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A Pivotal Moment for the Tennessee Valley

A few days ago the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) released its draft of their Integrated Resource Plan. This is a study that takes a long-term look at ways that TVA can meet future demand for electricity in new and innovative ways. The IRP helps TVA better serve their customers by envisioning a generation mix that can […]

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Huntsville is on the move to net zero energy!

Have you seen the incredible pace of clean energy activity in Huntsville lately? It’s almost been neck-breaking but who doesn’t want to see even more? In case you’ve missed some, here are the highlights. Clean, sustainable energy startups will get a boost at summer 2015 accelerator program Huntsville is the only Alabama city in running

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Huntsville nonprofit aims to remake Alabama energy makeup

Huntsville nonprofit aims to remake Alabama energy makeup Original Article from AL.com HUNTSVILLE, Alabama– Net Zero in Huntsville may be a distant blip on the energy horizon, but Daniel Tait can see it coming. Acceptance of the idea that electricity can be produced from solar panels and windmills is slowly growing, but Tait insists he’s

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The Importance of Public Transportation

Recently we read an article in the Birmingham Business Journal (Original Article HERE) that showed Alabama as only one of five states in the country that doesn’t provide any funding for public transportation at the municipal level. While most of this study focuses on the job creation and service benefits of public transportation, we believe

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Does Department of Energy Activity = Clean Energy for Alabama?

The last 30-60 days have seen a flurry of activity coming out of the Department of Energy (DOE). This federal activity could mean huge opportunities for growth in clean energy for Alabama. Here are some of the topics being covered by recent grant announcements or notices of intent. Extreme residential energy efficiency University R&D on energy

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Redstone Arsenal Goes Solar

The recent announcement that Redstone Arsenal will house the largest solar installation in the state is great news for Huntsville and Alabama, but also a reminder of how much work remains to be done. If solar installations are a force multiplier for the military, they are also a force multiplier for communities throughout our state.

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Energy Alabama to Activate Transition to Clean Energy for Alabama

Energy Alabama Formed to Activate Community on Transition to Clean Energy for Alabama Launch of 501(c)(3) organization to use interactive local projects to spur clean energy. Huntsville, AL, August 19, 2014–Energy Alabaama was founded on June 17th, 2014 to accelerate Alabama’s transition to sustainable, clean energy. To demonstrate the economic and technical feasibility of this

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