Category Archives: Energy

Savannah River Site wins national awards for excellence in safety and health

AIKEN, S.C., Sept. 26, 2016 – The Savannah River Site’s management and operations contractor, Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS), has added two national safety awards to the company’s impressive safety record since winning the Site contract in 2008. The company was recognized at the 32nd annual National Voluntary Protection Program Participants’ Association (VPPPA) conference in…
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Aries Energy, SMS Energy Group partner to expand large-scale solar projects

[caption id="attachment_5599" align="alignleft" width="150"] Harvey Abouelata[/caption] Knoxville, Tenn. — ARiES Energy, a renewable energy firm, today announced a working agreement with SMS Energy Group of North Carolina that will expand both firms’ power services throughout the Southeast. Under new venture, SMS will utilize ARiES Energy’s knowledge of the renewable energy industry, particularly in installation of…
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Savannah River Remediation hires new class of radiological control inspectors

AIKEN, S.C. (September 13, 2016) — Savannah River Remediation (SRR) hired a new class of Radiological Control (RadCon) Inspectors to begin working for SRR, the liquid waste contractor at the Department of Energy’s (DOE) Savannah River Site (SRS). Last month, SRR hired a class of 27 RadCon Inspectors with an eye for obtaining knowledge transferred…
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SCE&G extends energy efficiency program to help mobile home residents

Cayce, S.C. (Sept. 13, 2016) – SCE&G announced today that it has expanded a program that provides eligible neighborhoods with energy-saving improvements. The company’s Neighborhood Energy Efficiency Program now offers energy efficiency measures for eligible manufactured and mobile homes throughout the SCE&G service territory. Since 2013, SCE&G has worked with local governments to identify high-need…
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Africa-Carolinas energy partnerships to be explored at Charlotte conference

The Carolinas, believed to be the largest energy economy in the eastern United States, is emerging as a leader in sourcing energy services, products and project development facilitation in sub-Saharan Africa. On October 4th through 6th African and U.S. energy policy officials and executives engaged in the Africa – Carolinas energy trade will meet in…
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Roundtable discussion held on future of clean energy transportation in S.C.

August 30, 2016 – Columbia, S.C. – On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, clean energy representatives and thought leaders from all over North and South Carolina came together in Cayce, S.C. at the SCANA headquarters to talk about the future of clean transportation in South Carolina. The meeting was hosted by the South Carolina Clean Energy…
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Prysmian Group seeks engineering, business grads for international program

[caption id="attachment_5161" align="alignleft" width="300"] Participants in Prysmian Group’s 2016 graduate program gather at the company’s headquarters in Milan. Pictured left to right are James Benetatos, who graduated from the University of Houston and is placed at Prysmian Group’s North Dighton, MA, facility; Ademola Oladinni who finished at the University of Florida and is assigned to…
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Savannah River Site resumes process to ship spent nuclear materials

[caption id="attachment_5056" align="alignleft" width="296"] H Canyon Senior Control Room Operators Deborah Thomas (top) and Audrey Davis prepare for the startup of the First Cycle Unit Operations. This is the first time the operation has run in more than five years.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. August 22, 2016 – On August 5, Savannah River Site’s (SRS) H Canyon…
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Spinx Co. adds electric charging station to Irmo location

August 22, 2016 – Columbia, S.C. – South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance member, Spinx Co., recently added Level 3 electric charging stations to seven of its South Carolina convenience stores. The charging stations can charge an electric vehicle in 30 minutes.  These new Spinx charging stations are part of Nissan’s “No Charge to Charge”…
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