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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/Sponsorsort descending Date
Integrative Statistical Modeling and Predictive Mapping of Seabird Distribution and Abundance on the Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf Bureau of Ocean Energy Management May 1 2013
Analysis of Renewable Energy Potential in South Carolina Central Electric Power Cooperative (CEPCI) Sep 12 2007
Final Report- 2011 Survey of Marine Recreationists' Attitude Towards Potential Offshore Wind Energy in South Carolina Clemson University, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism Management (PRTM) Feb 13 2012
Offshore Wind Transmission Study Clemson University, Electric Power Research Association (CUEPRA); Clemson University, South Carolina Institute for Energy Studies (SCIES) Aug 2 2010
The Contribution of the Coast to the South Carolina Economy Clemson University, Regional Economic Development Research Laboratory (REDRL) Sep 3 2002
Clemson University Wind Turbine Drive Train Test Facility Clemson University, Restoration Institute Mar 18 2010
Potential for Offshore Wind Development in the Southeast and South Carolina Clemson University, Restoration Institute Mar 24 2010
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
South Carolina- Incentives/Policies for Renewables & Efficiency Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)
Siting Analysis for Potential Near-Term Offshore Wind Farm Development: Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina- Phase 2A of the Southeast Ocean-Based Renewable Energy Infrastructure Project Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA); North Carolina State Energy Office (NCSEO); South Carolina State Energy Office (SCEO); Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE); US Department of Energy (DOE) Mar 29 2012
Building an Infrastructure for Ocean Based Renewable Energy in the Southeast U.S.: Phase 2C- Offshore Wind Energy Transmission Study Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA); North Carolina State Energy Office (NCSEO); South Carolina State Energy Office (SCEO); Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE); US Department of Energy (DOE) Sep 9 2011
Siting Analysis for Potential Near-Term Offshore Wind Farm Development: Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina- Phase 2A of the Southeast Ocean-Based Renewable Energy Infrastructure Project Georgia Environmental Facilities Authority (GEFA); North Carolina State Energy Office (NCSEO); South Carolina State Energy Office (SCEO); Southern Alliance for Clean Energy (SACE); US Department of Energy (DOE) Mar 2 2011
South Carolina Climate, Energy, and Commerce Committee Final Report Governor Mark Sanford Aug 1 2008
Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Partnership Agreement Governors Bev Perdue (NC); Mark Sanford (SC); Sonny Perdue (GA); Charlie Crist (FL) Jun 5 2009
Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Action Plan Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Dec 17 2010
The "Grid": Influence of Existing Infrastructure on Energy Development and Siting Santee Cooper Mar 25 2010
Renewable Energy in South Carolina South Carolina Department of Commerce (SCDOC) May 24 2011
South Carolina Ocean Report- A Foundation for Improved Management and Planning in South Carolina South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management (OCRM) Mar 7 2012
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
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
Comprehensive Spatial Mapping of South Carolina Resources and Activities South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), Marine Resources Division Mar 29 2012
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
South Carolina Resource Study South Carolina Energy Advisory Council (EAC) Jan 27 2012
Overview of South Carolina Offshore Wind Energy Initiatives South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) Mar 29 2012
Participant List- Workshop on Offshore Wind Energy Development: Establishing a Policy & Regulatory Framework for South Carolina South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) Mar 24 2010
South Carolina Wind Energy Supply Chain Survey and Offshore Wind Economic Impact Survey South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) Aug 10 2012
Final Report- A Comprehensive Spatial Mapping Effort of South Carolina's Coastal Resources and Activities South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) Oct 14 2011
South Carolina's Role in Offshore Wind Energy Development South Carolina Legislature Jan 1 2010
Offshore Leasing for Wind Energy Development in South Carolina: Options for Consideration South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium (SCSGC) Mar 24 2010
Geophysical Mapping and Identification of Paleolandscapes and Historic Shipwrecks Offshore South Carolina U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jun 1 2012

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