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The Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) is an interstate compact, comprised of governors and state legislators from sixteen southern states, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, as well as a presidential appointee. The Board’s mission is to promote economic development and enhance the quality of life. Read More…


SSEB 50 Years of Leadership:
Mr. Kenneth J. Nemeth and Dr. Canter Brown published, “A Golden Anniversary History of Service to the Southern Region”, and introduced it during our 50th Anniversary Celebration. The book details over 50 years of leadership throughout the southern region. Request a copy.

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Save the Date! 2015 SSEB Clean Coal Committee Meeting

Please join us for the upcoming Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) Committee on Clean Coal Energy Policies and Technologies Meeting on May 19 – 20, 2015 at the MeadowView Conference and Convention Center in Kingsport, Tennessee. The committee meeting will convene at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 19 and will be preceded by a joint luncheon with the Virginia Coal and Energy Alliance. The luncheon begins at 12:00 p.m.

For more information and to register, please visit this link or contact Michelle Thornton at 770.242.7712 or thornton@sseb.org.


10th Annual SECARB Briefing to Stakeholders’ Meeting

Register today to attend the 10th Annual SECARB Briefing to Stakeholders’ Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, on March 11-12, 2015. The event will be held at the Hilton Atlanta Airport Hotel located just minutes from Hartsfield Jackson International Airport and downtown. For more details and to register, visit this link.


Register Today! SSEB Associate Members Winter Meeting on February 23

Join us for the SSEB Associate Members 2015 Winter Meeting on Monday, February 23, 2015 from 10:00 a.m. EST to 3:00 p.m. EST at the Nuclear Energy Institute in Washington, D.C.

Please plan to attend and participate in this timely meeting to hear insightful perspectives on energy and related issues heading into the 114th Congress.  Speakers will address regulatory actions impacting industry and the states, and you don’t want to miss this opportunity to meet and hear from our newest associate members!

For more details and to register, click here or contact Michelle Thornton at 770.242.7712 or thornton@sseb.org.


Save the Date! SSEB 55th Annual Meeting

Mark your calendars for SSEB’s 2015 Annual Meeting to be held on September 27 – 29, 2015 at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. More details coming soon!


SSEB’s Joint Meeting of the Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee and the Transuranic Waste Transportation Working Group

Registration is now open for SSEB’s Joint Meeting of the Radioactive Materials Transportation Committee and the Transuranic Waste Transportation Working Group. This year’s meeting will be held on December 10 – 11, 2014 at the Holiday Inn Charlotte Center City in Charlotte, North Carolina. Final agenda can be found here. For more details and to register, please visit this link.


SSEB Elects New Chairman, Governor Earl Ray Tomblin of West Virginia

The Southern States Energy Board elected Governor Earl Ray Tomblin of West Virginia to serve as the 2014-2015 Chairman, following outgoing Chairman Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama. The announcement was made at the 54th Annual Meeting in Mobile, Alabama, on September 28-30, 2014. Welcome our new Chairman, Governor Tomblin! View Governor Tomblin’s Press Release (September 30, 2014)


SSEB Members Elect 2014-2015 Executive Committee Members and Adopt Five Policy Positions

SSEB members held a Business Session on September 29, 2014, and elected the 2014-2015 Executive Committee. Congratulations to you all! Additionally, five policy positions were adopted by the Board.


2014 SSEB Associate Members Meeting

The SSEB Associate Members convened in Little Rock, Arkansas, on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Presentations are now posted on our website here, and  pictures are also available for viewing on our Flickr account. Thanks to all of our speakers and attendees for joining us!


2014 SSEB Briefing to Southern Legislators

Thank you to all who attended our Briefing to Southern Legislators in Little Rock, Arkansas on Saturday, July 26, 2014. Presentations are now posted on our website here, and pictures are available on our Flickr account. Thanks to all of our speakers and attendees for joining us!


NASEO Annual Meeting: September 8-11, 2014 in Savannah, Georgia

Have you registered for the NASEO Annual Meeting on September 8-11? SSEB is proud to sponsor this year’s meeting. Check out their registration site with complete details here: http://annualmeeting.naseo.org/


2014 SSEB Associate Members Summer Meeting in conjunction with the Southern Governors’ Association (SGA) Annual Meeting

Register now for the SSEB Associate Members Summer Meeting to be held in Arkansas at the Little Rock Marriott on Thursday, August 14, 2014 in conjunction with the Southern Governors’ Association (SGA) Annual Meeting. Click here to register.

Agenda is available now. For registration questions, please contact Michelle Thornton at 770.242.7712 or thornton@sseb.org.


2014 Committee on Clean Coal and Advanced Energy Technologies Collaboration Meeting

Thank you for your support of our Clean Coal and Advanced Energy Technologies Collaboration Meeting in Kingsport, TN on May 20 – 21, 2014. Presentations are now posted on our website here, and pictures are also available for viewing on our Flickr account. Thanks to all of our speakers and attendees for joining us!


9th Annual SECARB Stakeholders’ Briefing

secarb-logoThanks to all who attended our 9th Annual SECARB Stakeholders’ Briefing on March 4-5, 2014 at the Hilton Atlanta Airport Hotel. For a recap of presentations, visit the SECARB website here.

Photos are also posted on our SSEB Flickr account.


SSEB Associate Members Winter Meeting

Pictures from our Associate Members Winter Meeting held at the Edison Electric Institute in Washington D.C. on February 24, 2014 are now posted on our SSEB Flickr account. Speaker presentations will also be posted soon at this link.


53rd Annual Meeting Photos and Videos

flickr youtubePhotos, videos and presentations are now available online from this year’s Annual Meeting held in Biloxi, MS on October 13 – 15, 2013. You may visit our Annual Meeting Page for complete details or click on the icons above to view SSEB’s Flickr and YouTube accounts, complete with all photos and videos from our Annual Meeting. Thanks again to all who helped make this year’s Annual Meeting a great success!


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SSEB Elects New Chairman, Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama

The Southern States Energy Board elected Governor Robert Bentley of Alabama to serve as the 2013-2014 Chairman, following outgoing Chairman Governor Phil Bryant of Mississippi. The announcement was made at the 53rd Annual Meeting in Biloxi, MS on October 13 – 15, 2013. Welcome our new Chairman, Governor Bentley!


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SSEB 2013 Annual Meeting – Honorable Trent Lott as Closing Keynote Speaker
SSEB just announced that U.S. Former Senator Trent Lott will be the Closing Keynote Speaker for the 2013 Annual Meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi. Senator Lott is Co-Chairman, Bipartisan Policy Center’s Energy Project. The meeting will be held at the Beau Rivage on October 13-15, 2013. Click here to view all the speakers at this exciting event!


SSEB 2013 Annual Meeting
Gov. Phil Bryant will host the SSEB 53rd Annual Meeting in Biloxi, Mississippi. The meeting will be held at the Beau Rivage on October 13-15, 2013.
Click here for information.


2013 Briefing to Southern Legislators
Please plan to attend the Southern States Energy Board’s 2013 Briefing to Southern Legislators on Saturday, July 27, 2013 in Mobile, Alabama. The Board will conduct its Briefing to Legislative Members from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., focusing on relevant energy and environmental events within our region.


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On January 24, 2013, SSEB Chairman Governor Phil Bryant met with Board Members from Alabama and Mississippi to discuss the potential for oil sands development in the two states.


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Welcome the new SSEB Chairman!

The Southern States Energy Board selected Gov. Phil Bryant as its chairman, drawing on Mississippi’s position as an energy leader in the region. Bryant will serve a one-year term following outgoing chair Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin. Read more.

Southern States Energy Board 55th Anniversary

 
Save the Date! SSEB’s 2015 Annual Meeting will be held on September 27 – September 29 at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia.

We are in the process of organizing an outstanding program that will recognize the leadership and accomplishments of the Board and its collaborative partners throughout the region and the country. Please visit our Annual Meeting page for continued updates and information.

Interested in partnering with us by sponsoring this year’s meeting? We would love for you to join us! Click on the image below for sponsorship details.

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