July 2019

SC ENERGY SUCCESS: City of Myrtle Beach

The City of Myrtle Beach, named one of the “best family beach vacations in the USA” by the US News and World Report, draws over 11 million tourists every year. Locals, mixed with an increasing amount of tourists, lead to traffic and congestion. To...

Energy Office Mini-grant Applications Due August 2nd

The Office of Regulatory Staff - Energy Office (Energy Office) is now taking applications for mini-grants. The US Department of Energy provides the Energy Office with funds to support high-impact competitive demonstration projects in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy, alternative...

SAVE THE DATE: ASCEM Fall Conference - October 10, 2019

Dedicated to helping members reduce energy use, the Association of South Carolina Energy Managers (ASCEM) is composed of facility and energy managers in state agencies, local governments, schools, colleges, and other facilities.
 
ASCEM’s Fall Conference will be held...

Fall Accredited Commercial Energy Manager (ACEM) Class

WHEN: October 14-18, 2019

WHERE: 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,...

Utility Program Info Sheets Available

Many electric and natural gas utilities have energy efficiency and renewable energy incentives available for customers. Each year, the Energy Office compiles a list of incentives for the Demand Side Management...

Rock Hill Unveils All-Electric Bus Fleet

When Rock Hill set out to launch its first full-scale bus system, it wanted to try something different. Well, all the rides on the MyRide system will be free and all seven buses in the fleet will be 100 percent electric. The really different part, though...

Cost-free Verification of ENERGY STAR Applications

Not all buildings can afford to certify
There’s no fee to apply for ENERGY STAR certification, but applications do require review by a professional engineer or a registered architect who is able to verify that energy performance...