Category Archives: Energy

Solar energy agreement lets households sell back excess power

Because of an agreement between utilities and environmental groups, S.C. residents and businesses that install solar power sources on their buildings can sell excess energy back to power companies at full retail value. Residential and commercial utility customers who install solar panels on their rooftops before 2021, when the agreement expires, will be eligible to…
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Berkeley Electric Cooperative gives back nearly $2 million to members

Berkeley Electric Cooperative returned almost $2 million to its members in December in the form of capital credits, the members’ share of the co-op’s margins. The total distribution amount of $1,728,973.91 was mailed to the members in mid-December, with the portion each member receiving based on the member’s total billings. The refund also included $646,565.24…
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