renewable energy

INVITE: Building our Energy Infrastructure Back Better with Secretary Granholm

  On Wednesday, June 16, Small Business for America’s Future and Business Forward will welcome U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm for the second briefing in our Build Back Better series. In this series, we are covering the Biden administration’s policy priorities across a range of topics, including those…

Dominion, Duke abandon Atlantic Coast Pipeline plans

USA Today July 6, 2020 By Steve Kiggins The proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline has been scrapped after years of legal challenges and construction delays. The project’s developers, Dominion Energy and Duke Energy, announced the pipeline’s cancellation in a joint statement on Sunday, citing “increasing legal uncertainty” — less than a month after…

Great news for SC coastal communities and renewable energy

The Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) is dead. Today Dominion Energy and Duke Energy announced that they are abandoning their nearly 6-year effort to build the $8 billion, 600-mile pipeline that would bring natural gas from West Virginia to the Eastern North Carolina/South Carolina border. Thomas Farrell, Dominion Energy CEO, and Lynn…

Environmental & Energy Conference in Georgetown October 25 & 26

The Gullah Geechee Chamber of Commerce is holding an Environmental & Energy Conference this Friday and Saturday in Georgetown.  The event will feature workshops, panel discussions and interactive booths/vendors. “Our natural environment and the sustenance it provides are vital parts of the Gullah Geechee culture,” states Marilyn Hemingway, CEO/President of…

Senator Lindsey Graham–taxes and energy

I met with two of South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham’s staffers yesterday to talk about taxes and revenue issues.  Some of the conversation was about the Senator’s recent remarks that increased revenue needed to be on the table in negotiations with Senator Democrats regarding the budget and debt.  Senator Graham’s…