Greenville-based Laurens Electric Cooperative (LEC) will construct a 100-kilowatt community solar farm this summer, with plans to break ground in June.
Roadway energy harvesting might not be a new idea, but linking it with the Internet of Things may at least bring new possibilities. That’s the hope of Greenville-based SC Launch firm Constructis, which is one step closer to its plan to blend zero-emission autonomous energy with connected sensors for roadways.
Duke Energy last week issued a request for proposals (RFP) for about 53 megawatts (AC) of utility-scale solar capacity to be in-service in its South Carolina service areas by the end of 2016.
Trailside, located off Watkins Bridge Road along the Greenville Health System Swamp Rabbit Trail, is Greenville’s first community built according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s rigorous Challenge Home standards and the first in the entire country built to the European Active House standards, a designation that represents the highest standards for indoor air quality, resource efficiency, energy efficiency, daylighting and thermal comfort.