New study demonstrates the effectiveness of aggressive state energy efficiency policies. Overall in 2010, electric efficiency programs saved enough to power over 9.7 million U.S. homes for one year, and avoided the generation of 78 million metric tons of carbon dioxide. Electric efficiency savings were achieved at an average cost of 4.3 cents per kWh, less than the cost of any other source of new power. Read More.
BMW continues to expand their renewable energy investments in the upstate. Read More.
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