Monthly Archives: August 2012

Offshore Wind, Not Drilling, is the Answer

It’s time to put aside the offshore drilling fantasies that continue to distract South Carolina from developing a comprehensive path forward on energy. Read More

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Growing Solar Industry in NC

Solar capacity in North Carolina doubled in 2011 demonstrating once again that the right energy policies can drive clean energy development while protecting utility customers. Read More

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Is Government Support Lagging on Clean Energy?

Traditional energy resources have enjoyed a history of government support that continues to this day.  Shouldn’t we expect the same for this generation of clean energy technologies? Read More

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How to Deal with Coal Ash

SCE&G is becoming a model for the region with its plans for dealing with coal ash. Read More

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Coal Ash Controversy

As other South Carolina utilities formulate plans for the future storage of coal ash, a recent court ruling against TVA demonstrates the liability coal ash ponds represent. Read More

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USC: A Sustainable University

The University of South Carolina gets high marks for sustainability and is one of only two colleges in the southeast to receive top honors from the Princeton Review. Read More

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Solar Gardens in Colorado

Proposals for solar gardens are outstripping allotted project capacity in Colorado. Read More

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Mid-Atlantic Offshore Wind

An offshore wind transmission project in the Mid-Atlantic reaches a major milestone and is paving the way for that region to develop their domestic energy resources. Read More

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A Gas and Wind World?

The CEO of General Electric says we are living in a gas and wind world for the foreseeable future. Read More

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New Book on Climate Change

Without rhetoric or hype, a new book on climate science lays out what we do and don’t know about climate change. Read More

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