Friday, February 6, 2015

Colleton Solar Farm generates enough energy to power 300 homes in 1st year

By Liz Segrist
Published Feb. 2, 2015
Data indicate that the tracking panels that follow the sun generate power for about 3 1/2 hours longer than the fixed panels during the longest days of summer. Nearly two hours of that time is electricity delivered during the afternoon peak of power demand.

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The head of the FCC just proposed the strongest net neutrality rules eve

By Brian Fung

In a Wired op-ed, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler announced he wants to regulate Internet providers with the most aggressive tool at his disposal: Title II of the Communications Act. In addition to covering fixed broadband providers such as Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the draft rules would cover wireless providers such as T-Mobile and Sprint. The rules would also make speeding up or slowing down Web traffic — a tactic known as prioritization — illegal. And it would ban the blocking of Web traffic outright.

Monday, February 2, 2015

SCANA closes on $492.9M sale of pipeline subsidiary

Dominion paid $492.9 million for the pipeline company, which owns and operates nearly 1,500 miles of federally regulated interstate natural gas pipeline in South Carolina and southeastern Georgia.

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