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Seeking Southern Climate Champs - Are You In?

The attacks to clean energy are in full force. President Trump is pulling out of the Paris Climate Agreement, halting EPA's Clean Power Plan, and placing dirty pipelines back on the table.…

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Interview: A Groundbreaking Plan to "Drawdown" Greenhouse Gas

What will it take to get to a point where the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere starts getting smaller? That's the question behind a new book from Paul Hawken and…

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North Carolina Proposes Wind Farm Ban, Defies Department of Defense

The North Carolina legislature is up to their same old dirty tricks trying to hamper renewable energy. After a small faction of anti-clean energy legislators attempted to shut down North Carolina's first…

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How Can the Southeast Benefit from Wind Energy in Texas?

It's true what they say, everything is bigger in Texas...and that includes the wind energy industry! Texas is number one in the nation for wind energy production with over 20 gigawatts of…

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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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Engaging on Energy: Corporate Social Responsibility and the Demand for Renewable Energy

Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) refers to a company’s voluntary commitment to responsible business practices that benefit society. CSR accounts for the social and environmental impacts a business has in the course of…

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Time for Virgin Islands to Transfer Power, to Renewables

March 31st marks the Virgin Island's "Transfer Day". One hundred years ago, the Virgin Islands transferred from Danish power to the United States of America. Now it's time for another power transition:…

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Clearing the Air: Lamar Alexander, You're Wrong About Wind Power

The Plains and Eastern Clean Line project could inject large quantities of high-value, low-cost wind power directly into the Tennessee Valley region from western Oklahoma. Recently Senator Lamar Alexander (R-TN) spoke on the…

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Avangrid Renewables Wins North Carolina's First Offshore Wind Lease for $9 Million

This blog post was co-written by SACE Renewable Energy Manager Simon Mahan and Coastal Climate & Energy Manager Chris Carnevale. North Carolina’s first offshore wind lease sale was held today and Avangrid…

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OKLAHOMA is kicking butt with wind power

Just over 6,600 megawatts of installed wind power capacity exists in the Sooner State - enough to meet about 25% of the state's annual electricity needs - more than what coal provides.  Oklahoma installed nearly…