New Film Shows Coal’s Threat to Water Supply

SACE has just released a new short film that shows how the Power4Georgians’ proposed coal-fired Plant Washington would use up to 16 million gallons of water daily, causing a significant threat to Georgia’s precious water resources.  In the film, Saving Georgia’s Water: Preserving Georgia’s Economic Future, business owners, residents, and sportsmen discuss negative effects that [...]

Building a Clean Energy Economy

President’s Day was a good time to reflect on the spirit of past leaders who inspired people and shaped a brand-new country.  The men and women who explored new frontiers and established communities in the Wild West relished change and worked hard to meet the challenges they faced.  More recent leaders brought us all into [...]

Highlights of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

On February 13, 2009, members of Congress passed the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (H.R. 1), often called the Economic Stimulus Bill, which included more than $78 billion in clean energy investments, with $8 billion in weatherization funding and energy efficiency grants that will support energy efficiency efforts nationwide to create 87,000 jobs [...]

Yes We Can: Southern Solutions for a National Renewable Energy Standard

A report released today by the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy confirms that eleven Southeastern states can tap homegrown clean energy resources to meet a significant percentage of electric power demands. In fact, with existing renewable energy supplies and untapped potential, the Southeast has the capacity to meet a robust renewable energy standard (RES) using [...]