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Solar Energy & South Carolina: Myths, Facts, and Answers

How does South Carolina compare to neighboring states? South Carolina has fallen far behind neighboring states in the region when it comes to installed and planned solar capacity. North Carolina has installed 51 times more solar (388 megawatts) than South … Continue reading

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This Week’s News, January 9th, 2013

The SC Public Service Commission (PSC) was recently presented with compelling information on economic development opportunities related to solar, offshore wind, and energy efficiency. Experts in these various fields covered the clean energy resources available in South Carolina and the … Continue reading

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SCE&G Gives Clean Energy Fund $1 When Customers “Go Paperless”

Looking for an easy way to support renewable energyin South Carolina? Go paperless with your electricity bill and SCE&G will donate $1 to the Palmetto CleanEnergy fund (PaCE). Read More

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Renewables Protect Against Long-term Fossil Fuel Costs

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 … Continue reading

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National Speakers To Talk Energy in SC

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

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Investigation Into Duke-Progress Merger Leads to Settlement

A settlement has been reached between Duke Energy and NC regulators over the company’s merger with Progress Energy. This ends an investigation into the removal of former Progress CEO Bill Johnson just hours after he took the reins of the … Continue reading

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Former Progress CEO to Lead Tennessee Valley Authority

Bill Johnson, former CEO of Progress Energy and the CEO ousted by Duke Energy just after the two utilities finalized their $35 billion merger, has been selected to lead the Tennessee Valley Authority. Read More

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Santee Cooper Under Scrutiny

South Carolina’s state-owned utility, Santee Cooper, is facing a range of accusations and tough questions about a culture and business model that is resulting in an array of challenges for the company and its customers. Read More

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SC Electricity Rates on the Rise

Electricity rates in South Carolina are receiving more and more scrutiny as they continue to rise for many utility customers. Read More Here or Here

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How Do Utilities Stack Up?

Duke Energy is leading the Southeast in energy efficiency. Take a look at where our other utilities rank. Read More

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