Antiquated Electric Utility Model Under Pressure

As distributed energy technologies like solar continue to proliferate, how will utilities transition to a new business model? Here is an excellent assessment of the challenges and opportunities that currently face the electricity sector.
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Climate Change Hero On SC Television

South Carolina meteorologist Jim Gandy is taking a stand on climate change and working to educate the public about this threat. As he puts it, “Given the volume of research that’s been done, you cannot claim that you don’t believe the science, based on the science. You can say, ‘I don’t believe it because I am politically opposed to science.’ You can do that. It’s incorrect, but you can do it.”
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Google Demands More From Electric Utilities

Over 60% of Fortune 500 companies have greenhouse gas reduction targets, yet utilities are failing to offer sufficient clean energy options to businesses like Google that demand more access to renewables. That could be changing in North Carolina because of a new Duke Energy proposal.
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NC Benefits From Renewable Energy Policies

North Carolina’s clean energy policies have proven to be a boon for their economy and a cost saver for utility customers.  Even as electricity rates continue to rise and unemployment remains high in South Carolina, our elected leaders remain reluctant to learn from our neighbor’s successes.
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Public Demands Santee Cooper Remove Coal Ash From River Banks

The public calls for Santee Cooper to remove the coal ash from 82 acres of retention ponds on the banks of the Waccamaw River in Conway. Other utilities in the South Carolina (SCE&G) have opted for removal of coal ash when dealing with similar situations.
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Free Times: Over-Regulation Stifles Solar in SC

The InterTech Group in North Charleston has been a vocal supporter of eliminating barriers for solar investments in South Carolina. As noted in a recent report from the Free Times, they are bidding on projects in Georgia because there isn’t the opportunity to make these investments here in the Palmetto State.
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Sun News: Utilities Should Stop Obstructing Electricity Markets

As the Sun News recently put it, “Utilities need to get out of the way and allow solar power to make more inroads in South Carolina, allow consumers the chance to lower their electricity bills, and allow a bit of free market competition in the industry.”
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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).
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Utah Passes Free Market Financing Policy For Clean Energy

Utah has passed legislation that makes commercial and industrial financing more accessible for energy efficiency and clean energy projects. This policy is expected to cut costs for businesses while stimulating growth in the state’s clean energy sector.
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Georgetown Times: Solar A Good Idea, Lots Of Potential

The Georgetown Times makes the case for solar leasing in South Carolina.
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