South Carolina

Debate Continues into Future of UK Energy Generation

The historically conservative state of South Carolina is leading a shift toward support for alternative energy and away from fossil fuel energy development. [The Washington Post] Norway wants other countries to leave their coal and oil in the ground to meet new global climate change targets, but its industry is planning to increase production of… Keep reading →

EPA Proposes New Limits On Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants

Energy Department Announces Achievement of Major Cleanup Milestone at Savannah River Site Department Issues Path Forward for Closing Additional Radioactive Waste Storage Tanks in H Tank Farm WASHINGTON – Today, the Department of Energy reached a major milestone in efforts to clean up the Cold War legacy at the Savannah River Site (SRS) in South… Keep reading →

Roesler Visits North Sea Oil Drilling Platform

South Carolina, like Virginia, stands to gain thousands of jobs and see billions in economic growth if the federal government will allow oil and natural gas development in the waters off its coast. A Quest Offshore Resources study projects more than $15.5 billion in cumulative energy spending in the state from 2017 to 2035 with offshore development, an… Keep reading →

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The Offshore Energy and Jobs Act introduces reforms to revive offshore drilling, including a new five-year leasing plan aimed to expand drilling in the Atlantic and Pacific coastal regions.  On May 30, 2013, House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) introduced a bill to expand offshore drilling to the Atlantic and Pacific coasts by… Keep reading →

Duke Energy Carolinas Reaches Agreement in the Company’s Request to Increase Rates in South Carolina DukeEnergy