Category Archives: Energy

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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Renewable Water Resources recognizes industries for compliance excellency

GREENVILLE, S.C. - Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) honored 45 local companies for demonstrating excellent in compliance with environmental regulation at its 24th Annual Compliance Excellency Awards Banquet this month. The Compliance Excellency Awards are presented to local companies that are in compliance with ReWa's Sewer Use Regulation, said Joel Jones, Pretreatment Manager at ReWa. Plaques…
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ReWa receives Certificates of Achievement for Excellence in financial reporting

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Renewable Water Resources (ReWa) has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) for the Comprehensive and for the Popular Annual Financial Reports for Fiscal Year ended June 30, 2015. The GFOA established the Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting…
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Greer CPW receives APGA Safety award

GREER – The Greer Commission of Public Works was recently awarded the 2015 APGA Safety Contest Award from the American Public Gas Association. Greer CPW and 45 other winners were grouped into categories based on their annual man-hours worked, with CPW’s gas utility employees working 38,000- 70,000 man-hours annually. Greer CPW submitted for the award several months ago which…
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