South Carolina Solar
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Notable Solar Installations in South Carolina
- Colleton County Solar Farm was completed in 2013 by developer TIG Sun energy. This photovoltaic project has the capacity to generate 3 MW of electricity-- enough to power over 325 South Carolina homes.5
- Several large retailers in South Carolina have gone solar, including Boeing, General Growth Properties and Target. It has installed one of the largest corporate photovoltaic systems in the state with 2 MW of solar capacity at their location in North Charleston.6
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Solar Companies in South Carolina
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South Carolina State Solar Policy Resources
South Carolina Public Service Commission - Learn about the governing body that regulates the electricity rates and services of South Carolina public utilities
South Carolina State Legislature - Track pending legislation affecting solar energy, locate and contact individual legislators, and stay up to date on current legislative issues in South Carolina
South Carolina State Energy Office - Find a wide variety of information on state government energy programs, policy, projects, energy-saving strategies and energy-related statistics
DSIRE Incentives Database – South Carolina – Search a public clearinghouse for specific solar energy incentives in South Carolina and across the United States
U.S. Energy Information Administration – South Carolina State Profile - Explore official energy statistics, including data on electricity supply and demand, from the U.S. government
EnergySage Solar Data Explorer – South Carolina – Review the costs and benefits of installing solar panels in South Carolina, based on real price data from solar quotes.
1All data from SEIA/GTM Research U.S. Solar Market Insight unless otherwise noted: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/us-solar-market-insight
2Energy Information Administration, Electric Power Monthly: http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/#generation
3The Solar Foundation, State Solar Jobs Census: http://www.thesolarfoundation.org/solar-jobs-census/states/
4SEIA, National Solar Database: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/national-solar-database
5SEIA, Major Solar Projects List: http://www.seia.org/research-resources/major-solar-projects-list
6SEIA, Solar Means Business: http://www.seia.org/campaign/solar-means-business-2016