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April 28, 2013


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SCE&G Succeeding With Energy Efficiency Measures

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Energy Star has recognized SCE&G for the success of a number of efficiency programs now being offered to their customers. Continuing to advance programs like these is key to a clean energy future for our state. Read More

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SCCEBA Sponsors Student Energy Efficiency Competition

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Clemson University and the SC Clean Energy Business Alliance are sponsoring a student competition to address energy inefficiencies in our state’s manufactured housing stock. South Carolina currently ranks 40th in the nation in energy efficiency and inefficient housing is a big reason why. Read More

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North Myrtle Beach Promotes Offshore Wind Development

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Offshore wind also continues to get attention in South Carolina as communities like North Myrtle Beach promote development of the massive clean energy resource lying just off our coast. Read More Here and Here

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SC Churches Endorse Solar Leasing Solution

Sunday, April 28, 2013

The church community in South Carolina has been enthusiastic in their support for solar leasing.  With no tax burden and limited capital budgets, churches are ideal candidates for a solar lease whereby a private financing entity makes use of the available tax incentives and provides for the upfront capital investment of solar panels. Read More

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Senior Citizens Seek Solar Leasing

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Electricity rate increases can be particularly difficult for seniors on fixed incomes. The following resident of an assisted living establishment in Charleston sees solar leasing as a potential solution. Read More

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Bring on solar leasing in SC

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Access to solar leasing can provide rate relief for utility customers at a time when electricity rates continue to escalate. Read More

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SC Legislation could make it easier to tap into solar power

Sunday, April 28, 2013

Removing current legal barriers to third party energy sales is one way South Carolina can promote increased investment in clean energy technologies. Legislation now being considered (H.3425, S.536) by the General Assembly would make solar leasing, a popular financing method for solar investment around the country, available to residents, businesses, churches, and other institutions that are currently prohibited from entering into these contracts. Read More

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