Reed Winckler

Communications Coordinator

Reed joined the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy in 2023 as Communications Coordinator and is based in Atlanta, Georgia. Her focus is writing and creating content for SACE emails, newsletters, press releases, and blogs, in addition to editing website content and assisting with graphics. She is excited to relay SACE’s mission to members, media, policymakers, and stakeholders alike. 

While obtaining her bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia, Reed focused on creating “solutions-oriented” environmental print and broadcast media, co-led a local environmental advocacy organization, and took part in local solid waste initiatives before turning her focus to clean energy at SACE after graduation. 

Outside of SACE, Reed enjoys writing music and discovering new parks around the city. 

Reed's Recent Posts


Shambhavi Giri: Turning Lifelong Passions Into Real-World Actions

From growing up in Nepal to moving to Atlanta, Shambhavi Giri has always noticed the effects of climate change in her community. Now, as part of the Clean Energy Generation, Shambhavi says…


The Clean Energy Transition: SACE's Executive Director Talks Opportunities and Challenges

Dr. Stephen A. Smith, SACE's Executive Director, sat down with Jim Brogan to talk about how a clean energy future is happening now, from the rapidly accelerating electrification of transportation to the…


Rhudine Steele Shows How Community Action Leads to Real Traction

Clean Energy Generation member Rhudine Steele spoke with SACE about spreading the word about the impacts of climate change in her community in Clayton County, GA – and about how you don't…

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News & Resources


NC Utilities Commission Approves New Innovative, Inclusive Statewide Energy Efficiency Program

RALEIGH, N.C., September 28, 2023 — Recently, the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) issued an order approving the statewide rollout of an innovative energy efficiency program designed to help homes receive much-needed…


Commission increases Duke Energy Progress rates and profits, but adopts low-income affordability programs

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.–A coalition of consumer and clean energy advocates expressed disappointment in the recent North Carolina Utilities Commission order on Duke Energy Progress’ proposal that increases rates and charges to its customers; raises…


Clean energy advocates react to Duke Energy’s proposed Carbon Plan

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.—Groups involved in the North Carolina Utilities Commission proceeding to develop a new state plan for reducing heat-trapping carbon pollution from electricity generation—known as the Carbon Plan—reacted to a proposed…