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Renewables Protect Against Long-term Fossil Fuel Costs

Monday, March 18, 2013

Renewables are increasingly being looked at as long-term price hedges against the volatility of fossil fuel costs.  It is imperative that South Carolina utilities begin modeling benefits of this nature, which would accompany the development of our abundant in-state renewable energy resources. Read More

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Clemson Reaches Wind Turbine Facility Milestone

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

The Clemson Restoration Institute has reached a milestone in the construction of their wind turbine drive train test facility. This facility is designed to test the next generation of large offshore wind turbines and is expected to host companies from around the world as the offshore industry comes to the East Coast. Read More

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All New Investment Dollars Flowing To Renewables

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

In January of 2013, all new power generation brought online in the U.S. came from renewable sources (1,231 MW). Read More

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VA, NC Embracing Offshore Wind

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The Republican Governors of Virginia and North Carolina have openly embraced offshore wind as part of their all-of-the-above energy policies, and our governor should do the same. As additional opportunities for regional collaboration on offshore energy resources materialize in the southeast, it is in South Carolina’s best interest to prioritize offshore wind over oil and gas. Read More

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NC Clean Energy Policies Boost Economy, Save Customers Money

Thursday, February 21, 2013

A new North Carolina study reveals clean energy policies in that state created over 21,000 jobs and generated $1.7 billion in economic activity between 2007 and 2012. In addition, these policies are expected to result in $173 million in customer savings between 2006 and 2026. Read More

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Hope For Federal Clean Energy Policy

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Can Congress come to consensus on clean energy issues? Some analysts are seeing signs of hope. Read More

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Utility CEO Vows Focus On Climate Change

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

A recently retired electric utility CEO from Entergy Corp vows to continue to push the industry and the nation to address climate change. Read More

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Texas Leads On Renewable Energy Development

Tuesday, February 12, 2013

Traditionally known as an oil and gas state, Texas has transformed itself into a leader in renewable energy. With new transmission investments in the works, electricity production from wind is set to double over the coming years. Read More

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Clean Energy Tech Could Meet Nation's Needs

Monday, February 11, 2013

Energy efficiency, solar and wind are rapidly changing the energy landscape across the country. Although further advances are sure to come, current clean energy technologies are already capable of meeting a large portion of our nation’s energy needs. Read More

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Duke Unveils Simple, Effective Energy Storage System

Monday, February 4, 2013

Duke Energy has built an astounding 36 megawatt energy storage and management facility in Texas to normalize the energy output coming from surrounding wind turbines. Undoubtedly, the future of affordable, reliable, non-polluting energy is unfurling before our eyes. Read More

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