Clemson’s SCE&G Energy Innovation Center rated LEED Gold

Clemson University’s South Carolina Electric and Gas (SCE&G) Energy Innovation Center at the Restoration Institute in North Charleston has been awarded LEED Gold certification by the U.S. Green Building Council. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification accredits buildings that meet rigorous standards for sustainability, water and energy efficiency, resource selection and indoor …

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More Power To You – Upgrading and transforming the nation’s aging electric power grid

Upgrading and transforming the nation’s aging electric power grid: Nick Rigas is moving new-energy technologies forward faster than ever before. Blackouts remind us how much we rely on power in our daily lives. With a flick of the switch, we have come to expect lights will come on. There will be heat to keep us warm. There …

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Clemson University plays key role in updating nation’s electrical grid

Clemson University is working with industry to revolutionize how electricity is generated and delivered to homes and businesses as new technology opens the door to the first major overhaul of the electrical grid since it was built a century ago. Some of the country’s top researchers are developing “smart grid” technologies that will integrate more green …

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