August 2018

Take the K-12 2018 Energy Action Month Electricity Zapping CHALLENGE!

The Energy Office wants your school district to put energy in action by participating in our 2018 Energy Action Month Electricity Zapping Challenge!
 
The Energy Office will provide your school with a Kill A Watt EZ meter, a device that detects,...

Energy Office Partners with NASEO to Offer Financing Partnerships Roundtable

The Office of Regulatory Staff- Energy Office and the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) will be hosting a roundtable discussing improved coordination between the state’s various energy financing programs. This roundtable will enable participating agencies and individuals...

Fall Accredited Commercial Energy Manager (ACEM) Class

October 16-19, 2018
Shealy Electrical Wholesalers – Training Room
120 Saxe Gotha Rd.
West Columbia, SC 29172
 
The Association of South Carolina Energy Managers (ASCEM), in partnership with the Energy Office, will...

Energy Office Helps to Offer Energy Information Sessions Across SC

The Office of Regulatory Staff- Energy Office partnered with SCDHEC and Solarize SC to hold a Midlands Energy Information Session on July 25, 2018, in Hopkins, SC. Staff shared solar and energy efficiency with those in attendance. Attendees also received information from SCE&G on their...

ASCEM Fall Conference – SRAPPA Track October 7th, Conference Scholarship

ASCEM will hold a Fall 2018 track as part of the Southeastern Regional Association of Physical Plant Administrators (SRAPPA) Conference on October 7, 2018, in Greenville, SC. The track will include sessions on solar success stories and energy project financing. We encourage ASCEM members to...

SCDOT Public Comment Period on Carolina Crossroads Project

The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT), in cooperation with the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), has prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the I-20/26/126 Corridor project, also known as Carolina Crossroads. The 45-day public comment period began on...

Utilities Offer Energy Efficiency Resources to Customers

Want to save money on your home’s energy bills? Small changes can have a big impact on your wallet. Fortunately, most utilities across the state offers tips, tools, and resources to reduce your energy use and live more comfortably.
 
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Rural Households Spend Much More of Their Income on Energy Bills than Others

Rural households across the United States spend a disproportionately high share of their income on energy bills — about 40% more than their metropolitan counterparts, according to a new report released today by...

Introducing Better Buildings Financing Navigator 2.0

The Better Buildings Financing Navigator is an online tool developed by the Department of Energy (DOE) that helps public and private sector organizations find financing solutions for energy efficiency and...