Monthly Archives: May 2012

Renewables: A Wise Investment

With plans to invest $40 billion in clean energy over the next decade, Goldman Sachs calls renewables one of the biggest profit opportunities available. Read More

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High Efficiency Street Lighting

Greenville moves forward with a pilot program for high efficiency street lighting. Read More

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Nuclear Development Met with Resistance

Across the country, state-level policies that support the development of new nuclear reactors are being met with resistance. Read More

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Proposed Rate Increase and Public Hearing

Santee Cooper announces proposed rate increases and a schedule for upcoming public hearings. Read More

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Controversy in NC Over Nuclear Policy

Controversy in North Carolina continues over a proposed energy policy that would allow utilities to more easily pass on the cost of new nuclear reactors to customers. Read More

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Sustinable Buildings to Save Money

The greening of our countries building sector is predicted to save trillions in energy costs over the coming decades. Read More

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Solar Buy-Back Program in VA

Virginia’s largest utility has proposed a solar buy-back incentive to aid in the installation of residential solar systems. Read More

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Battery Storage + Wind

Battery storage is being combined with wind for a new project in Hawaii. Read More

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Wind Investments Posed to Lower Energy Rates

Midwestern states are poised to lower energy rates through larger investments in wind power. Read More

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Leased Oil and Gas Lands Sitting Idle

Study finds that a substantial portion of lands leased for oil and gas development are sitting idle. Read More

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