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March 27, 2012


Economic Development · Renewable energy · Solar

Solar Installation Increased by 109% in 2011

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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

News

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

News

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

Economic Development · Renewable energy

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

Economic Development · Renewable energy

Palmetto Wind Project Moves Forward

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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

Renewable energy

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

Economic Development · Federal Energy Policy

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

Federal Energy Policy

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

Federal Energy Policy · Natural Gas

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

Renewable energy · Solar

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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