Partnership Launched to Help S.C. Save Energy and Money

(Columbia, SC) A partnership launched today between South Carolina’s electric cooperatives and the Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI), a non-profit public policy education and outreach organization based in Washington, D.C., is a key step in developing a pilot project to help rural South Carolinians save energy and money in their homes.  The collaboration between the co-ops and EESI to design and implement this pilot project is being supported by a $225,000 grant to EESI from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.  The project was one of nine selected from among 372 pre-proposals that the Foundation received through a national competition soliciting ideas for scalable approaches to spurring energy efficiency retrofits of existing buildings in the U.S.


Read the Press announcement from the Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina.

View the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation announcement



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