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February 21, 2013


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SC Meteorologist Confronts Climate Change Head-On

Thursday, February 21, 2013

A South Carolina meteorologist from the Midlands is tackling the climate issue and educating viewers on what a warmer planet could mean for them. Read More

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Efficiency Increases Productivity Without Cost Of New Generation

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Energy efficiency makes our economy more productive at a lower incremental cost than simply investing in new power generation. A recent analysis concludes that 74% of new energy demand since 1970 has been met through energy efficiency measures in the U.S.. Read More

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NC Clean Energy Policies Boost Economy, Save Customers Money

Thursday, February 21, 2013

A new North Carolina study reveals clean energy policies in that state created over 21,000 jobs and generated $1.7 billion in economic activity between 2007 and 2012. In addition, these policies are expected to result in $173 million in customer savings between 2006 and 2026. Read More

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Honda Offers Solar With Car Purchase

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Honda and Acura have announced that they will be offering their customers access to low cost home solar systems via leasing agreements with the company SolarCity.  Financing opportunities like this will not be available in South Carolina until legislation is passed that removes barriers for third party ownership of distributed energy systems. Read More

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Solar Leasing A Path To Greater Energy Freedom

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Here’s a closer look at recent trends in the solar industry and specifically what solar leasing would mean for South Carolina. Read More

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Free Market Solar Bill Derailed By SC House Subcommittee

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Free markets and consumer choice took a hit this week in the South Carolina House of Representatives. A subcommittee failed to move discussions forward on a piece of legislation (H.3425) that would give home and business owners greater flexibility in financing distributed energy systems like solar arrays. Read More

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