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8:41 am on Thursday August 7, 2014

Solar energy law in effect in SC

Wednesday in Columbia, Governor Nikki Haley ceremonially signed a bill that will allow for solar leasing. It will give businesses and homeowners a more affordable way to install solar panels. The new law also encourages utility companies to offer...
10:05 am on Saturday January 25, 2014

Solar power test farm opens in Lowcountry

South Carolina's solar power capability has been doubled by a 12-acre Walterboro solar panel farm.
9:21 am on Tuesday July 17, 2012

Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort adding solar system

Hannah Solar Government Services A 26 kilowatt system that Hannah Solar Government Services installed in Athens, Georgia. The Marine Corps Air Station Beaufort is adding a solar system to provide some 26 kilowatts of solar power for a total of 34,...
1:27 am on Saturday December 3, 2011

Boeing unveils its massive rooftop solar panel project

Image by Flickr user Chandra Marsono Boeing was abuzz about green energy on Friday as it unveiled one of the most powerful single rooftop solar installations in the United States and the largest in the Southeast. The planned 2.6-megawatt rooftop...
12:30 pm on Tuesday June 7, 2011

Charleston's own EcoBilt partners with SunPower

Image by Flickr user PSNHEcoBilt Energy Systems has officially partnered up with SunPower Corp. as their exclusive Lowcountry dealer. SunPower's solar panels are the most respected and powerful in the industry, so it's a huge achievement that our...
12:40 pm on Thursday December 9, 2010

Largest solar tracking panel in South Carolina unveiled, to be followed with beer, bratwurst

Image by IMO USAThis is what happens when a German company sets up shop in Dorchester County: You wind up with a 40,000-square-foot facility, 1,600-square-foot sun-tracking dual-axis solar panel, and an unveiling exhibition on renewable energy with ...
10:55 am on Thursday November 19, 2009

Art and innovation shake hands and meet in Charleston

Image by Alec SheaffImage by 20091119-panel.jpg Local wood artisan, Michael James Moran, has joined forces with John Griswold and Alec Sheaff of EcoBilt Energy Systems to create a novel application of alternative energy in the arts community....
4:46 pm on Monday May 19, 2008

Selling solar power a challenge in S.C.

Image by flickr user jhritzImage by 20080519solar.jpg Selling excess energy produced by solar panels is an increasingly popular practice, but one that's seen little adoption in South Carolina. A handful of South Carolina residents and businesses are...