Category Archives: Energy

POWERHOME Solar expands operation in South Carolina, adds jobs

COLUMBIA, S.C. – POWERHOME Solar (POWERHOME) is no stranger to the Palmetto State, having installed solar panels for customers there since 2016. Today, the company announced the opening of an office in the Columbia, S.C., area, located at 2109 Landmark Drive in Cayce, S.C. To expand its South Carolina workforce, POWERHOME plans to hire up…
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Southern Current Launching New Solar Projects in Darlington County

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is expanding its solar farm portfolio with new facilities in Darlington County. The company is investing in a total of six individual projects within Darlington County, bringing a collective capital investment of more than $141 million. Southern Current is…
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Dominion Energy Releases Water into Saluda River for a Good Cause

CAYCE, S.C. — On Saturday, May 18, Dominion Energy will release water from Lake Murray into the Saluda River through the Saluda Hydroelectric Plant to support Canoeing for Kids’ annual “Raft-A-Rama” fundraiser. The river’s water level will begin to rise at 5:30 a.m. until noon. “We’re grateful to Dominion Energy for their assistance with this…
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South Carolina Clean Energy Trade Group Adds Utility, Solar Representatives To Board

Organization also announces new Strategic Advisory Committee Chair Columbia, South Carolina - The South Carolina Clean Energy Business Alliance (SCCEBA) today announced the addition of four members to its Board of Directors. They are: - Mark Furtick, Manager of Renewable Energy Program and Technical Services with Dominion Energy, - Scott Hammond, Manager of Member Programs…
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Dominion Energy South Carolina Earns American Gas Association Safety Award

Employee commitment to safety and company culture key to safety recognition CAYCE, S.C. – Dominion Energy South Carolina was recently awarded a 2018 American Gas Association (AGA) Safety Achievement Award for outstanding commitment to gas employee safety during the 2019 AGA Operations Conference & Biennial Exhibition in Nashville, Tennessee. The award is one of the…
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Driving Supplier Opportunities and Empowering Leadership throughout the Region

AIKEN, S.C. – The Energy Technology and Environmental Business Association (ETEBA) recently held its third annual Savannah River Federal Business Opportunities Forum at the Augusta Marriott Convention Center in Augusta, Ga. “The Forum is an excellent way for businesses to interface directly with Savannah River Site (SRS) prime contractors,” said SRS-Centerra Procurement Administrator Liz Harris.…
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DHEC Recognizes SRNS For Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Resourcefulness

AIKEN, S.C. June 26, 2019 – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) was honored with the 2019 Smart Business Recycling Award from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) for their outstanding efforts in recycling and waste reduction. [caption id="attachment_22574" align="alignleft" width="459"] SRNS reuses road millings to resurface secondary roads at SRS and…
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Savannah River Site Breaks Ground on Saltstone Disposal Units 8 and 9

[caption id="attachment_22454" align="alignleft" width="3600"] Federal and contractor employees at the Savannah River Site attend the groundbreaking ceremony for Saltstone Disposal Units 8 and 9 on June 10.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. - Savannah River Site (SRS) workers broke ground June 10 on two more large-scale units to provide safe and permanent storage for decontaminated waste material at…
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Early Career Engineer Finds Fulfillment in SRS Liquid Waste Mission

[caption id="attachment_22090" align="alignnone" width="1830"] Christina Santos stands in front of the Modular Caustic Side Solvent Extraction Unit at the Savannah River Site.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C. (May 16, 2019) – Expecting to discover an exciting opportunity in the oil industry, engineer Christina Santos applied for an internship at Savannah River Remediation (SRR) to work with tanks. To…
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Savannah River Remediation Brings Teachers into SRS Training Classrooms

AIKEN, S.C. (May 6, 2019) – Some of the Savannah River Site’s (SRS) newest training instructors are former teachers from the local school system. Three state-licensed teachers were hired to support the influx of new production operators — more than 160 over the last year — going through Savannah River Remediation’s (SRR) operator fundamentals training…
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