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May 7, 2012


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New Nuclear Reactors Under Scrutiny

Monday, May 7, 2012

Southern Company’s new nuclear reactors proposed in Georgia are under a microscope from a diverse array of interested parties. Read More

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New Industry Coalition to Expand Deployment of Solar Energy

Monday, May 7, 2012

Dow Corning CEO Bob Hansen is among the founding members of a new CEO-level industry coalition called the Global Solar Council that will work to expand the global deployment of solar energy in a sustainable and cost-competitive way. Read More

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SC Suing Federal Government

Monday, May 7, 2012

South Carolina is suing the federal government over the Department of Energy’s decision to shut down the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste storage facility in Nevada. Read More

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Webcast to Discuss Planned Nuclear Reactos

Monday, May 7, 2012

Upcoming SCANA webcast will discuss company performance and provide an update on two planned nuclear reactors in Jenkinsville, SC. Read More

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Warm Winter Caused Decreased Earning in Utilities

Monday, May 7, 2012

An unusually warm winter has resulted in decreased first quarter earnings for SCANA, Progress and other utilities across the country. Read More Here or Here

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SC Laws Prevent Zero-Cost Solar Installations

Monday, May 7, 2012

Morgan Stanley makes another $300M available to provide homeowners with zero-cost solar installations.  Current South Carolina laws related to third-party energy sales prevent residents from taking advantage of this increasingly popular mechanism for financing rooftop solar projects. Read More

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Cost of Solar Like to Drop

Monday, May 7, 2012

A new report from McKinsey (Solar power: Darkest before dawn) finds that underlying PV costs are likely to continue to drop as manufacturing capacity doubles over the next three to five years. Read More

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Initiatives for Local-Level Energy Efficiency

Monday, May 7, 2012

A new report from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy details successful energy efficiency initiatives underway at the local level. Read More

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Offshore Wind: A Winner!

Monday, May 7, 2012

Offshore wind continues to be touted as an economic winner for South Carolina. Read More

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Myths versus Reality of Solar Energy

Monday, May 7, 2012

The Baker Center for Public Policy has released a new analysis comparing incentives for solar with historical incentives for fossil fuels.  The myth is that solar energy has achieved little despite huge subsidies. The reality is that solar has achieved a great deal despite relatively low subsidies. Read More

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