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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

Titlesort descending Source/Sponsor Date
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
Analysis of Renewable Energy Potential in South Carolina Central Electric Power Cooperative (CEPCI) Sep 12 2007
Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Proposed Geological and Geophysical Activities- Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic Planning Areas- Biological Assessment (BA) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) May 24 2012
Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Proposed Geological and Geophysical Activities- Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic Planning Areas- Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)- Volume I: Chapters 1-8 US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 1 2012
Atlantic Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Proposed Geological and Geophysical Activities- Mid-Atlantic and South Atlantic Planning Areas- Draft Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS)- Volume II: Figures, Tables, Appendices, and Keyword Index US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 1 2012
BOEM Call for Information and Nominations (South Carolina) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Nov 23 2015
BOEM Notice of Intent to prepare an Environmental Assessment (South Carolina) US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Nov 23 2015
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
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)- South Carolina Renewable Energy Task Force Meeting Agenda US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 29 2012
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's (BOEM) Renewable Energy Program US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Mar 29 2012
Clemson University Wind Turbine Drive Train Test Facility Clemson University, Restoration Institute Mar 18 2010
Combining the Grand Strand Call Area with Wilmington East and Wilmington West Wind Energy Areas US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Dec 31 2015
Comprehensive Spatial Mapping of South Carolina Resources and Activities South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR), Marine Resources Division Mar 29 2012
Department of Defense (DOD) Assessment of Offshore Military Activities and Wind Energy Development Offshore South Carolina US Department of Defense (DOD) Mar 29 2011
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
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
Final Report- A Comprehensive Spatial Mapping Effort of South Carolina's Coastal Resources and Activities South Carolina Energy Office (SCEO) Oct 14 2011
Geophysical Mapping and Identification of Paleolandscapes and Historic Shipwrecks Offshore South Carolina U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Jun 1 2012
Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Action Plan Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Dec 17 2010
Governors' South Atlantic Alliance (GSAA) Partnership Agreement Governors Bev Perdue (NC); Mark Sanford (SC); Sonny Perdue (GA); Charlie Crist (FL) Jun 5 2009
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
Offshore Leasing for Wind Energy Development in South Carolina: Options for Consideration South Carolina Sea Grant Consortium (SCSGC) Mar 24 2010
Offshore Wind Transmission Study Clemson University, Electric Power Research Association (CUEPRA); Clemson University, South Carolina Institute for Energy Studies (SCIES) Aug 2 2010
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
Potential for Offshore Wind Development in the Southeast and South Carolina Clemson University, Restoration Institute Mar 24 2010
Renewable Energy in South Carolina South Carolina Department of Commerce (SCDOC) May 24 2011
SC Wind Energy Supply Chain Survey & Offshore Wind Economic Impact Study U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management May 16 2014
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
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

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