December 2015

Gift ideas for the "energy saver" in your life

It’s the age-old question that none of us can escape: What to buy that hard-to-buy-for relative or friend around the holidays? Everyone wants to be the bearer of awesome gifts — the item they didn’t know they even wanted until you handed it to them wrapped in gorgeous paper with a cascade of...

Seats available at "Envision America" workshops

Envision America, a new nationwide nonprofit, is issuing a challenge to America’s cities to become smarter by accelerating deployment of innovative technologies that tackle energy, water, waste, and air challenges.

The Envision America workshop will be held in Charlotte, NC, January 12-14...

Interior department launches first step to develop wind energy offshore

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced publication of the South Carolina Call for Information and Nominations for commercial leasing of wind power on the outer continental shelf off the South Carolina coast. BOEM is asking interested parties to submit nominations for...

Greenville Tech offering solar installation courses

Greenville Technical College will begin offering classes for solar installers in January 2016. The class, which runs from January 4-February 1, covers the installation and connections of solar photovoltaic (PV) components in residential or light commercial field applications. Students will be...