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Submit your comments on the Clean Power Plan today!

The EPA will be accepting public comments on the proposed Clean Power Plan (CPP) until December 1st. This rule is focused on reducing carbon pollution from existing coal plants and provides unprecedented flexibility for state compliance in an individualized and … Continue reading

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Landmark Solar Legislation Signed by Governor Haley

On August 6th, Governor Nikki Haley and Senator Greg Gregory led a signing ceremony celebrating South Carolina’s new solar legislation. This was a monumental step forward for clean energy in the Palmetto State. As reported by The State newspaper: “What … Continue reading

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This Week’s News, June 12th

With recent changes to the policies governing solar energy in South Carolina, investments in this clean energy technology are expected to grow. Read More South Carolina’s offshore wind potential also received recognition from the legislature this year. A resolution was … Continue reading

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Clean Power Plan (111d) and South Carolina

June 2nd, 2014 should prove to be a historic day for clean energy in South Carolina. As Governor Haley signed into law landmark solar legislation (S.1189), the EPA released new rules to address carbon pollution from existing power plants. Click … Continue reading

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This Week’s News, May 20th

We’ve reached the final leg of the solar race in South Carolina. Last week, S.1189 moved out of a key House committee with unanimous and bipartisan support. The legislation will now be taken up on the floor of South Carolina … Continue reading

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This Week’s News, April 23rd

As coastal communities like Folly Beach battle against rising seas and a U.S. Senator from another state tours the southeast to learn more about the impact of climate change on our region, South Carolina elected officials continue to do the … Continue reading

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Sunrise in South Carolina

Sunrise is breaking in South Carolina for solar power. A comprehensive piece of solar legislation took a significant step forward this week as the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 19-1 in support of  S.1189. The full senate will now be considering … Continue reading

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This Week’s News, March 13th

The solar industry had a banner year in 2013 growing its U.S. market by 41%. Read More  Both of South Carolina’s neighboring states, Georgia (#7) and North Carolina (#3), now find themselves ranked in the top ten states nationally for … Continue reading

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This Week’s News, February 11th

The City of Charleston has passed a resolution urging the South Carolina Legislature to enact policies that advance solar and other renewable energy resources. The resolution specifically mentions the current solar leasing legislation (S.536/H.3425) now before the senate and house. … Continue reading

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This Week’s news, January 16th 2014

Hey South Carolina, it’s time to get serious about solar. That’s a primary theme running through a new report on solar energy by the state’s Energy Advisory Council (EAC).  As the country and neighboring states have forged ahead on deploying … Continue reading

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