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Monthly Archives: April 2012
The Washington, DC-based Building Codes Assistance Project (BCAP) announced Hamilton Davis, the SC Coastal Conservation League’s Climate & Energy Director, as their building code champion for the first quarter of 2012. Read more
New study concludes that there is no relationship between higher electric rates and renewable energy targets. Read More
Italy’s Solar PV installations surge in 2011, surpassing global market leader German for the first time. Read More
Climate “cycles” generally fluctuate over extremely long periods of time, not decades or years. If weather from recent years is any indication, we’re in for an increasingly wild ride. Read More
The US Air Force already gets 6% of its power from renewables, and it aims to generate another gigawatt of renewable energy by 2016. Read More
Here is a closer look at the dramatic drop in the cost of solar power for California utilities. Over 100MW of solar in California to be developed at less than 9 cents per kWh, making it cheaper than new coal … Continue reading
According to a new study, large-scale forest biomass energy can undermine the health of ecosystems and actually increase carbon emissions. We need to get this right in SC. Read More
Panel calls on Congress to respond to reports on the BP oil spill with needed offshore drilling reforms. Read More
Offshore oil and gas exploration is being considered for areas off the South Carolina coast, but the information gathered would not be available to the state or the public. Read More
For offshore wind, the stage is set for a once-in-a-generation opportunity to build a new industry with good-paying jobs focused mostly in coastal states. Read More