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Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

  • Knoxville, TN
  • www.cleanenergy.org

Mission Statement

Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE) is a not-for-profit,
501(c)(3) organization working to promote responsible energy choices that create
global warming solutions and ensure clean, safe and healthy communities
throughout the Southeast.

Main Programs

  1. Clean Energy
  2. Climate
  3. High Risk Energy Choices
  4. Energy Efficiency
  5. Clean Fuels
Service Areas

Self-reported

Tennessee

SACE works
primarily in these five Southeastern states: FL, GA, NC, SC, and TN

ruling year

1985

Principal Officer since 1995

Self-reported

Dr. Stephen Smith

Keywords

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environment, clean energy, climate change, clean fuels, energy efficiency, high risk energy, nuclear power

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EIN

58-1620669

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (C01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Clean Energy

Clean Energy Education, Outreach & Advocacy

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 2

Climate

Climate Change Education, Outreach and Advocacy

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 3

High Risk Energy Choices

High Risk Energy Choices Education, Outreach and Advocacy

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 4

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Education, Outreach and Advocacy

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Program 5

Clean Fuels

Clean Fuels & Clean Energy Biofuels Education, Outreach and Advocacy

Category

Population(s) Served

General Public/Unspecified

Budget

Service Areas

Self-reported

Tennessee

SACE works
primarily in these five Southeastern states: FL, GA, NC, SC, and TN

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Financials

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SOUTHERN ALLIANCE FOR CLEAN ENERGY
Fiscal year: Jan 01-Dec 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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Southern Alliance for Clean Energy

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Dr. Stephen Smith

BIO

Dr. Stephen A. Smith has led the Southern Alliance for Clean Energy as executive director since 1993. Dr.
Smith represents SACE by providing leadership and professional expertise to
external organizations, committees and working groups. In the last several
years he has served on the N.C. Legislative Commission on
Global Climate Change and the N.C. Climate Action Planning Advisory
Group; S.C. Climate, Energy and Commerce Advisory Committee;
State of Fla Energy Supply & Demand Committee of the state Climate Action
Team; national governing board for the Center for Resource Solutions'
National Green Power Accreditation; and U. S. Dept of Energy Tenn Valley Electric System Advisory Committee. Additionally, he served two terms on TN Valley Authority's Regional Resource Stewardship Council, TVA’s Green
Power Marketing Committee, and TVA’s Integrated Resource Planning Advisory
GrouU.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Public Works &Transportation and Subcommittee on
Investigations & Oversight, the Great Smoky Mountain Congressional Caucus,
and before several state public service commissions. Dr.
Smith holds a doctorate in veterinarian medicine from the University of
Tenn and a B.S. in biology from Kentucky Wesleyan College.

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

John Noel

No Affiliation

Term: Jan 2009 - Dec 2013

BOARD LEADERSHIP PRACTICES

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BOARD ORIENTATION & EDUCATION

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CEO OVERSIGHT

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ETHICS & TRANSPARENCY

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BOARD COMPOSITION

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BOARD PERFORMANCE

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