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Investigating Wind Potential in SC

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Duke Energy and AWS Truepower LLC are conducting a federally-funded study of wind energy potential off the coast of the Carolinas. Read More: http://www.charlestonbusiness.com/news/42357-duke-energy-to-study-offshore-wind-potential-in-south-carolina

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Energy Efficiency in the US

Sunday, January 15, 2012

Though energy efficiency improvements, the US saved enough energy in 2010 to power almost 10 millions homes, a 21% increase over the previous year.  Energy savings in 2011 expected to be even greater. Read More: http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/blog/post/2012/01/us-beats-expectations-saving-energy?cmpid=WNL-Wednesday-January11-2012

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Clean Energy Growth in North America

Monday, January 9, 2012

In North America, private venture and corporate investments in clean energy tech grew 30% over 2010. Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2012/01/09/400458/cleantech-venture-investments-grew-2011-solar/?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed&mobile=nc

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Local Opinion: Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

Monday, January 9, 2012

A Myrtle Beach engineer explains why transitioning to more efficient light bulbs makes sense for America’s energy future. http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2012/01/09/2588177/shining-light-on-the-bulb-ban.html

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Clean Energy Around the World

Friday, January 6, 2012

China is increasing it’s solar targets by 50%, and India is on pace to reach it’s aggressive 2020 solar targets. What are we doing to compete in the new clean energy economy? http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2011/12/asia-report-china-takes-sharp-turn-in-push-for-solar-energy?cmpid=WNL-Wednesday-December21-2011 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/29/business/energy-environment/in-solar-power-india-begins-living-up-to-its-own-ambitions.html?_r=1

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You're Paying Taxes, Why Aren't Energy Companies?

Monday, December 12, 2011

An interesting opinion piece on energy companies and taxes By David Cay Johnston, November 8, 2011, Reuters

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A Hummer in Every Driveway: Energy Use in the US

Monday, December 12, 2011

America has the highest per capita energy use than any other country – but is all that energy use necessary? Read more: http://www.foreignpolicy.com/articles/2011/10/11/a_hummer_in_every_driveway

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As The World Burns

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

How the Senate and the White House missed their best chance to deal with climate change. By Ryan Lizza, October 11, 2010, The New Yorker

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