Solar

New Solar Farm Headed to Orangeburg County

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–A large solar investment is coming to Orangeburg County. According to state officials, Eagle solar group announced plans to construct a new 87.9 million dollar solar farm in Orangeburg County. Officials say the company develops utility-scale solar farms in several U.S. regions, with a specific focus on the Midwest and the Southeast. Officials say the solar project is…

Saluda County Goes Solar

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Saluda County is going solar. On Friday,  Governor Henry McMaster was on hand this afternoon for a ribbon-cutting ceremony on a solar farm. Officials with Pine Gate Renewables say they will power 600 homes a year. The solar farm brings an investment of more than six million dollars and 140 new jobs to Saluda county. Categories: Local…

Total Solar Eclipse

Camp Eclipse! at Camp Barstow Experience the Great American Eclipse, Indian Waters Scout style! Spend the last weekend of summer at a once in a lifetime event – Great American Eclipse of 2017! Spend Three Days at Camp Barstow on the Centerline of the Eclipse! Merit Badges, STEM NOVA Activities for Cub and Boy Scouts & Venturers. Experts from the…

Mars, Sun, Line up for Solar Show

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) _ Last week, Mercury stole the show. Now it’s Mars’ turn. On Sunday morning, Mars, Earth and the sun will line up perfectly in the sky. This once-every-two-years event is called Mars opposition. That’s because Mars and the sun will be on opposite sides of Earth. Right now, Mars is about 48 million miles from us….