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Amazon Wind Farm North Carolina

Recent advances in wind energy technology have made wind energy an economic and reliable source of power throughout the Southeast. The first coastal wind farm to be built in the Southeast, called…

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SACE Comments on the Path Forward for Atlantic Offshore Wind Energy

SACE submitted comments last week to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management as part of their "Request for Feedback" on the path forward for Atlantic offshore wind development. With our comments, we…

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AEP: spinning up 5 gigawatts of wind & taking a shine to 3 GW of solar

Some of the comparably-sized utilities in the Southeast could aspire to the renewable energy ambition that AEP, American Electric Power, has expressed. The vast majority of AEP operations are outside the Southeast…

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Clean Line: A TVA Failure of Clean Energy and Environmental Leadership

It has become increasingly clear that the Tennessee Valley Authority is taking a hostile position towards renewable energy. TVA's recent decision to ignore, or flat out reject, renewable energy from the Plains…

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These 51 Southeast Mayors and Communities Are Going for 100% Renewable Energy

Mayors and cities around the Southeast are going all in on renewable energy, which can help lower electricity costs, reduce pollution, and create jobs. The Sierra Club is compiling a list of…

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New Report PROVES Wind Power's REAL cost!

Recently, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL) published its 2016 Wind Technologies Market Report. Wind power resources are growing by leaps and bounds, and prices continue to remain exceptionally low. For utilities or…

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Report: Wind, solar are cheapest options, NOW

Don't believe the fake news hype about cheap coal and natural gas! A new report out by energy industry experts, Lazard Associates, shows that wind power and solar power are now the lowest…

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Congress: Picking energy losers, over clean energy winners

Congress just released its proposed "tax reform" plan - and it's a doozie. Instead of promoting renewable energy and electric vehicles, the plan would slash those incentives - while giving a massive bailout…

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Clemson Goes Big With Wind Turbine Testing

Yesterday Clemson University announced they'd landed a big deal for testing a huge wind turbine. The world's most powerful wind turbine, the MHI Vestas V164-9.5 MW, will be tested at Clemson's world-class…

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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! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KToHyAPD3-g