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Monday, September 24, 2018

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.

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.

Atlas Organics delivers 20 tons of compost to lower food waste

Spartanburg-based Atlas Organics delivered 20 tons of organic compost to Greenville’s Reedy River Farms and Legacy Charter Elementary School on Friday. The delivery signaled continued growth for the state’s Don’t Waste Food SC program.

Sunstore Solar Energy Solutions recognized for providing jobs and clean energy...

Local solar installer Sunstore Solar was recently named to an annual list of North America’s top solar contractors. Sunstore Solar achieved a rank of 143 out of 500 North American solar companies.

Laurens Electric Co-Op opens first community solar farm in S.C.

Laurens Electric Cooperative (LEC) celebrated an energy milestone on Tuesday with the announcement of its community solar farm program, a first for South Carolina. The solar program allows customers to purchase renewable energy for a monthly fee.

State’s first community solar farm goes live

Customers can participate in solar energy without installing panels on their rooftop, offering a renewable energy option to homeowners who cannot or choose not to install panels on their own homes

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