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Duke Energy Supports Green Energy Output in South Carolina

From Zacks Equity Research on July 13, 2018

Duke Energy Corporation (DUK - Free Report) announced that its unit Duke Energy Carolinas continues to support solar energy production for its customers. In excess of 5,000 of the company's South Carolina customers have already installed solar panels on their homes and businesses, reaching a legislative goal for customer-owned solar capacity.

Courtesy of Duke Energy Carolinas’ support, and willingness and initiatives of customers, the company is expected to achieve its goal of 40 megawatts (MW) of private "rooftop" solar well ahead of 2020. Duke Energy Progress, the utility serving the northeastern part of the state, is well on its way to meet 13 MW of private solar goal.

Duke Energy has been a SCCEBA member and Summit sponsor since 2014.

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Pacolet Milliken Enterprises launching new solar project in Union County

From SC Department of Commerce, August 1, 2018

Pacolet Milliken Enterprises is launching a new renewable energy operation, Midway Green Solar, LLC, in Union County. This project is expected to bring approximately $12 million of capital investment.

“Pacolet Milliken has partnered with Syncarpha Capital on projects throughout the country, and we’re excited to work with them to bring the first solar farm to Union County. Midway Green Solar, LLC allows us to expand our work of developing our commitment to investing in environmentally-responsible energy.” – Pacolet Milliken Enterprises Executive Vice President of Energy and Infrastructure Ralph Walker

Pacolet Milliken Eneterprises, Inc has been a SCCEBA member since 2015.
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SCEG Solar Project Turns Slums to Solar in Hampton, SC

From S.C. Municipal Association news release on Jul 24, 2018

The Town of Hampton received a Municipal Achievement Award for its Slum and Blight to Solar project. Officials accepted the award during the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s Annual Meeting on July 21. The town won in the 1,001 – 5,000 population category. Thirty cities and towns submitted their projects and initiatives.

During this process, town officials discussed several options for how to use the land. After months of deliberation and consideration of several projects, Hampton officials formed a public-private partnership with a solar energy project developer, SCE&G ...

SCE&G / SCANA has been a SCCEBA member and Summit sponsor since 2013.

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NYC’s Biggest Solar Project Comes To Life: A ‘Pinnacle For Solar’ In New York

From Solar Industry Magazine, posted by Betsy Lillian, on July 18, 2018

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced the completion of what it claims to be the largest solar system installed in New York City.

Located in Staten Island, the 3.1 MW solar array will offset a large portion of the electricity used by Fordham University and Fordham Preparatory School in the Bronx.

... The system was designed, developed and installed by New York City-based EnterSolar.

Our board member, Brian Harvey, is a Business Development Director with EnterSolar. EnterSolar has been a SCCEBA member since 2017.

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