South Carolina Solar Energy News – June Edition

The following article contains important news about solar & renewable energy in South Carolina from the month of June. 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.

June News About Solar Energy In South Carolina

The Times and Democrat: Southern Current Launching New Solar Farm

Southern Current is launching a new $2.5 million dollar solar farm in Hampton County, South Carolina. In a press release, Governor Henry McMaster said, “When a company invests in one of our rural counties, it’s investing in the future of a community with tremendous potential, and that’s why we are so grateful for Southern Current’s decision to locate in Hampton County.”

Solar Industry Mag: Large Solar Project Goes Online At South Carolina Airport

The Columbia Metropolitan Airport is now generating power onsite thanks to 4,000+ solar panels that were installed in June. The 1.38 megawatt (MW) project was constructed on five acres of land between two of the airport’s active runways. The solar install is part of the airport’s effort to adopt environmentally friendly programs while meeting its obligation to run as economically as possible by lowering energy costs.

The Post and Courier: Tesla-owned SolarCity Leaves South Carolina Months After Entering

SolarCity, the clean-energy subsidiary of Tesla Inc., announced in June it is closing offices in the Lowcountry less than a year after it opened in the state. The move comes at a moment when the solar industry is gaining traction in South Carolina, driven by giant industrial-scale installations and complemented by an expanding market for residential solar power.

Live 5 News: SCE&G Rolls Out New Community Solar Program

Click the link above to watch as Live 5 News reports from the Jerry Zucker Solar Park, discussing a new community solar option for people who rent or cannot go solar on their properties. “If you don’t live in a home suitable for solar or you live in an apartment, this is a great opportunity for you to get access to the benefits of solar,” said Bret Sowers, a member of Southern Current and chairman of the South Carolina Solar Business Alliance.

Save Money With Solar Energy In South Carolina

Southern Current is proud to be one of the top solar installers in the Southeast. Thanks to the numerous South Carolina solar rebates & incentives that are currently available, there’s never been a more affordable time to create your own energy! View the Southern Current Solar Panel Installation Portfolio to see projects we’ve completed in your area, or Contact Us to request information about a solar panel installation for your home or business and see how much you can save with solar.