South Carolina Solar Energy News – November Edition

The following article contains important news about solar & renewable energy in South Carolina from the month of November. Contact the Southeast’s leading solar company Southern Current to learn about saving money by powering your home or business with clean, unlimited solar energy.

November News Solar Energy In South Carolina

WSPA Ch7 News: 10,000 jobs to be created with South Carolina solar power project

Some great news for us all – Our friends at Cypress Creek Renewables are investing $1.5 billion dollars to build 2 gigawatts of new solar power capacity in South Carolina! Working in partnership with Greenville Technical College to create a unique solar training program, these upcoming projects will create 10,000 construction jobs and power more than 600,000 homes.

The Post and Courier: Tariffs will hurt solar industry

A bipartisan coalition has formed among solar industry stakeholders including manufacturers, installers, and politicians. The group is speaking out against new tariffs on solar imports which could result in higher costs to the consumer and as many as 80,000 job cuts from domestic manufacturers.

Join us in fighting together to protect the 370,000+ Americans who work in solar by contacting the Trump Administration and voicing your opposition to solar tariffs.


NPR: South Carolina Mayors Unite in Their Stance on Climate Change

South Carolina mayors of Charleston, Greenville, Columbia and Anderson have united in the fight against climate change in their cities. A number of pledge for greater sustainability have been made, including increasing the use of solar panels, providing rain barrels to residents and creating a new “green” wastewater treatment facility. “I think we can serve as a model for other cities, particularly other cities in the American South, to show that we can not only make progressive improvements, but smart improvements that can help lead our peer cities across the country, ” said Mayor Steve Benjamin of Columbia.


Save Money With Solar Energy In South Carolina

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