Make Your New Year’s Resolution an Electric Solution!

Ringing in the New Year with hope is a longstanding tradition that has existed since ancient times.  In Rome, they celebrated the god of change and beginnings, Janus, for whom the month was named. His two faces symbolized looking back into the past and looking ahead to the new, and this symbolic time for the Romans gave […]

Charleston, SC Says No To Offshore Drilling and Seismic Testing

Last night, the City Council of Charleston, South Carolina passed a resolution to oppose offshore drilling and seismic testing in the Atlantic. The resolution is timely as the U.S. Department of Interior has recently proposed opening the Atlantic to offshore drilling and is seeking comments on the proposal until Tuesday, March 30. Charleston’s resolution will […]

South Florida Leading the Way: Broward County, FL, Supports EPA’s Carbon Limits

The Board of County Commissioners of Broward County, Florida voted today to pass a resolution voicing support for the newly-proposed limits on carbon pollution from power plants. Also known as the Clean Power Plan, the proposed limits are particularly critical for South Florida, where flooding from sea level rise and intense storms are causing problems […]

South Carolina Legislature Gives Two Thumbs Up To Wind Energy

Last week, the South Carolina Legislature passed a resolution in support of wind energy in the Palmetto State. Senator Greg Hembreee (R-Dillon and Horry Counties) introduced S 757, a concurrent resolution “to recognize the wind energy capabilities of South Carolina”, among other accolades for the state.

Energy-Water Collisions: Landmark Resolution from the Nation’s Electricity Regulators

This is a guest post by John Rogers, senior energy analyst with the Union of Concerned Scientists (UCS) and co-manager of the Energy and Water in a Warming World Initiative (EW3) that looks at water demands of energy production in the context of climate change. SACE is an active partner with UCS on this critical […]

Energy Independence Goal Passed for Buncombe County, NC

Last night, North Carolina’s Buncombe County Board of Commissioners adopted an Energy Independence Resolution that commits the county to achieving an 80 percent reduction in its carbon footprint through an annual 2 percent reduction goal. Commissioner Brownie Newman of Asheville introduced the resolution, which directs the county to implement high-impact energy efficiency measures that will […]

Tybee Island Community Comes Together for Water and Energy Fair

Congratulations to the Tybee Island Community Resource Committee for hosting the Tybee Island Water & Energy Fair, the Tybee Island City Council for adopting the “Tybee Island Wind Power Resolution,” and the coastal community at large for bringing our state one step closer to a clean energy future!

City of Tybee Island Says YES to Wind Energy

SACE staff Chris Carnevale and Jennifer Rennicks contributed to this post. We commend the Tybee Island City Council for passing the “Tybee Island Wind Power Resolution” last night. The resolution recognizes the significance of the coastal Southeast’s vast wind resource and its opportunity for affordable, clean, renewable energy and economic development. City Councilman Paul Wolff […]