Clean and Equitable Energy For All

Southface is a longtime supporter of clean energy policies, from community-based efforts to municipal adoption of clean energy solutions and state-level initiatives.

2022 IRP Training and Roundtable Discussion Series

Southface, Vote Solar and Partnership for Southern Equity invite you to a six-part training and roundtable discussion series designed to give you the information and tools you need for meaningful engagement in the 2022 Georgia Power Integrated Resource Plan (IRP). The IRP outlines how Georgia Power, the state’s largest utility, will direct ratepayer-funded energy efficiency, generation, transmission, and distribution investments over the next 20 years. These investment decisions will have a broad impact in Georgia, but the public can help direct the utility’s decisions towards catalyzing a regenerative economy through participation in the 2022 IRP process and this multipart training and collaboration roundtable.

Interested parties can register for all or any individual sessions. We welcome everyone to participate!

 

LIFT Solar

Southface is a core partner alongside Groundswell, Elevate Energy and Clean Energy Works in LIFT Solar, a three-year research program funded by the U.S. Department of Energy Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO). The goal of the LIFT Solar collaborative is to develop optimal program design and pricing to provide low- and moderate-income families greater access to clean and renewable energy.

Legislative and Regulatory Advocacy

In collaboration with our partners, Southface works to engage and educate local and state policy and decision makers about advancing the clean energy and regenerative economy in the Southeast. Southface legislative and regulatory advocacy focuses on enabling an equitable transition to a low-carbon future and understanding resource efficiency alongside clean energy as fundamental to our shared prosperity.

Resources

Case Study

Savannah Trees Case Study

The City of Savannah has encouraged green infrastructure through a “tree lawn” requirement for some commercial developments. This helps to mitigate flooding among other negative impacts caused, in part, by the built environment and will strengthen the regenerative nature of …

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Case Study

Historic Fourth Ward Park Case Study

Historic Fourth Ward Park, specifically its crowning jewel, Clear Creek Basin, has dramatically reduced flooding in the area, which was once a brownfield filled with abandoned warehouses and parking lots.

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Report

Applying the PAYS® System to On-Site Solar to Expand Access for All – Summary

The purpose of this three-part paper is to determine whether and how the PAYS® system for tariffed on-bill investment could make on-site solar systems available to low- and moderate-income customers and renters.

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