South Carolina

South Carolina

Darcy Jones

Economic Development Meets Clean Energy in South Carolina

Integrating socioeconomically inclusive behavior is a strong point of South Carolina’s clean energy programs. Three staffers at South Carolina Energy Office, Energy Policy Analyst Darcy Jones (the primary source), Deputy Director of Energy Maeve Mason, and Energy Specialist Stacey Washington, completed a joint written interview where they shared insights about how to protect low-to-moderate-income consumers.

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External News

Tesla Slashes Prices on Home Solar Systems to Spur Sales

Tesla has cut prices on its residential solar systems by as much as 25 percent in a bid to lift lagging sales after the company streamlined its sales and marketing organization, a company official told Reuters.
External News

Opportunity Zones: A $100-Billion Investment for the Clean Economy?

The United States Department of the Treasury has issued proposed guidance related to the new Opportunity Zone tax incentive. The tax benefit, created by the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, is designed to spur economic development and job creation by encouraging long-term investments in economically distressed communities nationwide.

South Carolina Quick Data

Energy Efficiency:
Source: ACEEE
Buildings:
Score 3.00 / 8
Utilities:
Score 1.00 / 20
Transportation:
Score 2.00 / 10
Source: DSIRE
Energy Efficiency Programs:
66 Incentives and Policies
Solar Power:
Source: DSIRE
Renewable Energy Programs:
27 Incentives and Policies
Solar Energy Programs:
15 Incentives and Policies
Source: YPCCC
84%

of people in South Carolina support funding research into renewable energy sources in 2018.

(Same as the national average)
(est. 2,744,975 of 3,269,424 adults)

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