando, go here.  

NC green energy industry employs 34,000, census reports

“North Carolina renewable energy and energy efficiency businesses have created the equivalent of 34,000 full-time jobs and generate $6.4 billion a year in revenue, an industry group says.” Originally published on January 13, 2017.

Obama administration denies permits for seismic testing along S.C. coast

“South Carolina environmentalists were disappointed last month when President Barack Obama excluded the state’s coastline from protection against offshore drilling. “These same activists are now cheering the Obama administration’s denial Friday of six permits to perform seismic airgun testing, all of which would have affected the South Carolina coast.” Originally published on January 7, 2017.

Amazon to Flip the Switch on Massive Wind Project in North Carolina

“Before the ball drops on New Year’s Eve, 104 wind turbines scattered across 22,000 acres of farmland near Elizabeth City, North Carolina, will begin churning out electricity. It will be the South’s first large-scale wind farm. At 208 megawatts, Avangrid’s facility has the capacity to capture enough of the sky’s kinetic energy to power 61,000 homes. But instead of homes, this electricity will run [ MORE » ]

SC attorney general urges Trump to stop climate rules proposed by Obama

“Environmentalists disputed Wilson’s prediction of a 30 percent rise in energy costs because of the plan. The plan actually will benefit South Carolina by cleaning up power plant pollution while costing the state little money, environmental lawyer Blan Holman said. South Carolina power plants would easily comply and have enough capacity to sell pollution credits to other states, said Holman, who is with the [ MORE » ]

Tampa Electric solar canopies added to Legoland Florida parking lot

“The seven rows of Tampa Electric solar panels over the resort’s preferred parking lot, adjacent to the Legoland Florida theme park entrance, can produce enough electricity to power more than 200 homes and enough shade for more than 600 vehicles. It’s Tampa Electric’s second large-scale, community-sited photovoltaic (PV) array to be installed in its territory, and its first large-scale array in Polk County.” Originally [ MORE » ]

Clean Energy Group Allowed In Gulf Power Rate Increase Case

“Despite objections from Gulf Power, … Southern Alliance for Clean Energy was allowed this week to intervene in the Pensacola-based utility’s rate case at the Florida Public Service Commission.” Originally published on December 10, 2016.

Angela Garrone, TN State Liaison for SACE

Angela Garrone, Tennessee’s State Liaison for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, recaps our work in TN in 2016!  

Anne Blair, GA State Liaison for SACE

Anne Blair, Georgia’s State Liaison for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, recaps our work in GA in 2016!  

Chris Carnevale, SC State Liaison for SACE

Chris Carnevale, South Carolina’s State Liaison for the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, recaps our work in SC in 2016!