South Carolina has immense potential for renewable energy and the clean energy economy of the 21st century. South Carolina has among the best wind and solar resources of the region, even as our citizens are being affected by climate change and the impacts of costly fossil fuel energy. South Carolinians send more than 8 billion dollars out of state annually for energy fuels like coal, natural gas, and petroleum. But developing local energy resources, like solar, wind, energy efficiency, and transitioning to electric vehicles, would keep more of our money in-state while creating jobs and providing for cleaner air and water. The opportunity of the clean energy economy is too great for South Carolina to pass up, yet to realize this opportunity, engaged citizenry and proactive leaders must overcome entrenched interests by speaking up and calling for clean energy now.

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Duke Energy Wants You to Pay More for Using Less Energy

Duke Energy has proposed a bill hike for all of its South Carolina customers that is unjustified, inequitable, and bad for consumers. A key piece of Duke's proposal is to triple the hidden…

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SCE&G at the Crossroads for Energy Efficiency

What might have happened if SCE&G and South Carolina's political leadership had invested in energy efficiency, rather than the V.C. Summer nuclear plant? Will they now heed the lesson and embrace efficiency, the proven least-cost energy resource?

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Legislators Shine Light on Energy Competition in SC

Update, Jan. 17, 2019: Representative Peter McCoy (R - Charleston) has introduced a companion bill in the House - the South Carolina Energy Freedom Act (H. 3659). On the first day of…

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