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Graduate students Nawraj Sapkota and Janak Basel work in the lab of Apparao Rao at the Clemson Nanomaterials Institute. (Photo/Clemson University)
Apr 24, 2024

How Clemson University research could affect your access to lithium ion batteries

While the availability of lithium iode batteries is expected to wane, researchers are looking to extend that supply by …

South Carolina was awarded nearly $125 million in federal funding Monday to launch new statewide programs that will expand residential-serving community solar and grow its clean energy workforce, fueling renewable energy solutions to the Palmetto State’s growing energy generation demands. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 22, 2024

South Carolina awarded nearly $125 million to grow solar, clean energy programs

The state was one of 60 successful applicants for funding through the $7 billion Solar for All Program administered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

The South Carolina Department of Transportation will host 20 public open house meetings across the state to provide an update on the state’s efforts to support the electric vehicle industry and ecosystem as it kicks off the SC+EV Initiative. (Photo/DepositPhotos)
Apr 17, 2024

South Carolina’s electric vehicle charging infrastructure topic of upcoming meetings

The sessions will provide an update on the state’s efforts to support the electric vehicle industry and ecosystem

Dec 19, 2023

Mount Pleasant Native Celebrates 55 Years of Service with Dominion Energy

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Raymond Scott learned a long time ago that you don’t always have to be the person in charge to be a leader. This December, the 76-year-old Mount Pleasant native celebrated 55 years of service with Dominion Energy. “I learned to keep moving and stay happy and everything else will take care of […]

Dec 8, 2023

HSGS-Ameresco Awarded Contract to Construct 6.25MW Generation Plant at Military Ocean Terminal Concord

SUMMERVILLE, SC AND CONCORD, CA. – HSGS-Ameresco, LLC, a joint venture certified as a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business by the Small Business Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs, today announced it has been awarded a contract for the construction of a 6.25MW backup power generation plant and underground transmission lines at Military Ocean […]

Aug 10, 2023

New Poll Finds Growing Support for South Carolina’s Clean Energy Economy

Columbia, S.C. – Conservatives for Clean Energy-South Carolina (CCE-SC) released a new statewide poll today showing strong voter support for clean energy in the Palmetto State. The South Carolina statewide survey was conducted via IVR and Online (Text-to-Web) Interviews from June 23 – June 27 among a random sample of[...]

Jul 20, 2023

Dominion Energy Offering Double Incentive Through Small Business Energy Solutions Program

CAYCE, S.C. – For a limited time, Dominion Energy South Carolina small businesses that have completed an energy analysis through the company’s Small Business Energy Solutions Program may qualify for a double incentive payout for installing new, qualified unitary HVAC and/or food service equipment through the EnergyWise for Your Business Program. Eligible small business customers […]

Jun 28, 2023

Parker’s Hires Oil and Gas Supply Chain Veteran Ricky A. John as Vice President of Fuel

Parker’s – a nationally acclaimed convenience store company and food service leader – recently hired oil and gas distribution veteran Ricky A. John as Vice President of Fuel. In his new position at Parker’s, John creates, oversees and identifies actions to execute the strategic vision of the Parker’s fuel department wh[...]

Apr 25, 2023

Dominion Energy South Carolina Recognized as Easiest To Do Business With Second Year in a Row

Cayce, S.C. – Dominion Energy South Carolina has been named as one of the ‘Easiest To Do Business With’ utilities nationally for the second year in a row, according to Escalent, a top data analytics and advisory firm. Dominion Energy is one of 46 utilities scoring high marks in customer effort. Escalent completed approxima[...]

Apr 13, 2023

Renewables Can Lead the Way to Economic Success and Energy Independence

The economy has certainly taken its toll on South Carolinian’s pocketbooks over the last year. At the grocery store, at the gas pump, and everywhere in between, Palmetto State residents can’t seem to catch a break from inflation. Unfortunately, it doesn’t look like the worst is over. Now, increased electricity rates are lo[...]

Apr 10, 2023

How this Charleston energy plant is powering homes on Long Island

Electric vehicles and the batteries needed to power them have made most of the manufacturing headlines in South Carolina recently, but other segments of the clean energy revolution are making the news and history here as well. One Charleston company has taken a groundbreaking role in a more climate friendly way of getting electr[...]

Aug 3, 2022

Ingevity Corp. spends $385M, buys dual companies and invests in another

  Ingevity Corp. of North Charleston has had a busy week already. The company on Tuesday announced it is buying two companies in a $325 million cash transaction and investing $60 million to acquire an equity stake in another. In addition, the company announced record net sales of $419.9 million in its second-quarter report,[...]