Palmetto State eyes a new resource: wind

As the entire Eastern Seaboard of the U.S. wakes up to the prospect of a new, clean offshore energy industry, South Carolina is moving to stake a claim to leadership, according to a recent article in the Myrtle Beach Sun News: “Capitalizing on natural and manmade resources readily available in our own backyard, The Palmetto State may emerge as the big winner as teams of researchers, scientists and engineers from Coastal Carolina University, Clemson University, the South Carolina Energy office and Santee Cooper work collaboratively with industry and environmental leaders and state and local officials to harness the kinetic energy of the offshore wind industry.”

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