July 24, 2012

Climate Science

McKibben's Latest Article

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Bill McKibben has penned a sobering, must read article on the scale of the climate change challenges now facing our planet and who is to blame for our collective inaction. Read More

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Retrofits: An Emerging Market

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

A new report predicts the global market for energy efficiency retrofits of commercial properties will reach $152 billion by 2020. Read More

Energy Efficiency

Evaluating Energy Efficiency Standards

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Are energy efficiency standards limiting consumer choice and lacking in environmental and economic benefits? Efficiency experts respond to their critics. Read More

Climate Science · Economic Development

Carbon Tax Approaching?

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Groups from across the political spectrum are speculating about the viability of a carbon tax as part of an expected federal tax reform package. Read More

Economic Development · Renewable energy · Wind

Wind Farms Encourage Local Economic Development

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

States are learning that significant local economic development accompanies new wind farms. Read More

Renewable energy · Solar

SC Laws Stifle Solar Growth

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Solar installations are booming across the US as new financing methods gain traction, but many of these financing models are currently prohibited in South Carolina. Read More


New Energy Data Tool

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Take a look at this great new energy data tool created by the SC Energy office. Read More

Renewable energy · Wind

Bigger Is Better..When It Comes to Turbines

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Good news for Clemson’s wind turbine drive train facility that is being designed to test the next generation of large scale wind turbines: bigger means better according to a new study from Switzerland. Read More

Energy Efficiency

New Approach to Energy Retrofits

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina have developed an approach to energy efficiency retrofits that is going national. Read More

Federal Energy Policy · Renewable energy

Inglis' Conservative Clean Energy Policy

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Bob Inglis expounded on his conservative approach to clean energy policy at last week’s SC Clean Energy Summit. Read More Here and Here

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