Category Archives: Energy

AMWA Awards Honor Management Excellence at Drinking Water Utilities

St. Simons, Ga. – The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) honored 14 public drinking water systems with its top utility management awards on October 16 in ceremonies at its 2017 Executive Management Conference in St. Simons, Ga. Six systems received the Sustainable Water Utility Management Award, five received the Platinum Award for Utility Excellence…
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Progress Lighting Recognized as 2017 Supplier of the Year for Marketing Excellence by AD

GREENVILLE, S.C., Oct. 12, 2017 – Affiliated Distributors (AD), the largest contractor and industrial products wholesale buying group in North America, recently awarded national lighting manufacturer Progress Lighting with the 2017 Spirit of Independence Award, Supplier of the Year for Marketing Excellence. Progress Lighting and AD together provide unparalleled benefits to help independent distributors grow their businesses. Recently Progress…
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Solar Atmospheres Greenville, SC Facility Is Now Nadcap Approved for Furnace Brazing

Greenville, SC, September 25, 2017 - Solar Atmospheres Greenville, SC facility has for the second successive year expanded its scope of Nadcap approval:  this time to include vacuum furnace brazing for the growing aerospace manufacturing cluster in the Southeast US. Jon Collier, Quality Manager at Solar Atmospheres in Greenville, SC states, “Earning this Nadcap accreditation…
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Furman University Solar Farm Now Supplying Electricity To Campus

[caption id="attachment_13820" align="alignleft" width="1400"] The solar installation is located on six acres of land near the main campus entrance along Poinsett Highway and consists of 2,994 solar panels.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—After nearly eight months of preparation and the installation of 2,994 solar panels, Furman University’s new $1.7 million solar facility has gone online and is supplying…
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Hydrick To Serve On Panel At U.s. Petrochem Conference

[caption id="attachment_13763" align="alignleft" width="270"] Woody Hydrick[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C., (April 21, 2017) – Woody Hydrick, managing principal of Global Location Strategies, one of the country’s foremost site selection and economic development consulting firms, will be a panelist at the Northeast U.S. Petrochemical Construction Conference held June 19-20 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Hydrick and his fellow panelists will…
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E4 Carolinas Opens Charleston Office on Clemson Campus

E4 Carolinas, the trade association for Carolina energy companies and organizations, is opening its Charleston office with the assistance of Clemson University. The E4 Carolinas Charleston office will be located in the Zucker Family Graduate Education Center (ZFGEC) located at the Clemson University Restoration Institute in North Charleston. The ZFGEC is open to industry representatives…
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ARiES Energy hires 3 ahead of South Carolina expansion

Production, sales teams expand to support firm's record growth [caption id="attachment_12413" align="alignleft" width="225"] Justin Parrish[/caption] Knoxville, Tenn. and Greenville, S.C. -- ARiES Energy, a Knoxville-based alternative energy installer, announced today that it has added three employees.  Justin Parrish is the company’s first South Carolina representative, while Thomas Rose and Tim Chapman join ARiES’ Knoxville headquarters.…
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Barker book captures stories of life in the President’s Home

CLEMSON — For the 14 years he served as Clemson University’s president, James F. Barker ended most of his speeches with stories of life in the president’s home – usually involving spontaneous, sometimes poignant and sometimes hilarious, encounters with students who showed up on his doorstep. And for 14 years, his audiences have told him…
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TreesGreenville, Duke Energy partner to give away 750 Energy Saving Trees

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Dec. 2, 2016 - Arbor Day) – Fresh off the success of planting 10,000 trees in Greenville in just five years, TreesGreenville is teaming up with Duke Energy to provide free trees to Greenville neighborhoods as part of the Energy Saving Trees program. A grant from the Duke Energy Foundation will allow TreesGreenville…
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