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Solar Energy for the Win

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This isn't new news, but it might have flown underneath your radar:

Five S.C. schools awarded solar grants

Five South Carolina schools will soon begin generating electricity using roof-top solar panels as a result of being provided financial assistance from Palmetto Clean Energy (PaCE).

The five schools selected for funding include:

1. Bluffton High School (Beaufort County School Distric)

2. Dixie Plantation Educational Holdings LLC, Environmental Research Stations at Dixie Plantation (College of Charleston)

3. Griggs Road Elementary School (Clover School District)

4. Roper Mountain Science Center (Greenville County School District)

5. Whale Branch Early College High School (Beaufort County School District)

 
SE Alt Fuels Conference PDF Print E-mail
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Raleigh, N.C. (August 11, 2014) – The N.C. Clean Energy Technology Center is hosting the Southeast Alternative Fuel Conference and Expo at the Raleigh Convention Center, October 22-24.  Highlights of the event, the largest of its kind on the east coast in 2014, include plenary and breakout sessions with national and regional leaders, a 25,000 sq. ft. expo hall and an alternative fuel vehicle ride-and-drive, as well as five co-located events on the morning of the 22nd that will be free to conference attendees.

You can find out more information about the conference and register to attend by clicking here.

 
Ceremonial Bill Signing PDF Print E-mail
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On Wednesday, August 6, 2014, Governor Nikki Haley joined solar champion, Senator Greg Gregory (R-Lancaster), in the ceremonial bill signing of S.1189, the solar energy bill.  The South Carolina Sierra Club supported this important legislation in 2014, which incorporates distributed energy resource programs, net metering and third-party solar leasing in our state.  Here Sierra Club lobbyist, Benton Wislinski and Sierra Club solar organizer, Samantha Siegel, join Governor Nikki Haley in celebration of the bill's passage.

 
Understanding S.536/H.3425 PDF Print E-mail
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Here is a fact sheet on S.536/H.3425: The Energy System Freedom of Ownership Act: word & pdf.
 
Third-Party Solar Leasing Information PDF Print E-mail
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As electricity rates across South Carolina climb higher and higher, utility customers are looking for ways toease the strain of rising energy bills. Many customers want to generate their own electricity, but few canafford the high upfront costs of installing a renewable energy system. Using the power of free markets, H.3425 empowers any utility customer to finance their own renewable energy project with private capital.Through this policy, legislators can help utility customers lower their electric bills while simultaneouslycreating local jobs and improving South Carolina’s economy.
Click here to tell your representatives you want solar power in South Carolina.
Read more: Third-Party Solar Leasing Information
 
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