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FERC Puts the "Planning" in Regional Transmission Planning in the Southeast

Today the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued a rule through Order 1920 that will bring regional transmission planning into the modern era. This rule is a particularly big deal for the…

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Historic Federal Rules Will Curb Dangerous Power Plant Pollution

Today, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) under President Biden’s leadership released an important set of pollution limitations for power plants that will improve people’s health and help preserve a stable climate. Specifically,…

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SC House Passes Legislation Favoring Fossil Fuel Expansion Over Renewable Electricity

Bill proposes new fossil gas power plant to be built on the Edisto River, saddling customers with billions of dollars on electric bills for decades to come.

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Breathing Easier: New Soot Rules Will Benefit Asthma Sufferers in the Southeast

EPA's recent decisive actions to fortify soot pollution regulations represents hope for people with asthma nationwide.

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New Rules Offer Tax-Exempt Entities Big Discounts on Clean Energy

Local governments, school districts, and nonprofits are now eligible for cash refunds on solar, EVs, and other clean energy investments through newly finalized guidelines from the Inflation Reduction Act.

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South Carolina Legislature Unlearns Lessons, Promotes Major Fossil Gas Industry Push

Proposed South Carolina legislation threatens major rollback in favor of utilities, at the expense of South Carolinians.

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SACE Files Testimony Against Georgia Power's Latest Fossil Fuel Frenzy

Georgia Power is stuck in the fossil past. If their latest requests are granted, all of us will pay the price.

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EPA's Community Change Grants: Empowering Grassroots Action

The Biden administration's $2 billion Community Change Grants Program empowers lower-income communities to tackle environmental hazards and climate change impacts at the grassroots level.

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In 2023, Electric Vehicles Were Everywhere

EV sales are soaring, making up 19% of global auto sales in 2023. Despite policy setbacks and misinformation campaigns, EV adoption in the Southeast continues to grow.

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Your Thoughts Needed On State Climate Plans

Note: This blog post was updated on Nov. 29 to reflect updates in South Carolina, Tennessee, and past event dates in North Carolina. States around the Southeast are currently seeking public input…