Category Archives: Energy

SRS Contractor Uses Unconventional Treatment to Protect Groundwater

[caption id="attachment_2063" align="alignleft" width="300"] SRNS operators Stanley Creech (left) and Paul Dobson monitor the injection of silver chloride into the aquifer beneath F Area at the Savannah River Site. Results of a recent test indicate a significant decrease in the hazard posed by contaminants where silver chloride was injected.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (March 23, 2016) –…
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Carolinas Energy HR Professionals Forum March 22 in Charlotte

Charlotte, NC Monday, March 7, 2016 -- On Tuesday, March 22nd, E4 Carolinas will launch the Carolinas Energy HR Professionals Forum with its first quarterly meeting at Piedmont Natural Gas’s conference center. Johan Enslin, Co-chair of E4 Carolinas Workforce Development Task Force and Director of UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center, notes “the Forum…
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Columbia to hold free solar energy seminar Tuesday

The city of Columbia is holding a free Solar Basics, Energy Efficiency, and Incentives Workshop from 5:30-7 p.m. February 23 at the S.C. State Museum, 301 Gervais St. in Columbia Join Mayor Steve Benjamin at The South Carolina State Museum for a Solarize Columbia update and presentations on the basics of solar energy, energy efficiency…
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SCE&G Warns Customers of Potential Phone Scams

CAYCE, S.C. (Feb. 4, 2016) – South Carolina Electric & Gas urges business and residential customers to be aware that scam artists are posing as SCE&G employees on telephone calls. Customers have reported instances of individuals portraying themselves as SCE&G employees over the phone, warning of a late utility bill. Scammers will often threaten to…
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Groundwater contamination falls after coal ash removal from Wateree site

According to a January 29, 2016 report, groundwater contamination has dramatically declined along the Catawba-Wateree River after coal ash removal by South Carolina utility South Carolina Electric and Gas. Under a settlement negotiated by the Southern Environmental Law Center on behalf of the Catawba Riverkeeper, SCE&G agreed to remove the coal ash from its Wateree…
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S.C. small business chamber files motion in support of Clean Power Plan

Washington, DC—Last week, the American Sustainable Business Council (ASBC) and the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce (SCSBCC) filed a motion for permission to file a brief as friend of the court in support of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a case now before a federal appeals court in Washington, DC, that will…
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Columbia home outfitted for solar energy

COLUMBIA, SC (Saturday, January 16, 2016)– A family of four living just off Hard Scrabble Road in Columbia today installed solar energy on their home in what became a weekend “Solarize” celebration.  Neighbors, friends and leaders from Solarize South Carolina joined together as solar energy was installed this afternoon on the homes of Theodore Foster…
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Keith Windle

[caption id="attachment_187" align="alignleft" width="274"] Keith Windle[/caption] Keith Windle has been named General Manager of Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission, a unit of Virginia-based Dominion Resources. Windle is based in Columbia and oversees 120 employees at Dominion Carolina Gas Transmission. Windle first worked for Dominion as an intern in 2001. After earning a degree in accounting from Christopher…
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