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4:29 am on Friday April 5, 2013

Swap your gas mower for an electric model at the Lawn Mower Exchange

As part of the Charleston County Earth Day Festival, the 2013 Tri-County Lawn Mower Exchange event will be held on Saturday, April 20, at North Charleston's Riverfront Park.  Residents of Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties are encouraged...
11:00 am on Thursday April 5, 2012

Freshfields Village Brings Back the Blues on April 15

Three extraordinary blues bands from around the world will perform at Freshfields Village on Sunday, April 15. Enjoy a spring afternoon at the 8th annual Blues by the Sea with the sounds of urban and soul-flavored blues, funk music, electric tunes...
7:36 am on Monday April 2, 2012

Save the date for Children's Museum FREE Fam Jam event!

The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry along with Lucey Mortgage Corporation, News 2 WCBD and Y102.5 invite all children and families of the Lowcountry to the first ever FREE Fam Jam Festival on Saturday, April 21st from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. at...
5:06 am on Friday August 19, 2011

Horry Electric Cooperative is raising fees

Scott Kurtz Horry Electric Cooperative will be raising both their flat facility fee in October and their rates for electrcity use next June. The utility performed a cost analysis and determined they weren't charging enough to cover their actual...
5:15 am on Thursday April 21, 2011

More Myrtle Beach area property owners are considering solar power

Photo by Mike Baker Everyone loves the idea of solar power for their home or business. But the costs of getting set up to convert solar radiation into AC power have been prohibitively expensive in the past.    But like all things technology, the...
6:47 pm on Wednesday April 13, 2011

Horry Electric announces modest rate increase and member returns at annual meeting

Flickr user AZAdam Horry Electric Cooperative (HEC) held its 2011 annual meeting at the Myrtle Beach convention center on April 12.  Registration started at noon and continued through 7pm.  Not breaking tradition, HEC offered incentives for...
9:30 am on Tuesday February 22, 2011

Beaufort energy provider SCE&G looks to up electric rates

Flickr user ume-y South Carolina Electric & Gas, the primary energy provider in northern Beaufort County, has filed a request with the state to raise electric rates by 1.56%, according to the Columbia Regional Business Report. The Business...
6:29 am on Monday July 13, 2009

Even in the heat, energy use is down

Image by Flickr user jrduncansImage by 20090713-cat.jpg With lower energy use, mittens has to stay cool somehow. The State reports that the four major utilities serving South Carolina say energy use is either flat or down a bit, compared to the...
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