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Alabama Municipal Electric Authority Deploys Solar, Alabama Power Fights It

The new Black Bear Solar Project in Montgomery County is almost operational and will provide massive cost savings to the 350,000 Alabamians who get electricity through one of the eleven municipal utilities participating in the project. We’re talking savings to the tune of $12 million in LESS THAN ONE year! And an estimated $40 million …

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Energy Alabama is Hiring for an Education Manager

Energy Alabama is a non-profit organization advancing Alabama’s clean energy future through education and advocacy. We are currently hiring for an Education Manager. 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@energyalabama.org. We will update you on …

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Why is Your Power Bill So Dang High?

Short Answer: The monopoly utilities providing electricity to Alabama residents bet heavily on natural gas, while continuing to burn other increasingly costly fossil fuels to generate power. These fuel prices have skyrocketed for a variety of reasons, including COVID. Utilities made the wrong bet, but YOU are the one who’s paying the price. That’s because …

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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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