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Energy

Oct 13, 2021

GE invests $5M in Next Generation of Greenville engineers

The company selected Greenville as one of four locations to establish a program designed to increase the diversity of young people in engineering. GE is working with Clemson University on programs for kids aged 13 to 18.

Oct 4, 2021

AT&T contributes to Unity Park project

AT&T South Carolina has joined the ranks of almost a dozen private donors to Greenville’s 60-acre Unity Park project.

Aug 20, 2021

Anderson gains new farm as county becomes solar hotspot

A slew of recent solar investments are putting Anderson County on the grid as a green energy hub in the Upstate. The latest, a $68 million farm built out by Cypress Creek Renewables is expected to power 9,100 homes each year.

Aug 16, 2021

Logisticus Group partners with turbine recycling company

Logisticus Group and Tennessee company Carbon Rivers are collaborating on efforts to recycle wind turbine blades for aftermarket uses.

Aug 2, 2021

Xinjiang solar ban spurs caching, reshoring in S.C.

China’s Xinjiang province, nestled against Kazakhstan and Russia, may be a three-day drive from the country’s economic center in Shanghai, but the area manufactures 45% of all polysilicon used across the globe.

Jul 26, 2021

Proterra partners with Taylor Machine Works on electric forklift project

Proterra, a company that develops and manufactures commercial vehicle electrification technology, and Taylor Machine Works Inc. have partnered to create electric container handlers for ports and electric forklifts.

Jul 8, 2021

First Solar invests $11M in underserved communities

A solar technology company that recently moved near Greer’s Inland Port plans to revitalize communities across the Southeast and beyond with an $11 million investment in the Local Initiatives Support Corp. and Hope Credit Union.

Jun 30, 2021

VisionGreenwood takes action on wider broadband access

The organization recently launched the “Closing the Gapâ€_x009d_ speed test to collect real-time internet speed data over the next few weeks. It is a crowd-sourced internet test created to collect the data needed to build a case for addition

Jun 24, 2021

Proterra lands contract for Miami bus fleet

Proterra Inc. and Florida’s Miami-Dade County this week announced a fleet electrification project with the county acquiring 42 Proterra ZX5+ electric transit buses, featuring a total of 19 megawatt-hours of battery storage capacity

Jun 22, 2021

Next-Gen Mail Truck’ to be made in Spartanburg

The U.S. Postal Delivery Service’s newest ride — which appear to be right out of a Pixar film according to some pundits — will start its life in Spartanburg with a $155 investment in the county.

Jun 18, 2021

Proterra rings closing Nasdaq bell after going public

Greenville's electric bus manufacturer debuted on Nasdaq this week after announcing plans in January to go public following the company's acquisition by Boston investment firm ArcLight Clean Transition Corp.

Jun 17, 2021

Colonial Pipeline under fire for 16,000 shuttered stations

Security gatehouses shield Colonial Pipeline’s corporate office yet the company's CEO admits the hacked account lacked basic authentication measures. GSA Business Report follows up on the fallout at Upstate tank farms.