March 18, 2013

Economic Development · Renewable energy · Wind

Wind Saving Co-ops Millions in the Heartland

Monday, March 18, 2013

Electric cooperatives in states like South Dakota have led the way on wind energy development, and their customers are seeing the benefits. Read More

Climate Science · Economic Development · Federal Energy Policy · Renewable energy

Keystone Pipeline Debate Rages On

Monday, March 18, 2013

Will the approval of the Keystone Pipeline set the stage for real movement towards reigning in carbon emissions? Maybe, if the response from opponents to the pipeline is loud enough for the President to hear. Read More

Economic Development · Energy Efficiency · Renewable energy · Smart Grid · Solar · Wind

Forward-thinking Energy Policies Create Jobs

Monday, March 18, 2013

Jobs in the clean energy sector grew by 110,000 during 2012. The states benefiting most from this economic activity have taken the lead in updating their energy policies and regulation to reflect 21st century energy realities. Read More

Biomass · Climate Science · Coal · Economic Development · Energy Efficiency · Federal Energy Policy · Natural Gas · Nuclear · Renewable energy · Smart Grid · Solar · Wind

Energy Executives Mapping Out Sustainable Future

Monday, March 18, 2013

The Obama Administration is conferring with energy executives representing a broad range of technologies in preparation for a revised approach to meeting our country’s energy demand in an economically and environmentally sustainable way. Read More

Economic Development · Renewable energy · Solar

"Value of Solar" Rate Captures True Costs & Benefits

Monday, March 18, 2013

Some states are moving towards a “value of solar” rate that captures the benefits solar energy creates for a utility and its customers. This rate would then be paid to homeowners and businesses that invest in solar and sell their excess power back to the grid. Read More

Coal · Economic Development · Natural Gas · Renewable energy · Solar · Wind

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


National Speakers To Talk Energy in SC

Monday, March 18, 2013

The SC Coastal Conservation League has announced details for its 25th Anniversary Conference. The League has assembled an impressive list of speakers to discuss the possibilities and potential awaiting our state over the next 25 years. Read More

Renewable energy · Solar

SC Senate Introduces Solar Tax Credit Bill

Monday, March 18, 2013

A new solar tax credit aimed at making South Carolina more competitive with neighboring states like North Carolina and Georgia has been introduced in the state senate. Read More

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