Category Archives: Energy

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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Clemson Extension helping restore habitat lost to fragmented landscapes

[caption id="attachment_9155" align="alignleft" width="1407"] T.J. Savereno and his fellow forestry and wildlife Extension agents teach farmers and landowners how to restore animal populations, attract native pollinators, filter stormwater runoff, improve water and air quality and reduce soil erosion.Image Credit: Jim Melvin / Clemson University[/caption] LEE COUNTY, South Carolina — In a landscape increasingly fragmented by…
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World of Energy is the Upstate Headquarters for a Cosmic Phenomenon

Upcoming lecture to kick off series of events leading to 2017 total solar eclipse SENECA, S.C. – A once-in-a-lifetime cosmic phenomenon is headed upstate South Carolina’s way, and Duke Energy’s World of Energy at Oconee Nuclear Station wants to help you get ready. That’s why, on Tuesday, Oct. 25 at 10 a.m., the World of…
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Make it an even dozen: Duke Energy economic development team honored by Site Selection magazine — again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – For the 12th consecutive year, Duke Energy has been named to Site Selection magazine’s annual list of “Top Utilities in Economic Development.” In the magazine’s September edition, it credits Duke Energy's economic development team and its successful collaboration with state and local partners for delivering more than $3.5 billion in capital investments…
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