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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 » ]

ADVISORY: Miami Community Leaders, Elected Officials, and Artist Join in Interactive Art Installation to Highlight Sea Level Rise and Uncertain Future of South Florida

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 18, 2017 Contact: Alissa Schafer, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy,, 954-734-3773 Miami, Fla. – One day before the inauguration of climate change denier President-Elect Trump, Miami-based and globally featured artist Xavier Cortada will host a live performance as a portion of his ongoing research driven art, Clima 2016. The interactive exhibit “Do Not Open” invites participants to imagine the [ MORE » ]

Democracy for Sale Screening in Asheville NC

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

Alabama PSC meeting leaves many questions unanswered about cost choices, coal ash safety

The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 13, 2016 Contact: Amelia Shenstone, Campaigns Director, 339-223-0536, PSC meeting leaves many questions unanswered about cost choices, coal ash safety Advocates question lack of transparency MONTGOMERY–Today’s Alabama Public Service Commission (PSC) meeting left many questions unanswered regarding Alabama Power’s plan to spend over $1 billion on coal ash handling and other environmental compliance [ MORE » ]

ADVISORY: Coal ash, energy choices to be addressed at PSC’s public meeting on Alabama Power environmental spending

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 8, 2016 Contact: Amelia Shenstone, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, 339-223-0536, Clean energy and water groups to live-tweet, be on hand for comment Advocates plan to attend and speak at the Alabama Public Service Commission’s (PSC) annual informal meeting regarding Alabama Power’s spending on environmental compliance. The PSC already approved charging ratepayers for the utility’s environmental plan, which includes [ MORE » ]

Early Voting has begun around the Southeast!

When you vote early, you can choose the time and day that fits your schedule and avoid long lines on Election Day. If you agree it’s critical for leaders to take action on climate change and promote clean energy jobs and development here in the Southeast, look for your state’s information below and make a plan to vote early! Our recent blog series “Where [ MORE » ]

ADVISORY: Clean Energy Advocates to Launch Updated Resource for Finding and Tracking Coal Ash in the Southeast

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Rennicks, SACE, 865.235.1448, The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) will unveil the redesigned website in a telepress call on Thursday, September 15 at 10am ET. Please join us to walk through the new features of the site. The newly updated and redesigned website is a one-stop-shop for data on coal ash in the region, with [ MORE » ]

WEBINAR: Wind Power Opportunities for the South

Join the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) and fellow wind energy advocates and supporters for this lively discussion. Simon Mahan, Renewable Energy Manager with SACE and Director of the Southern Wind Energy Association, will present on the wind energy opportunities in the South and the cost of losing the federal PTC for wind energy.

Media Advisory: Atlanta Celebrates Drive Electric Week at Avalon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2016 Contact: Anne Blair,, 404-849-7929 Atlanta, Ga. – Public officials, business leaders, the electric vehicle industry and environmental groups will join together to highlight the benefits of electric vehicles (EV) in celebration of National Drive Electric Week on September 10, 2016. Atlanta’s premier EV event, held this year at a new location, Avalon in Alpharetta, will bring EV [ MORE » ]

SACE staff talks about offshore wind in NC!

The first offshore wind development off the coast of North and South Carolina took one more step toward reality late last week. The U.S. Department of the Interior announced it will lease 122,000 acres off the coast of North Carolina. Comments from Chris Carnevale, Coastal, Climate and Energy Manager, Southern Alliance for Clean Energy. Listen to the interview here.