July 2018

Measuring the Impact of the 2017 Solar Eclipse

The total solar eclipse that happened in August 2017 was the first of its kind in nearly a century, traveling from coast to coast across United States. Given the significant amount of solar energy generation that has been added to the nation’s electric grid since this last occurred, this eclipse...

Hometown Economic Development Grant Announced

For the third year, the Municipal Association will offer Hometown Economic Development Grants to member cities and towns.

The Hometown Economic Development Grants were first awarded in 2016 in an effort to help cities...

New Solar Installer Classification with LLR

The SC Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (LLR) Classification for Residential Specialty Contractors has been updated to include a category for Solar Panel Installers. The South Carolina Residential Builders Commission (Commission) announced an amendment to its regulation,...

Energy Office Now Accepting Mini-grant Applications

The Office of Regulatory Staff - Energy Office (Energy Office) is now taking applications for mini-grants. The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded funding to the Energy Office to fund several high-impact competitive demonstration projects in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy,...

Fall Accredited Commercial Energy Manager (ACEM) Class

October 16-19, 2018

Shealy Electrical Wholesalers – Training Room

120 Saxe Gotha Rd.

West Columbia, SC 29172


The Association of South Carolina Energy Managers (ASCEM), in partnership with the Energy Office, will hold its fall...

A Look at Air Quality, Sustainability & Energy Innovation in the Upstate: REGISTER TODAY

August 17, 2018

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

TD Convention Center

1 Exposition Drive

Greenville, SC 29607

Join the Upstate Air Quality Advisory Committee and Ten at the Top on August 17th, 2018 for A Cleaner Future: A Look at...