The Southern States Energy Board (SSEB) is an interstate compact composed of governors and state legislators from sixteen southern states, two territories, and a presidential appointee. With a focus on fostering collaboration and innovation, SSEB works to advance energy policies, technologies, and practices that enhance the region’s energy efficiency, affordability, and reliability. Whether it’s advocating for clean energy solutions, facilitating partnerships among industry leaders, or supporting research and development initiatives, SSEB is committed to driving positive change and helping the South thrive in a rapidly evolving energy landscape.

Recent News

Register Now for our 64th Annual Meeting!

Join us Sept. 22-24, 2024, in Chattanooga, Tennessee, for our 64th Annual Meeting! This year’s host, Gov. Bill Lee, will guide us as we …

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Sustainability Spotlight: Carbon Management Program Updates

It’s been awhile since our 63rd Annual Meeting and our last big update on current Board projects. We’ve been busy—our carbon…

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2023 Fossil Energy & Carbon Management Legislation Rundown Now Available

Our 2023 Fossil Energy & Carbon Management (FECM) Digest is now available. The FECM Digest is compiled in collaboration with our mem…

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SSEB Selected to Lead Two New DOE-funded Decarbonization Projects

Yesterday, the Department of Energy’s Office of Fossil Energy and Carbon Management announced the selection of the Southern States…

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Executive Committee

Gov. Bill Lee
Vice Chair
Rep. William E. “Bill” Sandifer, III
South Carolina
Sen. Ken Yager
Gov. Henry McMaster
South Carolina
Gov. Kay Ivey
Rep. John Ragan
Rep. Lynn Smith
Sen. Brandon Smith
Sen. Bryan Hughes
Chair, SLC E&E Committee
Sen. Bob Hensgens
Federal Representative
Hon. Jim Powell
Kenneth Nemeth