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Two separate grants from the US Department of Energy (DOE) in 2008-2009 have catalyzed South Carolina’s activities— including studies on offshore wind transmission study, wind resource potential, and permitting reforms; and, development of the world’s largest wind-turbine drivetrain test facility.

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State Resources

Title Source/Sponsor Datesort ascending
Examples of Onshore Natural Issues in South Carolina: The Potential Natural Resource Impacts South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), Marine Resources Division Mar 25 2010
Offshore Leasing for Wind Energy Development in South Carolina: Options for Consideration South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium (SCSGC) Mar 24 2010
Potential for Offshore Wind Development in the Southeast and South Carolina Clemson University, Restoration Institute Mar 24 2010
Participant List- Workshop on Offshore Wind Energy Development: Establishing a Policy & Regulatory Framework for South Carolina South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) Mar 24 2010
Wind Energy and the Military Mission US Department of the Navy (DON), Marine Corps Mar 24 2010
Workshop on Offshore Wind Energy Development- South Carolina's Coastal Program Regulatory Division South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) Mar 24 2010
Clemson University Wind Turbine Drive Train Test Facility Clemson University, Restoration Institute Mar 18 2010
South Carolina's Role in Offshore Wind Energy Development South Carolina Legislature Jan 1 2010
Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Partnership Agreement Governors Bev Perdue (NC); Mark Sanford (SC); Sonny Perdue (GA); Charlie Crist (FL) Jun 5 2009
A Feasibility Analysis of South Carolina Wind Resources for Electric Power Generation University of South Carolina (USC), Institute for Public Service and Policy Research Feb 24 2009
South Carolina Climate, Energy, and Commerce Committee Final Report Governor Mark Sanford Aug 1 2008
Analysis of Renewable Energy Potential in South Carolina Central Electric Power Cooperative (CEPCI) Sep 12 2007
State Ocean Management Plans and Policies: Synthesis Report South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) Aug 29 2007
The Potential Economic Impact of an Off-Shore Wind Farm to the State of South Carolina Clemson University, Strom Thurmond Institute of Government and Public Affairs (STI) Feb 25 2007
The Contribution of the Coast to the South Carolina Economy Clemson University, Regional Economic Development Research Laboratory (REDRL) Sep 3 2002
South Carolina- Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)