Governor McMaster has proclaimed October as Energy Action Month, an event meant to encourage energy savings through efficiency and conservation.
The Office of Regulatory Staff - Energy Office is Energy in Action by implementing the first comprehensive State Energy Plan. More information can be found at ENERGY.SC.GOV/EnergyPlan.
The Energy Office is also working with public entities to reduce energy consumption. The Energy Office has been holding conferences and workshops in partnership with the Association of South Carolina Energy Managers (ASCEM) to educate energy managers on new technologies, provide low-interest loans for energy efficiency projects, and provide grant assistance when available.
During October, South Carolinians are encouraged to review how they use energy at home and at work. The checklists below can be used during Energy Action Month and throughout the year to take action and help save energy.
In honor of Energy Action Month, we want you to show us “Energy in Action” by creating a short video about your energy saving projects.
· Be less than 2 minutes
· Include some reference to Energy Action Month and showcase what you or your organization is doing to reduce energy use
· Include only music you have the rights to use, if music is used
In order to submit your video, fill out the video submission form. Videos should be uploaded to a video sharing site such as YouTube or Vimeo. YouTube provides a free audio library where you can access music to use in your video without fear of copyright violations.
Videos must be submitted before October 31, 2017 in order to be considered.
Winners will receive recognition from the Energy Office as the 2017 Energy Action Month Video Competition winner, featured on ENERGY.SC.GOV!