July 2015

SCEO becomes part of the SC Office of Regulatory Staff

The South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) has a new home. As part of the Restructuring Act of 2014, the South Carolina Budget and Control Board was eliminated effective July 1, 2015, and the Energy Office was recreated within the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff.

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What is your home energy score?

Ever wonder why your energy bill is so high? Energy Star’s new Home Energy Yardstick can help you assess the efficiency of your home and determine what systems or appliances might be increasing your energy use. This online tool is just one of many that homeowners can use to determine their...

SAVE THE DATE: 2015 Clean Energy Business Summit

The South Carolina Clean Energy Business Summit will take place on Thursday July 23rd at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The event, which brings together clean energy business and industry professionals, will include sessions on energy policy, energy efficiency, clean...

USDA releases new REAP guidance

Did you know that small, rural businesses and agriculture producers may be eligible to obtain grant funds for energy efficiency improvements or renewable energy systems through the Rural Energy for America Program (REAP) offered by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Rural Development office...

Reserve your seat today for U.S. Department of Energy's Southeast Regional Summit

Join Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Dr. Dave Danielson, at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Clean Energy Manufacturing Initiative (CEMI) Southeast Regional Summit on July 9th in Atlanta, GA. The Summit will bring together leaders from industry, academia, and...