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Solarize Greenville, SC March 2nd!

Solarize Greenville is a solarize program incorporating the National Renewable Energy Labs (NREL) guidelines to deploy more solar in a community.   Solarize programs follow three primary goals:   Streamlining local policy and permitting processes to make solar installations not overly-burdened with permits that delay or add unfair costs to solar installations. Creating better energy consumers through education. Education includes topics: how solar works, [ MORE » ]

Public Hearings: Gulf Power Rate Hike

  Gulf Power Co. has proposed a dramatic rate increase that would penalize customers who conserve energy and invest in solar energy, as well as low income residents and senior citizens who use very little electricity. Please voice your concerns at this public hearing by the Public Service Commission, which must listen to citizen input in deciding whether to approve any changes to the [ MORE » ]

Solar in your community – Miami, Orlando & Memphis events!

The U.S. Department of Energy SunShot Initiative has launched the “Solar in Your Community” prize challenge to inspire hundreds of local teams to participate by bringing community solar programs and projects to their communities. It aims to expand the solar market to a diverse array of new consumers, including low- and moderate-income customers, and nonprofit community-serving organizations. Miami (event already occurred!)- Funding opportunity for [ MORE » ]

Democracy for Sale Screening in Asheville NC

Join SACE and local allies for this free screening: January 25th, 7PM at the Grail Moviehouse.

Energy Justice Town Hall Meeting – Memphis

Join Councilwoman Patrice Robinson, MLGW staff and Neighborhood Advisory Council, Housing and Community Development, LeBonheur, and Just Energy Memphis partners to examine Memphis’ high energy burdens. Q/A and discussion about solutions and lowering utility bills to follow.

Solar Power International, Sept. 12-15

Join solar businesses in Las Vegas! Register here Use 15SACE2016 for 15% discount SACE is partnering with Solar Power International (SPI) to provide you discounted registration for the September 12-15 conference in Las Vegas! If you haven’t registered for the event and you plan to go, please take advantage of our SPI partner benefit. Use the discount code below to take 15% discount off [ MORE » ]

Kick-off: Amendment 1 Blocks the Sun in Florida

Learn about the misleading and regressive solar amendment on the November ballot in Florida!

National Drive Electric Week Event – Alpharetta

When: Saturday, Sept 10 – 10:00am – 3:00pm Where: Avalon, 2200 Avalon Boulevard, Alpharetta, GA 30009 See Facebook Event page 2016 marks the 6th Annual National Drive Electric Week event in metro Atlanta. This year, the event has a new venue: the incomparable Avalon in Alpharetta, Old Milton exit 10 off the Georgia 400. Avalon represents a new ‘city center’ community which offers a [ MORE » ]

Free Electric Car Show & Ride (Asheville’s Drive Electric Event)

Join us Sept 11th from 12-4PM at the Asheville Outlets! In celebration of Drive Electric Week, the Asheville Outlets, Blue Ridge EV Club, Land of Sky and SACE have teamed up to host an Electric Car Show & Ride event.

Just Energy Summit 2016

This two-day forum will provide an exciting foundational platform to increase the collective understanding of the needs/disparities, community visions, and available resources for a more resilient future. The Just Energy Summit (JES) will inspire positive discourse about economic inclusion opportunities and proactive ways to address energy equity policy, development and democracy in the 10 county Metro Atlanta region.