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South Carolina PSC Courageously REJECTS Dominion IRP

In a rare show of regulatory independence, the SC PSC unanimously voted to reject DESC's IRP - making this the most significant decision handed down by the seven-member PSC so far.

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Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast: Duke Energy (Part 2)

SACE tracks carbon emissions and planned generation in its annual report entitled "Tracking Decarbonization in the Southeast" to answer the question of whether or not the power sector is decarbonizing at a…

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The Ins and Outs of Trump's New Offshore Drilling Action

On Tuesday, September 8, President Trump announced a memorandum halting portions of his Administration's previous proposal to vastly expand offshore drilling around the United States, while ignoring the rest of his massive…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Democratic Nominee for South Carolina Senator Jaime Harrison

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Jaime Harrison, the Democratic nominee for South Carolina's Senator. Also in this series we profile Lindsey Graham, the incumbent Senator and Republican…

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Where the Candidates Stand On Energy: Republican Nominee for South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham

In this blog, we examine the policies and positions of Lindsey Graham, the incumbent Senator and Republican nominee for South Carolina's Senator. Also in this series we profile Jaime Harrison, the Democratic…

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Policy Matters: 'Solar in the Southeast' Annual Report (Part 2)

In part two of our blog series about the current 'Solar in the Southeast' Annual Report, we examine policies behind the performance.

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Santee Cooper ownership might change hands: Five things that surprised us in the report

The fate of South Carolina’s state-owned utility Santee Cooper came more into focus last week as a key report detailed several potential future scenarios for the utility. Read on to see how…

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Join Together, Virtually, to Protect Our Coast Against Offshore Drilling

UPDATE: Hands Across the Sand will not be taking place in person this year due to the COVID crisis, however, you can help Hands Across the Sand make a statement this year…

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Bill Would Help Protect South Carolina Coast from Offshore Drilling

South Carolina Senator Chip Campsen has introduced a bill that would serve as a large step forward in protecting the coast from the impacts of offshore drilling. The Southern Alliance for Clean…

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SACE expresses "cautious optimism" with recent South Carolina PSC decision on solar

Last week, the South Carolina Public Service Commission (SC PSC) accepted petitions by SACE and other parties to reconsider and rehear key aspects of their decision from last year that would have…