Energy Efficiency


Think Energy SC

Energy Hub Set for Charlotte

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

E4 Carolinas Inc., a nonprofit established by Charlotte region energy companies, seeks to develop a major energy hub in the Carolinas centered around manufacturing, engineering, research and education. The E4 name is meant to signify four foundational facets of the industry: energy, economy, environment and efficiency. Read More

Think Energy SC

Duke Energy CEO Supports Clean Energy

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Duke Energy CEO Jim Rogers, now head of the largest electric utility in the US, stressed the need for cleaner, more sustainable energy in his remarks before the Democratic National Convention last week. Read More

Think Energy SC

Rock Hill Schools Save Energy

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Rock Hill schools lead S.C. in energy efficiency, saving significant amounts of money and energy. Of the 25 South Carolina schools that have earned EPA’s Energy Star designation, 13 are in Rock Hill. The other 12 are Greenville County schools. Read More

Think Energy SC

New Fuel Economy Standards

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

By 2030, the new fuel economy standards for vehicles are expected to yield reductions equivalent to 3.1 million barrels of oil per day. Read More

Think Energy SC

White House Supports CHP

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

The White House has issued an Executive Order to encourage efforts to achieve a national goal of deploying 40 gigawatts of new, cost effective industrial Combined Heat & Power (CHP) in the United States by the end of 2020. By producing both heat and electricity for consumption, CHP systems operate at elevated levels of efficiency. Read More

Think Energy SC

MA Clean Energy Economy Growing

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Massachusetts saw its clean energy economy grow 11.2% between July 2011 and July 2012. The state’s clean energy sector now employs 71,523 people at 4,995 clean energy businesses. Read More

Think Energy SC

True Cost of Energy

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

A new study paints a revealing picture about the true costs of our energy choices. Read More

Think Energy SC

New Energy Capital Inititative

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Charlotte’s New Energy Capital initiative is reaping huge returns in economic development and job creation. Read More

Think Energy SC

Fuel Diversity and Planning

Wednesday, September 5, 2012

As electricity rates go up for most Santee Cooper customers, details about Alcoa’s revised power contract reveal important lessons on the value of fuel diversity and good utility planning. Read More

Think Energy SC

USC: A Sustainable University

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

The University of South Carolina gets high marks for sustainability and is one of only two colleges in the southeast to receive top honors from the Princeton Review. Read More

Stay Up-To-Date

Sign up for the latest news from the Coastal Conservation League and find out how you can get involved in our efforts.