South Carolina Takes Lead on Climate Change

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    "hard work" :lol:

    also note the "New Hampshire Clean Energy Trail" article on the same page....
     
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    I guarantee the reason for this Exec. Order is because SC is actively recruiting all of the large companies involved in alternative fuels and plug-in technologies to center their research in the state.

    The Innovista project is already looking like it is going to be centered around this type of research, and I applaud my state for being in the center of it all.
     
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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(Danny @ Apr 12 2007, 02:10 PM) [snapback]422177[/snapback]</div>
    This is good news. I've known that the Palmetto State was working to draw in Hydrogen research. Seeing a broader stroke is great. The most important thing, I think, to note is that conservatives and liberals are starting to see eye to eye on these issues. That will help take all of the political rancor out of the arena, which is smashing!
     
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    <div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(jgills240 @ Apr 12 2007, 02:32 PM) [snapback]422150[/snapback]</div>
    http://www.renewableenergyaccess.com/rea/news/story?id=48102

    Maryland is in play too.
     
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    Don't get me wrong, I agree that any work for cleaner energy is a good step. I just had to laugh when I read that they spent many months of hard work to come up with a committee. :D

    now I would say that's a very strong step toward climate change! 1500 MW is a tangible goal. a committee is just a tiny beginning. so I would think Maryland is taking the lead (at least between the two).
     
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    that's 1.5GW by 2022 though, which is less impressive. With any luck this will be one of those initiatives that gets met well ahead of time. Here in CO Xcel Energy has already the 10% renewable goal mandated by our RPS... 8 years ahead of schedule. Of course the guv and the legislature just expand the goal to 20% (by 2020). Hopefully we'll have met that goal by 2010 or there abouts.
     
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