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Southeastern Coastal Wind Conference

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

The Southeastern Coastal Wind Conference highlights our region’s large offshore wind resource and the economic development potential that it represents.  Read More

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Savannah River biomass facility will open

Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Savannah River Site will begin operating their biomass facility this month reducing GHG emissions by 100,000 tons per year and decrease water withdrawal from the Savannah River by 2.8 billion gallons per year. Read More

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Expanding Renewables in the Upstate

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

BMW continues to expand their renewable energy investments in the upstate.  Read More.

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Clemson Wind-Turbine Test Facility Nears Completion

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

The Clemson Wind-Turbine Test Facility nears completion. “This will be a hub for quality control testing for anything up to 15 mega watts for the world,” business development director, Elizabeth Colbert-Busch said. “This is a test facility that is world class state-of-the-art.” Read More

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Large Solar Energy Farm Debuts in North Carolina

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Kings Mountain Solar, a new solar energy farm, began generating enough power for 616 average-sized homes today.  With a total of 22,000 solar panels, it is one of the largest projects in the state. Read More: http://www.power-eng.com/news/2012/01/1583449588/duke-energy-one-of-north-carolina-s-largest-solar-farms-debuts-in-kings-mountain.html

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Investigating Wind Potential in SC

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Duke Energy and AWS Truepower LLC are conducting a federally-funded study of wind energy potential off the coast of the Carolinas. Read More: http://www.charlestonbusiness.com/news/42357-duke-energy-to-study-offshore-wind-potential-in-south-carolina

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Clean Energy Growth in North America

Monday, January 9, 2012

In North America, private venture and corporate investments in clean energy tech grew 30% over 2010. Read more: http://thinkprogress.org/romm/2012/01/09/400458/cleantech-venture-investments-grew-2011-solar/?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed&mobile=nc

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Local Opinion: Energy Efficient Light Bulbs

Monday, January 9, 2012

A Myrtle Beach engineer explains why transitioning to more efficient light bulbs makes sense for America’s energy future. http://www.myrtlebeachonline.com/2012/01/09/2588177/shining-light-on-the-bulb-ban.html

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Virginia's Clean Energy Path

Monday, January 9, 2012

Virginia’s republican governor understands the need to invest in clean energy resources and supports the policies to make it happen. http://www.nawindpower.com/e107_plugins/content/content.php?content.9172

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Clean Energy Around the World

Friday, January 6, 2012

China is increasing it’s solar targets by 50%, and India is on pace to reach it’s aggressive 2020 solar targets. What are we doing to compete in the new clean energy economy? http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/news/article/2011/12/asia-report-china-takes-sharp-turn-in-push-for-solar-energy?cmpid=WNL-Wednesday-December21-2011 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/29/business/energy-environment/in-solar-power-india-begins-living-up-to-its-own-ambitions.html?_r=1

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