In terms of developing and producing clean solar energy, Georgia and Florida are doing their best to catch up to the Southwest. Now, it looks like their neighbors to the north are also playing catchup.
Both North and South Carolina have rapidly growing clean energy markets. Since legislation was signed last year, solar has been able to expand in South Carolina. And Duke Energy proposed solar programs to the Public Service Commission of South Carolina, which would produce a total of 110 megawatts of solar power — 50 MW that’s utility scale, and 60 MW of solar through incentive programs — within the next six years. That’s a huge jump, considering there’s only two megawatts of solar capacity connected in South Carolina now.Continue reading