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Wind Power in 2016? Jobs, Jobs, and More Jobs.

Last week, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) released its 9th edition of the U.S. Wind Industry Annual Market Report. It's a comprehensive look at the U.S. wind industry's market trends in 2016. The…

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Wind Power's Record Setting 2016: Will 2017 Be a Repeat?

SACE Renewable Energy Manager Simon Mahan contributed to this blogpost.  A new market report by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) shows that 2016 was a record breaker for the wind industry. And…

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Solar In The Southeast, Fall Update

SACE Staffer Alissa Jean Schafer contributed to this post. When it comes to deploying solar power, the Southeastern United States has been a mixed bag for quite some time. Thanks to weak or non-existent…

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As Utilities Embrace Clean Energy, Southeast Needs Smart Policies to Promote Local Renewables Growth

This guest post was written by Luis Martinez, Senior Attorney in the Natural Resources Defense Council's Energy and Transportation Program. The original post appeared on NRDC's Expert blog and can be viewed…

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#InTheirOwnWords: Wind Power's Benefits to the South in Burgeoning "Generation Wind"

This blog entry is one in a series from the Southern Wind Energy Association, attending and live blogging at the American Wind Energy Association’s 2016 WINDPOWER Conference and Expo in New Orleans.  …

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A Perfect Storm for Southern Wind Power Purchases?

This blog is part of the Southern Wind Energy Association’s Windy Wednesday series leading up to the wind energy industry’s largest annual event, WINDPOWER 2016, being hosted in New Orleans May 23-26. Registration and details…

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Take a sneak peek at WINDPOWER 2016 in New Orleans

This blog entry is a guest post from American Wind Energy Association's Stefanie Brown. This blog series is part of the Southern Wind Energy Association’s Windy Wednesday series leading up to the wind energy industry’s largest annual…

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How Much Solar Was Installed in 2015 and Where?

Don’t stop us now! After another record breaking year for the industry, hopes are high for solar, despite being faced with challenges and setbacks throughout the country. 7,260 megawatts of solar were…

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Sleeping Giants: TVA and Georgia Power Stuck in Second Gear on Energy Efficiency

This is the third entry in a new blog series entitled Energy Savings in the Southeast. We will dive into the recent performance of Southeastern utilities’ energy efficiency programs, and highlight how the region…

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Clean Power Plan Hits Speed Bump in Unprecedented Move by Supreme Court

In today's world of heightened political theatre, it's hard to be surprised anymore. Yesterday, however, the Supreme Court surprised many by agreeing to stay implementation of the Clean Power Plan before the…