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Friday, March 23, 2018

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

Glen Raven to build $2M solar farm at Upstate manufacturing center

Glen Raven Inc. plans to build a $2 million solar farm at its Sunbrella manufacturing center in Anderson, South Carolina. The 1000-kW project will become the largest solar energy installation in South Carolina owned by a privately held company.

Feds approve 30 more years for Duke Energy Keowee-Toxaway hydro project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved Duke Energy to operate its Keowee-Toxaway Hydroelectric Project for another 30 years.

Duke proposes nearly $5 in monthly fuel savings

If approved by the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSCSC), the new fuel rates, which would go into effect Oct. 1, would be the lowest since 2006.

Duke Energy sets record for summertime electricity use

Duke Energy’s customers in the Carolinas set a summertime record for electricity use as the region's lingering heat wave drove up energy demand.

New composting facility unveiled at Twin Chimneys Landfill

Spartanburg-based Atlas Organics on Friday unveiled its new composting facility at the Twin Chimneys Landfill near Honea Path.

Duke proposes nearly $3 in monthly fuel savings

If approved by the Public Service Commission of South Carolina, the new fuel rates would be the lowest since 2006.

Pacolet Milliken partners in clean energy project

This cleaner source of electricity comes from a newly constructed renewable energy facility at the Potrero Hills Landfill in Suisun City, Calif.

LEC to build first community solar project in Upstate

Greenville-based Laurens Electric Cooperative (LEC) will construct a 100-kilowatt community solar farm this summer, with plans to break ground in June.

Duke Energy names Bausch & Lomb as a Power Partner

Duke Energy recognized Bausch & Lomb in Greenville for the company’s responsible use of energy and for creating lasting value for the organization and the community it serves.

Solar tour to showcase benefits of solar energy

The Winter Sun Solar Tour on Jan. 23 from noon to 4 p.m. will offer participants an opportunity to observe four homes powered by solar energy.

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