Category Archives: Energy

McCormick to begin receiving power from NTE Energy January 1

The new year will bring a new source of cleaner, more efficient energy to McCormick residents, when the town begins receiving power from NTE Energy. January 1 will mark the beginning of a 20-year power purchase agreement between NTE and McCormick that local officials say will provide significant wholesale price savings over what the town…
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Mock Line Strike Demonstration- South Carolina 811- October 30, 2018

Mock Line Strike & Hot Air Balloon Visit Greer to Educate Importance of Utility Safety GREER – Utility operators, contractors, emergency responders and public officials are invited to a unique pipeline safety event Tuesday, October 30th. The mock line strike, hosted by South Carolina 811, Greer CPW and Enertech LLC will demonstrate a natural gas…
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Deck the Halls with Energy Efficiency This Holiday Season

SCE&G shares lighting conservation and safety tips for the holidays CAYCE, S.C. (Nov. 20, 2018) It’s the season for decorating with festive lights, wreaths and bows. During this time of year, SCE&G shares tips on how to have a safe, bright and energy-efficient holiday. “Energy usage typically increases this time of year with many people…
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Global Solar Street Lighting Market

This report is based on synthesis, analysis, and interpretation of information gathered regarding the target market from various sources. Our analysts have analyzed the information and data and gained insights using a mix of primary and secondary research efforts with the primary objective to provide a holistic view of the market. Photovoltaic (PV) street lights,…
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Clemson to host world energy conference in the U.S. for the first time

NORTH CHARLESTON — There was a time when solar and wind energy were novelties. But today many of the world’s electrical grids — from South Africa to New York City — utilize some form of renewable energy to power their infrastructures. Experts agree this is just the tip of the iceberg and that so much…
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Moody’s Provides Greenville Water with AAA Score

Only nine water utilities across the country have achieved this rating. Greenville SC- August 8, 2018- Moody’s scored Greenville Water as ‘AAA’ in its Annual Issuer Comment last month. Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Credit ratings impact borrowing power and interest rates. The ‘AAA’ rating is…
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World’s largest wind turbine, to be tested by Clemson, wins engineering award

[caption id="attachment_22684" align="alignnone" width="1440"] MHI Vestas V164 9.5 megawatt wind turbine.Image Credit: MHI Vestas[/caption] NORTH CHARLESTON — MHI Vestas recently was awarded the Silver Medal in the category of renewable energy at the prestigious Edison Awards for its 9.5 megawatt offshore wind turbine, which it will test at Clemson University’s wind turbine-testing facility at the SCE&G Energy Innovation…
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Jackson Promotes Micah Manor to East Coast Event Manager

[caption id="attachment_21621" align="alignleft" width="220"] Micah Manor[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C. (April 12, 2018) – Jackson Marketing, Motorsports & Events, South Carolina’s second- largest integrated marketing communication and events agency, has promoted Micah Manor to East Coast event manager. Manor joined Jackson in 2007 as a part-time associate and later moved into a full-time role as a performance…
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Laurens Electric offers students free trips and scholarship opportunity

Laurens Electric Cooperative is offering four local students an expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C. or Columbia, S.C., this summer. The annual Washington Youth Tour and Cooperative Youth Summit contest includes submitting an application, securing two references and participating in an interview process. After co-op officials judge the entrants, four students will be awarded one of…
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Furman University Earns No. 8 Ranking In Sustainable Campus Index

[caption id="attachment_18408" align="alignnone" width="1140"] Furman earns the no. 8 overall ranking among baccalaureate institutions in the 2017 Sustainable Campus Index published by AASHE.[/caption] GREENVILLE, S.C.—Furman University has been recognized as one of the top 10 overall performers in the 2017 Sustainable Campus Index, claiming the eighth spot in the national rankings among baccalaureate institutions. The…
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