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 billions of dollars out of state annually for energy fuels like coal, natural gas, gasoline, and diesel. 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.
Electric Vehicles are Gaining Ground in the Southeast as Billions of Investment Dollars Flow
The Southeast electric vehicle market continues growing even as supportive public policies are lagging. But the policy landscape may change as over 40% of the nation's EV and supply chain investment has…
Putting South Carolina State Decision Makers in the Driver’s Seat
Where the Rubber Meets the Road South Carolina state lawmakers and agency decision-makers got to experience electric vehicle technology during an EV Ride and Drive event this past week in Columbia. The…
Prevailing Winds: Building Momentum Offshore
With 1-5 GW of offshore wind capacity, South Carolina is poised to become a key part of efforts to catalyze offshore wind energy, strengthen the domestic supply chain, and create jobs.