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South Carolina was awarded nearly $125 million in federal funding Monday to launch new statewide programs that will expand residential-serving community solar and grow its clean energy workforce, fueling renewable energy solutions to the Palmetto State’s growing energy generation demands. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 22, 2024

South Carolina awarded nearly $125 million to grow solar, clean energy programs

The state was one of 60 successful applicants for funding through the $7 billion Solar for All Program administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation will host 20 public open house meetings across the state to provide an update on the state’s efforts to support the electric vehicle industry and ecosystem as it kicks off the SC+EV Initiative. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 17, 2024

South Carolina’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure topic of upcoming meetings

The sessions will provide an update on the state’s efforts to support the electric vehicle industry and ecosystem

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