March 2019

SC ENERGY SUCCESS: Edgefield County School District

To offset electricity costs, Edgefield County School District installed a photovoltaic solar array in an empty field adjacent to W.E. Parker Elementary School in 2017. The district applied for and received a ConserFund Plus loan/grant from the Office of Regulatory Staff - Energy Office (Energy...

ASHRAE Course: Solar PV & Thermal Systems Analysis and Design – April 29 in Columbia

The Energy Office will be offering the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Course ...

Registration Open for Boiler Efficiency Institute’s Boiler Course

The Boiler Efficiency Institute (BEI)’s Boiler Course will be held May 14-15, 2019 in Columbia. Details and registration are available on the Energy Office Calendar.

The goal of the workshop is to train boiler...

Registration Open for 2019 ASCEM Spring Conference

Register now for the upcoming annual spring conference of the Association of South Carolina Energy Managers (ASCEM)! 
 
ASCEM provides information to members to foster a common energy management program for South Carolina. The benefits of participating in ASCEM include:...

Students Design Cities of the Future, Protecting Against Natural Disasters During Regional Competition

Earthquakes, tornadoes, and hurricanes damage public utilities within towns and cities throughout the world each year, severely disrupting every aspect of life. During this year’s Future City competition, middle school students from South Carolina and the greater Augusta, GA, area, responded...

GridLabs Releases Grid Modernization Report for South Carolina

GridLabs, a California-based nonprofit organization that provides technical expertise to policy makers on the design, operation and attributes of dynamic, large-scale grid systems, issued a white paper on Jan. 31 that is designed to help South Carolina stakeholders understand how the grid can be...

2019 U.S. Energy and Employment Report Released

On March 6, 2019, the National Association of State Energy Officials (NASEO) released the 2019 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER) in partnership with the Energy Futures Initiative and BW Research Partnership.

The U.S. Energy & Employment Report provides a unique window on the...

Save the Date: Take Action SC Environmental Educators Workshop

Attention Teachers and Environmental Educators:

Save the Date for July 30, 2019 for the Take Action SC Environmental Educators Workshop.

More details, workshop registration (July 30th) and optional pre-tours (July 29th) sign-up...