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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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.

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Virginia's Clean Energy Path

Monday, January 9, 2012

Virginia’s republican governor understands the need to invest in clean energy resources and supports the policies to make it happen.

http://www.nawindpower.com/e107_plugins/content/content.php?content.9172

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Clean Energy Around the World

Friday, January 6, 2012

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The Weather of 2011

Friday, January 6, 2012

PBS segment on 2011’s mindboggling weather and how a warming climate is the equivalent of atmospheric steroids:

Read More:  http://www.pbs.org/newshour/bb/environment/july-dec11/weather_12-28.html

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New Biomass Plants in SC

Friday, January 6, 2012

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Wind Energy in 2012

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

An article that looks into the future of wind energy, touching on possible trends for wind energy in 2012.

Read more: http://www.nawindpower.com/naw/e107_plugins/content/content.php?content.9126

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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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The Fracking Industry's War on Truth

Monday, December 12, 2011

Fracking has become a controversial issue – an opinion piece.

Read more: http://www.readersupportednews.org/opinion2/271-38/7998-the-fracking-industrys-war-on-the-truth

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Georgia adds over 1000 alternative energy jobs in 2010

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

“Alternative Energy: Germany-based Mage Solar, a solar panel manufacturer, chose Dublin for its North American headquarters and manufacturing facility and expects to create 350 jobs and invest $30 million. Also Enfinity Corp. of Belgium, developer of solar photovoltaic solutions, put its American headquarters in Atlanta in March. Three other companies that expanded or located in the state include Georgia BioMass in Waycross (75 jobs), GE Energy in Marietta (400 jobs) and ZF Group in Gainesville (215 jobs).”

Read more: http://www.macon.com/2010/12/28/1390903/state-lists-years-top-economic.html#ixzz19vXPzy6j

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