Green Super Bowl XLVIII: Champions of Sustainability

Green Super Bowl XLVIII: Champions of Sustainability. According to Sustainable Business News, this game may be the most sustainable Super Bowl of all time.

2013: The Year in Review

Seasons greetings from all of us here at SACE!  Before we take some time to enjoy the holiday season, we wanted to pause and celebrate our accomplishments over the last year.  We couldn’t have done it without your support! It’s been a great year across the Southeast for much of our important work.  We’ve seen [...]

National Plug In Day A Success

This post is part of a blog series on electric vehicles. See more posts from the series here. SACE Clean Fuels Director, Anne Blair, contributed to this post. Last weekend was National Plug In Day. About 100 events throughout the U.S. (plus three in Canada and one in the Netherlands) took place to celebrate electric [...]

Are electric vehicles REAL cars?

This blog is part of a series on electric vehicles. Other blogs in this series include: “Ecotality Blinks Out, But EVs Still Going,” ” Electric Vehicle Range – Problem Solved,” and more yet to come. Anne Blair, our Clean Fuels Director, contributed to this post. Please follow her at the EV & Hybrid Technology conference [...]

Ecotality Blinks Out, But EVs Still Growing

In recent news, electric vehicle charger developer and EV Project coordinator, Ecotality, announced that it is likely to file for bankruptcy. Ecotality has spearheaded some of the largest charging infrastructure installations in the U.S. over the past few years (see our blog here) with support from the Department of Energy (DOE). This news may raise [...]

Is the End of EV Range Anxiety in Sight? Nine Strategies To Put EV Owners At Ease

This blog by Laurie Guevara-Stone, a writer and editor at Rocky Mountain Institute, originally appeared on the RMI Outlet, here. In the early days of the automobile, travel required careful planning. There were no convenient places to fill up your car—gasoline had to be obtained at “bulk depots” located outside of the cities. In 1905 [...]

Obama Speech Connects Climate to Responsible Parenting

“I refuse to condemn…future generations to a planet that’s beyond fixing.“ President Obama, June 25, 2013 President Obama’s speech today was a welcome outline of the additional actions this administration will take to reduce the impacts of human induced climate disruption.  I also heard in today’s message from the president his desire as a father [...]

Atlanta Biodiesel Station Celebrates One Year Anniversary

We kicked off the one-year anniversary of the opening of our retail biodiesel station by hosting Atlanta Green Drinks this past Wednesday, June 12th. It was a fun and festive celebration with a great line-up of drinks, food and entertainment from a few fantastic supporters, and from many of the local restaurants that provide grease [...]

How Clean is Your Air? The Answers Might Surprise You

Last Wednesday, the American Lung Association released its 2013 “State of the Air” report – an annual highlight of cities and regions around the country with unhealthy levels of smog and soot which lead to increased asthma attacks, heart attacks and even premature death. What a difference a few years – and stronger pollution standards [...]

Rural Energy for America Program grant applications due April 30!

REAP grant applications are due April 30!