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3:48 am on Tuesday June 5, 2012

Watch Venus pass before the sun today

Jan Herold/Wikipedia On Tuesday, June 5, Venus will transit the sun during sunset— and it will be 105 years until it happens again. From about 6:06 to 8:33 p.m. Venus will cross in front of the sun, appearing as a small black speck — to be sure,...
10:12 am on Monday June 4, 2012

Venus to pass before the sun on Tuesday's sunset

Jan Herold/Wikipedia The 2004 transit of Venus. On Tuesday, June 5, Venus will transit the sun during sunset in Beaufort — and it will be 105 years until it happens again. From about 6:06 to 8:33 p.m. Venus will cross in front of the sun, appearing...
10:04 am on Monday June 4, 2012

Come watch Venus pass before the sun on Tuesday

Image by Jan Herold/Wikipedia The 2004 transit of Venus.On Tuesday, June 5, Venus will transit the sun during sunset in Charleston — and it will be 105 years until it happens again. From about 6:06 to 8:33 p.m. Venus will cross in front of the sun...
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...
9:20 am on Thursday October 6, 2011

Garden City small business owner talks solar power

Flickr user Abi Skipp In recent weeks the solar industry has gotten an undeserved black eye thanks to the bankruptcy of a California based solar company, Solyndra. But one Garden City solar business is seeing green in more ways than one.  SCnow.com...
10:27 am on Wednesday July 13, 2011

Ocean Lakes Campground shows the greener side to camping

Flickr user Jesse Wagstaff Cleaning the Solar Panels One local RV camping resort is really pushing their green initiative and guest are pleasantly pleased. Ocean Lakes Campground kicked off their iCare Program this season to much success. Already...
5:15 am on Thursday April 21, 2011

More Myrtle Beach area property owners are considering solar power

Photo by Mike Baker Everyone loves the idea of solar power for their home or business. But the costs of getting set up to convert solar radiation into AC power have been prohibitively expensive in the past.    But like all things technology, the...
12:59 pm on Monday April 18, 2011

South Carolina's largest solar station dedicated today

Flikr Users: Living Off Grid Since this past December, workers have been installing 1,300 solar panels on the ground and roof at Santee Cooper's location on Mr. Joe White Avenue. Today, the fruits of their labor have come to fruition with a...
9:11 pm on Thursday March 24, 2011

SC & Myrtle Beach Green with Power

Flickr User Andreas Demmelbauer Seems like you can't turn around these days with-out hearding about some new Green Project hitting our area...and that's a good thing! This new found Green Initiative seems to have been kicked off by the City of North...
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