June 11, 2012

Economic Development · Renewable energy

Proftable Renewable Energy Generation

Monday, June 11, 2012

The Palmetto Clean Energy (PaCE) program is once again offering premium rates for small-scale renewable energy generation. Read More

Economic Development · Renewable energy · Solar

Solar Bill Stopped at the SC Senate

Monday, June 11, 2012

A bill to make solar investments more affordable for South Carolina residents and businesses fails to pass the SC Senate, thus giving our neighboring states a competitive advantage in today’s rapidly changing energy economy. Read More

Energy Efficiency

National Guard Becoming More Energy Efficient

Monday, June 11, 2012

The SC National Guard is slashing energy usage and electricity bills through investments in energy efficiency. Read More


Environmental Groups Take on Leaking Arsenic

Monday, June 11, 2012

A lawsuit by environmental groups has been filed over two coal ash lagoons operated by Santee Cooper that are leaking arsenic on the banks of the Waccamaw River. Read More

Energy Efficiency

BMW Becoming More Sustainable

Monday, June 11, 2012

Companies like BMW are leading the way towards a more sustainable future.  It’s time our state and national energy policies followed suit. Read More

Economic Development · Renewable energy · Wind

Wind Energy Supported

Monday, June 11, 2012

Karl Rove goes to bat for the wind industry. “We need conservative Republicans who can say, ‘This means jobs to my district,’ … and we need Democrats to say, ‘This is a way to expand the range of options that we have in this country for energy.’” Read More

Economic Development

Duke-Progress Merger Nears Completion

Monday, June 11, 2012

The Duke-Progress merger nears completion as federal regulators sign-off on a conditional approval. Read More


Recycling Makes Sense

Monday, June 11, 2012

Recycling makes sense from an energy perspective, but the SC Department of Commerce is also touting the economic benefits of recycling for our state. Read More

Climate Science

Sea Level Rise is Illegal in NC!

Monday, June 11, 2012

It’s worth a moment to watch this humorous take on North Carolina’s attempt to address sea level rise with legislation. Read More

Energy Efficiency

Northeast Recognizes Potential of Good Energy Policy

Monday, June 11, 2012

A new report outlines how the Northeast is slashing carbon emissions, creating jobs, and protecting consumers.  When will the Southeast recognize the economic opportunities that accompany good energy policy? Read More

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