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Tuesday, January 28, 2020

The energy crisis that never happened: What happens later?

By Belton Zeigler As recently as 2008, experts predicted a dire U.S. energy crisis by this time. In my last column, I surveyed the present...

Duke Energy proposes $10.4M electric vehicle program in South Carolina

The pilot program aims to increase electric vehicle charging options across the Palmetto State.

Fluor joint venture secures $14B contract to build LNG Canada facility

The company will help design and build a processing plant in British Columbia, where natural gas will be liquified for overseas export.

Green Tech Solution bringing 200 jobs to Cherokee County with new...

Green Tech Solution plans to invest $75 million in a new recycling facility in Blacksburg.

A survey of the U.S. energy landscape: The energy crisis that...

By Belton Zeigler In a 2003 article titled "The Coming Energy Crisis?" the authors issued a dire warning: "By every measure of petroleum security or vulnerability...

Clemson University to host conference on global energy challenges

The IEEE Electronic Power Grid (eGRID) Workshop and Conference will unite some of the globe’s leading experts so they can share ideas and solutions to the planet’s energy challenges.

Southern Current invests $30M in Anderson County solar developments

The Charleston-based company is investing $30 million in the projects.

Crown Holdings installs 1,300-MW solar array at Spartanburg facility

Annual production is anticipated to be approximately 1,310 megawatt hours/year of energy.

Duke Energy solar rebate program issues $50M to SC customers

The rebate program — designed to help defray the upfront cost of solar installation —  was launched after the Distributed Energy Resource Program Act (Act 336) passed in 2014.

Duke Energy Progress proposes rate increase for SC customers

Under the proposal, typical residential customers using 1,000 kilowatt-hours per month would see their bills increase from the current $121.47 to $124.71.

Fluor Corp. announces three new contracts

Fluor Corp. affiliates will provide contractor services for a liquified natural gas project in Canada, technical support for Shell UK assets in the Southern North Sea, and construction services for BYK USA Inc.'s additives process unit in Texas.

Fluor Corp. wins contract for integration of Marathon refineries

Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value into backlog in the first quarter of this year, according to a news release.

Renewable energy: South Carolina’s solar industry is on the rise but...

South Carolina’s solar industry is on the rise but faces challenges in the years to come, analysts say.

New natural gas plant begins operations in Anderson

Construction of the $700 million plant started in March 2015.

Duke Energy customer information may have been compromised in data breach

More than 300,000 Duke Energy customers in North and South Carolina may have had their personal and banking information stolen. Duke Energy announced on Tuesday,...

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