Bryan Jacob

Solar Program Consultant

Bryan joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in June 2017. As Solar Program Consultant, Bryan helps to lead activities to promote solar power across the Southeast. These activities range from conducting research on solar power trends to advocacy on utility resource planning and specifically include collaboration with stakeholders in the solar energy development industry.

Prior to joining SACE, Bryan founded Climate Coach International to help organizations design and implement practical and cost-effective climate mitigation and adaptation strategies. And before that, Bryan spent two decades leading environmental initiatives for The Coca-Cola Company. He was the architect of the Climate Protection Strategy that established Coca-Cola as a leader in the beverage industry and the broader corporate sector.

Bryan has a degree in Civil Engineering from Georgia Tech and is also a nine-time USA champion in Weightlifting. He had the privilege of representing the United States in the Olympic Games twice: 1992/Barcelona and 1996/Atlanta.

Bryan's Recent Posts


Solar in the Southeast: Seventh Edition Report

In this introduction blog for SACE’s latest edition of our “Solar in the Southeast” report series, you can read up on which utilities and states can expect to see solar growth. Additional…


Georgia Power "October surprise" IRP Update

Settlement reached between PSC staff and Georgia Power does little to protect ratepayers and even less to advance clean energy.


TVA relies on out-dated info to stall solar progress and justify fossil gas

TVA needs to hit refresh! The final EIS for replacing the Kingston Fossil Plant inappropriately cites "supply chain disruptions" from 2022 -- which have largely subsided -- as rationale to build 1,500…

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