What happens to the South Carolina’s fledgling solar industry if Dominion Energy brings its political clout to Columbia?
The head of a new South Carolina conservative solar coalition talks to Southeast Energy News about the politics of solar, from net-metering to Trump’s tariffs.
As much as $5.6 billion in solar investments and nearly 15,000 jobs in four Southeast states would be at risk if President Trump places tariffs on imported solar panels, according to an industry analysis.
As environmental groups look to the courts to defend clean energy policy under a presidential administration hostile to regulations and climate commitments, a Southeast advocacy group may provide a template.
After setting temporary moratoriums on new oil pipelines in 2016, both Georgia and South Carolina are moving forward with hearings and bills to tighten regulations.