Wired In Newsletter – June / July 2018

  As 2018 reaches its mid-year mark, we wanted to take a moment and THANK YOU for supporting our work. For over 30 years, the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy has been a leading voice for energy policy that protects the quality of life and treasured places in the Southeast. We are proud of our […]

Join us for Solar Sundae Fundraiser in Asheville on July 8

Join the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy on July 8th, from 12-4PM for a beer at Highland Brewing Company. For every pint sold, $1 goes to supporting clean energy! New this year will be an ice cream sundae bar and ice cream beer floats (yes this is a thing!) provided by Ultimate Ice Cream Company. We are also excited to have a new event partner — Roots Hummus — who will be displaying their company Tesla and doing giveaways. Families welcome as always. Don’t miss out on this awesome opportunity to have fun in the sun and raise funds for clean energy.

Save Money With an Energy Efficient Home

Did you know? Going green can actually save you some green! Here are a few tips on how to upgrade your home to keep more money in your wallet: Know before you buy! Home energy audits are widely available from utilities in the Southeast. Call your utility to see if they offer a home energy […]

Join #MayDayTVA Thunderclap and Help Sound Alarm on Rate Scheme

Join Thunderclap Today: Say NO to TVA’s Rate Scheme! On the morning of TVA’s next board meeting, held in a remote town in Alabama on May 10th, we need your help sounding the alarm on TVA’s rate scheme! With your help we can reach our goal of 100 followers and ripple a loud message across social media: Tennessee Valley customers are against this rate proposal!

Staff Update: Rally Against Offshore Drilling!

SACE’s Coastal Climate and Energy Manager, Chris Carnevale, joins House Representative Mandy Powers Norrell in Columbia at the South Carolina State House to rally against offshore drilling!

Staff Update: SACE fighting rate hikes and hidden charges at KUB!

SACE Executive Director Dr. Stephen Smith is at the KUB board meeting in Knoxville to fight rate hikes and hidden charges!

Will Plant Vogtle Nuke Georgia Power Bills? Act Now!

This has been an intense week for the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion project so here’s a quick blog to get you updated. SACE has been on the ground at the public hearings all week where we learned that Georgia’s Public Service Commissioners have expedited their timeline to make a decision on Georgia Power’s request to double the estimated costs for Plant Vogtle by Dec 21st, not February 2018, like originally scheduled! Georgia Power is asking to push those costs onto YOU, instead of its shareholders. With less time to flood the inboxes of the Commissioners, we really need your help!

Support Clean Energy This Giving Tuesday!

First Black Friday. Then Cyber Monday. Now Giving Tuesday! With one commercial holiday after another, it’s hard not to get caught up in the season of shopping, instead of the season of giving. On November 28th, the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, you can join others around the country and encourage spending with a purpose. Be part of the movement to change the way we produce and consume energy in the Southeast by supporting the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy.

Staff Update: Amazon Wind Farm in NC

SACE’s Sarah Gilliam stopped by the Amazon Wind Farm in Elizabeth City, NC. This is the first major onshore wind farm for the Southeast!

National Drive Electric Week Kicks Off Sept 9th!

Since 2011, electric vehicle enthusiasts have hosted events all around the globe, celebrating the environmental and cost benefits of electric and plug-in hybrid vehicles. The Southern Alliance for Clean Energy is excited to once again partner with local organizations, dealerships and volunteers across the Southeast for inspiring and educational events. To find an event near you, go here. Or join SACE staff at one of the following events…