April 2019

Take Action SC Environmental Educators Workshop to be Held July 30th

Registration is now open for the Take Action SC Environmental Educators Workshop on July 30th at the Watt Family Innovation Center in Clemson, SC.

SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (SC DHEC) and Take Action SC will be hosting the annual environmental educators...

SC ENERGY SUCCESS: Kimberly-Clark

Kimberly-Clark manufactures a wide variety of paper products including Huggies diapers, Scott paper towels, and Kleenex tissues, among others. In 2007, the Three Rivers Solid Waste Authority (TRSWA) in Jackson, SC, partnered with the Kimberly-Clark...

General Electric of Greenville Receives Federal Wind Energy Research Grant

On March 13, 2019, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected nine projects totaling $6.2 million that will reduce environmental compliance costs and environmental impacts of land-based and offshore wind energy.

Funded by the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy's Wind...

Solar Foundation Releases Updated Interactive Solar Jobs Map

On March 20, 2019, the Solar Foundation released an updated map on the number of solar jobs in every state, metropolitan area, county, and congressional district, revealing how solar energy is supporting local economies nationwide. The interactive map can be viewed at...

Solar-powered Trash Cans Tested in South Carolina, Hawaii

Solar-powered trash cans are being tested in places like Myrtle Beach, S.C., and Hawaii to better promote environmental sustainability.

The city of Myrtle Beach has installed Clean Cube trash and recycling bins downtown that compact the items disposed in them and say “thank you” after an...

Registration Open for Boiler Efficiency Institute’s Boiler Course

The Boiler Efficiency Institute (BEI)’s Boiler Course will be held May 14-15, 2019 in Columbia. Details and registration are available on the Energy Office Calendar.

The goal of the workshop is to train a range of...

Savannah River Site Releases Request for Information on Utility-scale Solar

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), Managing & Operating Contractor for the U.S. Department of Energy's Savannah River Site (SRS), is issuing a Request for Information (RFI) seeking input for potential energy savings scope opportunities that may include solar energy integration and/or...