Category Archives: Energy

SCE&G ‘5 for $5’ LED Light Bulb Offer Back by Popular Demand

Cayce, S.C. (June 27, 2016) – SCE&G is reintroducing a popular offer that gives electric customers an affordable way to purchase energy-efficient light bulbs. With a quick visit to the company’s online EnergyWise Savings Store, customers can now order five LED light bulbs for $5, with a flat rate shipping cost of $5. The offer…
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SCE&G Warns Customers of New Phone Scams

CAYCE, S.C. (April 27, 2016) – SCE&G urges customers to beware of phone scams demanding payment to prevent immediate disconnection of electric or gas service. Customers have reported receiving calls that appear to be from SCE&G’s customer service number and even include a recording of an SCE&G employee speaking. Scammers appear to be using SCE&G’s…
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Savannah River Site Safety Performance Recognized by S.C. Chamber of Commerce

[caption id="attachment_2495" align="alignleft" width="300"] SRNS employee Sasha Martin utilizes safety equipment to protect herself while processing samples from the SRS Tank Farms through a gas chromatograph.[/caption]AIKEN, S.C. April 11, 2016 – The Savannah River Site’s management and operations contractor, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), was recently recognized by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce for…
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S.C. groups sign court brief in support of Clean Power Plan

Columbia, SC — Today, 25 business groups including the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and Lowcountry Local First, announced that they are filing a friend of the court brief (an “amicus brief”) in support of the national Clean Power Plan, the strongest action to-date for addressing climate change. These groups represent a broad range…
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Columbia Fireflies Partner with Sunrun to Educate Fans on Home Solar Power

COLUMBIA, S.C. — The Columbia Fireflies today announced they will be one of 16 communities featured in Minor League Baseball’s new multi-year sponsorship with Sunrun (Nasdaq: RUN), the largest dedicated residential solar company in the United States. As the “Preferred Residential Solar Power Provider of Minor League Baseball,” Sunrun will share how baseball fans across…
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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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