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 project, Energy Alabama created its NetZeroHSV Initiative in Huntsville, Alabama to realize ‘net zero energy’ use (100% clean and efficient energy use) within 10 years. The NetZeroHSV Initiative wholly focuses on the intersection of clean energy with good business practices, a healthy environment, and the social well-being of the community.

“This is a challenging mission,” says Daniel Tait, CEO of the Energy Alabama. “Huntsville has put a man on the moon in less than 10 years. We thrive on solving the nation’s biggest issues.”

This ‘moonshot’ program will allow for the application of the best clean energy practices utilized by both the military and other communities around the world while adapting for local realities and monitoring progress to net zero energy use. Based on a recent report from Stanford University a 100% clean and efficient energy Alabama would result in a 4% boost the State’s economy and net employment increase of over 165,000 40-year jobs.

Energy Alabama is accelerating the transition to sustainable, clean energy throughout Alabama. We do this by widely promoting sustainable energy as a feasible, state-wide goal, by executing high-impact clean energy projects across the State, and by providing people with information, incentives and opportunities to help make clean energy choices. We work with policy makers, public agencies, local governments, educational institutions, utilities, business and civic leaders and individuals to transform Alabama’s energy marketplace and beyond. Energy Alabama is committed to powering Huntsville with 100% clean and efficient energy by 2025 and Alabama by 2035.

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If you would like more information about this topic, please contact Daniel Tait at (256) 303-7773 or email at dtait@alcse.org.