Energy Efficiency For All

Energy Efficiency for All (EFFA) is a national program working in a dozen states, dedicated to linking the energy and housing sectors together in order to tap the benefits of energy efficiency for millions of low-income families.

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By Alex Trachtenberg | November 19, 2015

Case Study Reveals How Agnes Scott College Successfully Deployed Solar

Agnes Scott College and Southface have released a case study detailing how Agnes Scott became the first non-profit to produce solar power through Georgia Power’s Advanced Solar Initiative (GPASI). This case study, funded by the Turner Foundation, offers specific insight into creative approaches to overcome the challenges non-profits face with regard to solar power projects.

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By Joey Shea | November 10, 2015

Georgia’s Focus on Clean Power Plan Compliance

Achieving the goals of the CPP will require greater energy efficiency and the production of new low-emission and emission-free energy. The final CPP was released after 14 months of review and revision that included more than 4.3 million public comments.

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By Kevin Kelly | October 30, 2015

Atlanta Has Earned Bragging Rights for Going ‘Green’

When it comes to the Better Buildings Challenge, Atlanta has outpaced all its competitors that have pledged to reduce energy and water consumption by 2020. Atlanta has more property square footage signed up in the program than any other city.

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By Joey Shea | August 28, 2015

Atlanta Better Buildings Challenge Announces Major Achievements and New Partners

Mayor Reed announced Wednesday that the Atlanta BBC has already achieved 20% water savings with a 2010 baseline, and 11% energy savings with a 2009 baseline. He added that the program now boasts 100 million square feet of committed building space in the City of Atlanta, which represents the largest commitment of any local partner at the national level with DOE.

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By Staff Writer | August 20, 2015

Proctor Creek Watershed discussion at Roundtable

This month the Sustainable Atlanta Roundtable circled back from being “on the road” and returned to the home venue at All Saints.’ The discussion focused on Proctor Creek’s current challenges and future opportunities for redevelopment and revitalization.

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By Staff Writer | July 21, 2015

Sustainable Georgia: Gaining Some Green

Today, 678 clean energy firms provide 19,633 full-time jobs in the Peach State – almost the same as the number of active physicians working here. The industry generates more than $2.9 billion in annual gross revenue and includes building efficiency, renewable energy, geothermal, smart grid, energy storage, fuel cell and alternative vehicle fuel sectors.

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By Staff Writer | April 7, 2015

Five steps to a thriving Atlanta region

Greenprints keynote speaker Doug Hooker outlines five key steps we must take in order to secure a healthy and vibrant future for the Atlanta region.

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By Staff Writer | March 19, 2015

Georgia’s clean energy industry provides nearly 20,000 full-time jobs

The 2014 Georgia Clean Energy Industry Census quantifies the clean energy industry’s impact on the state’s economy. The report provides analysis on full-time employment, revenues, export activity, business hurdles, skill gaps and growth potential.

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By Staff Writer | February 12, 2015

Georgia Growing Green

Note from Dennis Creech, Southface co-founder. Dear Southface Community, The first Earth Day on April 22, 1970 changed the public’s perception of the environment. However, while the production and use of energy was a major driver behind many of the serious global and local environmental challenges of the day, few in the environmental community worked…

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By Staff Writer | August 27, 2014

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