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11:29 am on Sunday July 20, 2014

Feds to announce SC ocean wind tracts in North Myrtle Beach

South Carolina's nascent wind power industry will take a significant step forward in September when the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management identifies the offshore tracts available for lease to wind power farms. It is also significant that the...
10:43 am on Saturday February 25, 2012

Locally owned Wind Turbines hopes to create renewable energy source

Flickr user borisvolodnikov On Thursday, a wind turbine display got quite a bit of attention--and helped to spread the word of turning wind into renewable energy. "South Carolina has been slow in getting onto the renewable energy grid, but it's...
1:27 am on Saturday December 3, 2011

Boeing unveils its massive rooftop solar panel project

Image by Flickr user Chandra Marsono Boeing was abuzz about green energy on Friday as it unveiled one of the most powerful single rooftop solar installations in the United States and the largest in the Southeast. The planned 2.6-megawatt rooftop...
10:00 am on Monday May 30, 2011

Boeing, SCE&G partner for massive renewable energy project (update: N.C. company hired to install panels)

Image by Flickr user Chandra MarsonoUpdate May 30: A North Carolina company has been hired to install the solar panels on North Charleston's Boeing plant. The Raleigh-based Baker Renewable Energy has signed on to install about 10 acres of solar...
4:10 am on Monday April 5, 2010

Duke Energy talk to use more renewable resources by burning trees alarms advocates

Image by Flickr user Let Ideas Compete Duke Energy is laying plans to get 12.5% of its energy from renewable sources and has said it's keeping the option open to harvest and burn whole trees -- a statement that has alarmed green energy advocates...
2:21 am on Friday October 2, 2009

Got a renewable energy idea? The S.C. Energy Office might have $500,000 for you

Image by Flickr user thaths Image by 20091001-bike.jpg I say we teach everyone how to ride a bike. Where's my $500K? The South Carolina Energy Office has a total of $2.8 million to give out to in-state non-profits with big ideas on renewable energy...
4:46 pm on Monday May 19, 2008

Selling solar power a challenge in S.C.

Image by flickr user jhritzImage by 20080519solar.jpg Selling excess energy produced by solar panels is an increasingly popular practice, but one that's seen little adoption in South Carolina. A handful of South Carolina residents and businesses are...
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