South Carolina Solar
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SEIA South Carolina State Solar Policy Priorities
SEIA will be heavily engaged on comprehensive energy reform and implementation in 2019, including new utility-scale solar programs and meaningful rate design changes for distributed generation.
For more information on SEIA's work in South Carolina, please contact Maggie Clark.
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
Check out our Major Solar Projects List for more notable installations.
Solar Companies in South Carolina
Looking for a local installer? Use the SEIA EnergySage Marketplace to compare quotes and find companies in your area. You can also review the average costs for installing solar in South Carolina, based on real price data from solar quotes.
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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
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