May 2019

Legislature Approves Solar Bill That’s Intended to Help Customers Save on Power Bills

As the legislative session ended, South Carolina lawmakers approved a sweeping solar energy bill that will keep the state’s rooftop solar industry from collapsing and protect customers who seek to save money by installing sun panels on their homes.

The bill, the result of two years of...

Interactive Maps Posted to the Energy Office Website

Did you know the Energy Office hosts several interactive geographic information system (GIS) maps on its website?

  • The solar installations map displays solar photovoltaic systems and capacity in Dominion Energy South Carolina, Santee Cooper...

2019 ASCEM Spring Conference Recap

The Association of South Carolina Energy Managers (ASCEM) 2019 Spring Conference was held on Thursday, April 11th at Segra Park in Columbia. Dedicated to helping members reduce energy use, ASCEM is comprised of facility and energy managers in...

July 30: Take Action SC Environmental Educators Workshop

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...

South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s Breathe Better (B2) for Businesses

As the population and the number of businesses grow, so does the volume of vehicles on the road in a single day. This can be challenging for keeping the air in South Carolina clean and safe.

The good news is South Carolina does have clean air and is currently attaining all of the National...