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SACE RESPONDS TO ADMINISTRATION’S ANNOUNCEMENT TO CANCEL ATLANTIC OFFSHORE DRILLING PLANS

Coastal voices have spoken louder than Big Oil’s influence Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, 865-235-1448, jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Charleston, S.C. – Today the Obama administration released details of the proposed federal offshore drilling program covering the years 2017 to 2022. An earlier draft of this program initially included leases for offshore oil and gas development off the coast of Virginia, North Carolina, [ MORE » ]
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Congress Votes to Extend Renewable Energy Tax Credits

Critical extensions will bolster solar and wind development in the region and create thousands of local jobs Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865.235.1448   Washington D.C. (December 18, 2015) In an historic vote, Congress has officially extended renewable energy tax credits essential for wind energy and solar power development. Included in the lengthy omnibus spending package, the tax credits for both wind and solar were [ MORE » ]
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SACE responds to EPA’s Effluent Limitation Guidelines

EPA’s new guidelines will require dry handling for fly and bottom coal ash Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865.235.1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org   Knoxville, Tenn. – Yesterday the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the long-awaited Steam Electric Power Generating Effluent Guidelines designed to limit toxic, liquid discharges from power plants into rivers and waterways across the U.S. Coal-burning power plants are the largest source of toxic water [ MORE » ]
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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 » ]
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Virginia Wind Energy

New wind turbine technology is a game changer for clean energy opportunities in Virginia. Taller turbines and longer blades are capable of capturing more wind, which results in generating more electricity and reducing costs. In just five years, wind turbines have greatly evolved and are now more suitable for the Southeast. One modern wind turbine can now power the equivalent of about 600 homes [ MORE » ]
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SACE Statement on EPA Release of Final Clean Power Plan

Plan Establishes First-Ever Carbon Emission Limits for Existing Coal Plants Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865.235.1448, Jennifer@cleanenergy.org Knoxville, Tenn. – Today, President Obama announced the final version of the Clean Power Plan, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) landmark public health regulation. The Clean Power Plan establishes individual, tailored carbon emission reduction limits for each state and allows states maximum flexibility and a generous timeline [ MORE » ]
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Renewable Energy Markets 2015

Renewable Energy Markets (REM) is the clean energy industry’s most important annual event focused on the states, businesses, organizations, and households that choose clean, renewable electricity every day. Since 1996, REM 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 [ MORE » ]
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Public Health Experts Discuss Health Impacts of Air Pollution

On May 18-19, 2015 Vanderbilt University Law School and Vanderbilt University Medical center co-hosted a two-day event that focused on the health, energy demand, and economic effects of the EPA’s Clean Power Plan, and the potential impacts on Tennessee and the Southeast. SACE was an event sponsor.
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Join Hands Across the Sand to Protect Our Treasured Places from Fossil Fuels

Every year since 2010, Hands Across the Sand gatherings have brought thousands of people together worldwide, to gather on our beaches, rivers, parks and capitol steps. To draw our line in the sand—to stand up for the kind of planet we want to live in and leave to our children. Thank you to our sponsors and organizing partners Oceana, Surfrider Foundation, Sierra Club, Southern [ MORE » ]
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Southern Wind: The Next Frontier for the Wind Industry

SACE Renewable Energy Manager, Simon Mahan, presented Southern Wind: The Next Frontier for the Wind Industry, at the 2015 American Wind Energy Association WINDPOWER Conference. Synopsis: 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 [ MORE » ]