May 2020

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Energy Office Launches EV Stakeholder Initiative- Survey Request

Acknowledging the current circumstances surrounding COVID-19, the Energy Office of the SC Office of Regulatory Staff continues to tap into the collective desire for remote, productive conversations during these challenging times. Knowing this topic is of interest to many, in coordination with...

Selected Funding Opportunities for COVID-19 Recovery

Below is a summary of funding opportunities for various sectors and citizens for assistance with COVID-19 recovery efforts. Please note that this list is intended as a high-level overview and is not intended to be fully comprehensive.

Rural utilities, cooperatives, nonprofits,...

South Carolina Clean Energy News

Solar company to open Southeastern distribution hub in Greenville
GSA Business Report
International solar power manufacturer First Solar Inc. plans to open a 450,000-square-foot southeastern...

Save the Date: Fall ASCEM Conference, Award Nominations Open

Save the Date! The Fall 2020 Association of South Carolina Energy Manager’s Conference will be held October 22, 2020 at Saluda Shoals Park. During this conference, awards will be given for Energy Manager of the Year and Energy Project of the Year....

Online Boiler Course was a Success!

In the spring of each year, the Energy Office, a department of the Office of Regulatory Staff, hosts a Boiler Course. This course provides training on steam plant improvement and HVAC systems and is conducted in partnership with the Boiler Efficiency Institute (BEI). On April 28 and 29, 2020, in...

Save the Date: Take Action SC Virtual Workshop – July 29, 2020

As we navigate uncertainty and disruption, it’s always nice to have things to look forward to! So, in that spirit, here’s something you can pencil in for this summer: the annual Take Action SC Environmental Education Summer...

Other News

  • Energy Futures Initiative, National Association of State Energy Officials:...