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Friday, November 24, 2017

More VC Summer fallout: 250 losing jobs at pipe facility in...

The facility had supported the construction of a nuclear plant near the Midlands community of Jenkinsville.

Duke Energy may ask for SC rate hike to recoup costs...

State Rep. Bill Sandifer, a Republican from Seneca, was the first co-sponsor of the Base Load Review Act, which shifted the risk for nuclear power plant construction to ratepayers.

How one Upstate entrepreneur is turning discarded plastic into profit

Caleb Lewis lives by the saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.”

Business from Mexico supporting GE jobs in Greenville

GE said its power turbine factory in Greenville has received an order for two 7HA.01 turbines from the Mexican unit of Iberdrola, a Spanish electric utility.

Pennsylvania power plant will use Greenville-made turbine

A power plant in Birdsboro, Pa., will generate electricity by burning natural gas in a 7HA.02 turbine that GE will make at its gas turbine plant in Greenville.

SC gains more than 1,000 solar jobs in 2016

National Solar Jobs Census finds solar employment increased in 44 of the 50 states, grew by 25 percent nationwide.

Duke Energy donates more than $1M to Upstate conservation projects

Duke Energy is going green with its latest round of donations and grants.

Duke Energy continues coal ash cleanup along the Saluda River

Duke Energy recently hauled more than 650,000 tons of coal ash from its W.S. Lee Steam Station in Anderson County.

Greenville exec takes charge of Duke’s economic development efforts

Clark Gillespy becomes senior VP of economic development for the utility, while Kodwo Ghartey-Tagoe takes over as South Carolina president.

Clemson study spotlights state’s solar capabilities

Study: South Carolina's total solar capacity would be enough to power more than 7 million homes.

Piedmont Natural Gas issues annual winter forecast; predicts colder weather, higher...

Upcoming winter expected to be significantly colder than last year's warmer-than-normal winter period. Residential customers could see increase in Piedmont Natural Gas monthly bills.

Summit Solar aims to help the Upstate adopt more green technologies

Summit Solar co-founders Josh Williams and Derek Landino want to make one thing clear – their company has no intention of leaving Greenville. In fact, the duo is here to curate a more sustainable Upstate for future generations.

Duke Energy completes acquisition of Piedmont Natural Gas

Piedmont will retain its name and both companies are headquartered in Charlotte. Acquisition adds 1 million natural gas customers to Duke Energy's customer base.

Duke Energy economic development team honored by Site Selection magazine

For the 12th consecutive year, Duke Energy has been named to Site Selection magazine’s annual list of “Top Utilities in Economic Development.”

Duke Energy solar rebate program issues $5M to SC customers

Almost one year after its launch, the Duke Energy Solar Rebate Program has paid about $5 million in rebates its South Carolina customers who have invested in solar power.

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