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Sep 21, 2023

Savannah River Site ahead of fiscal schedule on plutonium disposition

Contractor employees at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site recently completed their 100th plutonium downblend in fiscal year 2023 as part of the ongoing activities to remove plutonium from South Carolina.

Sep 1, 2023

South Carolina businesses benefit from $266M in federal clean energy funding

Grants totaling $2.66 million have been awarded to 17 South Carolina businesses.

Jun 12, 2023

South Carolina governor issues order to establish plans for state’s energy future

The order establishes a working group to ensure the state has the energy capacity needed for the future

May 12, 2023

South Carolina Research Authority joins clean energy initiative

The South Carolina Research Authority has been selected to receive up to $1 million as a core member of a team that will explore ways to develop clean energy in the Carolinas

Apr 26, 2023

Sumter lands $66M plant — here’s what it will make

SEM Wafertech Inc. and Solar4America Technology Inc., both owned by renewable energy company SPI Energy Co. Ltd., will establish a presence in South Carolina with a $65.9 million investment in Sumter County.

Apr 10, 2023

How this Charleston energy plant is powering homes on Long Island

The facility recently became the first cable production plant on U.S. soil to produce undersea cable to be used at a wind farm based here, and the only facility in the country capable of manufacturing high voltage subsea cables.

Dec 22, 2022

Greenville firm continues buying spree with purchase of Oklahoma power service company

IPS, a Greenville-based company that offers single-source solutions for industrial and commercial power and mechanical processes, has acquired Evans Enterprises Inc.

Dec 16, 2022

Pendleton company awarded funding to improve environmental safety of turbines

The Department of Energy’s Water Power Technologies Office has awarded a Pendleton company $1.15 million to continue development of biodegradable, biobased and nontoxic lubricants.

Dec 1, 2022

Billion-dollar lighting company unveils its headquarters in Greenville

It all started with Thomas Edison — and a lightbulb. Current, a commercial and industrial lighting business dedicated to providing end-to-end lighting solutions, unveiled its corporate headquarters in Greenville

Nov 29, 2022

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions launches youth apprenticeship program

Savannah River Nuclear Solutions has launched a pilot program employing area high school students as apprentices at the Savannah River Site. Two high school seniors are the first participants in the program designed to develop future

Nov 9, 2022

Savannah River Mission Completion partners with college for project

Savannah River Mission Completion has partnered with Claflin University to challenge students to improve the method for removing and replacing radioactively contaminated equipment inside the Savannah River Site's salt waste processing

Oct 12, 2022

Grant funding available for diesel emissions reduction

Diesel emissions reduction projects can now receive grant funding through the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control. DHEC has $299,000 available for fiscal year 2022 to help county, city and local governments, private