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Huntsville Meet-Up at Straight to Ale Campus 805: Sept. 15

Energy Alabama is hosting a meet-up in Huntsville on September 15 at Straight to Ale Campus 805. The event is 4-7 p.m., come and go, so you can stop by and say hello or hang out with us all evening. This meet-up is open to everyone who’s passionate about clean, sustainable energy and working to bring about positive change to our state.

Responding to Joe Wheeler EMC’s Misinformation

Dear member of Joe Wheeler EMC, You may have recently been the recipient of a letter from your utility’s CEO, George Kitchens. That letter contained so much misinformation we felt the need to respond and set the record straight. Misinformation stings all the worse when you know the person has the facts and chooses to …

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Birmingham Meet-Up at Cahaba Brewing: August 3

Energy Alabama is hosting a meet-up in Birmingham on August 3 at Cahaba Brewing from 4-7 p.m. It’s a come-and-go event, so you can stop by and say hello or hang out with us all evening. This meet-up is open to everyone who’s passionate about clean, sustainable energy and working to bring about positive change …

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Alabama Public Service Commission approves Alabama Power gas plant acquisition amid soaring gas prices

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Today the Alabama Public Service Commission approved Alabama Power’s request to acquire the Calhoun Gas Plant and also increased the utility’s energy cost recovery factor, resulting in an approximately $7 increase to Alabamians’ monthly bills. Just over a year after receiving approval to add almost 1,900 megawatts of additional gas resources, Alabama …

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Energy Alabama is hiring for a Deputy Director!

Energy Alabama is a non-profit organization advancing Alabama’s clean energy future through education and advocacy. We are currently hiring for a Deputy Director. To view the full job description, including compensation information, click here. To apply for the position, please submit an application (including resume and cover letter) via email to admin@alcse.org. We will update …

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New Survey Results: Alabama Voters Want Energy Freedom in a BIG Way

In Alabama, we are all about freedom and market choices, and that’s as true of our energy use as anything else. Alabama Wants Renewable Energy Choices Recent results from a survey of 600 likely Alabama voters show that Alabamians want freedom of choice, a competitive marketplace, and the right and opportunity to choose where their …

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Alabama Rural Electric Cooperative Scorecard

Rural electric cooperatives (RECs) were established in the 1930s to provide power rural areas not seen as profitable to large investor-owned utilities. In Alabama there are 22 rural electric cooperatives (RECs) providing power to over a quarter of Alabama residents (and over 70% of Alabama’s land mass). Rural electric cooperatives are member-owned (ie. customer owned), …

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Energy Efficient Light Bulbs 101 – At Home

Confused by which light bulb to buy? We’ve put together a short primer to (ahem!) “shine some light” on the topic for you. Here’s the key thing to know about light bulbs. If you buy junk, you’ll get junk.  Quick facts: It used to be that wattage of the bulb determined what you needed to …

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Geothermal 101: Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Geothermal Energy

  As the world of renewable energy expands, geothermal energy becomes more popular. Though lesser known than solar and wind energy, geothermal energy technologies increase the potential to lessen fossil fuels and greenhouse gas emissions in our world. As of 2019, seven states in the U.S. have geothermal facilities that account for 0.4% of energy …

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