Think Energy SC

This blog is maintained by the Coastal Conservation League's Energy & Climate office to inform South Carolina’s citizens about complex issues related to energy policy in our state.

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Current Climat Impacts in the US

Monday, April 2, 2012

New PBS website takes a closer look at current climate impacts in the US. Read More

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Offshore Wind Moving Forward in VA

Monday, April 2, 2012

VA continues to push forward on offshore wind by approving plans for construction of a 5MW wind turbine in the Chesapeake Bay. Read More

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Nuclear Reactors to Be Built in Jenkinsville

Monday, April 2, 2012

In a 4-1 vote, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission gives SCANA the green light to construct two proposed nuclear reactors in Jenkinsville, SC.  Read More

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Offshore Wind Energy in SC Moving Forward

Monday, April 2, 2012

SC begins work with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to lay the foundation for future leasing activities related to offshore wind. Read More

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Solar power challenges Georgia power

Monday, April 2, 2012

Solar issues continue to heat up in GA over 3rd party energy sales. Will they open up their energy markets to competition from renewables? Read More

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Solar Installation Increased by 109% in 2011

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

US solar installations grew by 109% in 2011. Read More

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Solar Reaching Grid Parity

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Solar is reaching grid parity with traditional energy sources in North Carolina and demonstrating that good energy policy can translate into affordable clean energy options in the Southeast. Read More

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Renewable Energy Considered by Investors

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Investors consider renewable energy facilities to be core infrastructure projects with high gross margins and long-term fixed returns. Read More

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US Army Investing in Energy Efficiency and Renewables

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The US Army understands the value of energy efficiency and renewable energy, and they are making the investments to capture those benefits. Read More

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Palmetto Wind Project Moves Forward

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Santee-Cooper looks to take another step forward on their Palmetto Wind project.  Read More

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