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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Nexans Cable Plant to Open in Berkeley County

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

South Carolina builds on its wind supply chain with the announcement of the Nexans cable plant in Berkeley County. Read More

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Benefits of Energy Efficiency Planning

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

A new report from ACEEE highlights the success local communities are having with job creation, cost savings and environmental protection through energy efficiency planning. Read More

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New Efficiency Standards Will Save You Money

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Efficiency standards are poised to save American consumers trillions of dollars in the coming decades. Read More

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Why Drilling Won't Lower Gas Prices

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The CATO Institute reveals why more drilling in the US will not lower prices at the pump.  Read More

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Cheaply Manufacturing Solar Cells

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Twin Creeks Technologies factory in Mississippi is producing equipment to manufacture solar cells at $.40/watt, using half the silicon and a cheaper process.  The cheapest previous cells were twice as expensive.  Read More

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Solar Energy Soared in 2011

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

US solar energy soared by 109% in 2011, with estimates of the solar market’s total value up near $8.4 billion.  Read More

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Solar Power Installations

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

US Bancorp and SolarCity are set to fund solar power installations in a military community. Read More

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Efficient Water-Heating in SC

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

This innovative South Carolina company is making waterheating more efficient. Read More

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Improving SC Energy Efficiency

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

A pilot project designed to help electric cooperative members in South Carolina improve the energy efficiency of their homes is drawing optimistic reviews from the federal government.  Read More

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Southeastern Coastal Wind Conference

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Southeastern Coastal Wind Conference highlights our region’s large offshore wind resource and the economic development potential that it represents.  Read More

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