E4 Carolinas South Carolina Clean Energy Industries Task Force
Mindful of the efficient use of resources and conscious of the environment, the E4 Carolinas South Carolina Clean Energy Industries Task Force mission is to accelerate the growth of South Carolina’s clean energy economy through fostering collaboration among clean energy industries and stakeholders, supporting the attraction and retention of clean energy capital investment, and enhancing awareness of the economic benefits of clean energy to policy makers.
Solarize SC helps bring residential solar to South Carolinians through its list of certified solar installers.
South Carolina Board of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation
The South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing, and Regulation (LLR), through its SC Residential Builders Commission and SC Contractor’s Licensing Board, requires licenses and certifications for solar installations. For information on obtaining these licenses, as well as information about reciprocity with other states, please visit Residential Builders Commission and SC Contractor’s Licensing Board pages of the LLR website.
South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs
The South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) is the state consumer protection agency. Disputes related to solar sales and leases are regulated by SCDCA.
South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff
The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) The ORS represents consumers of investor-owned utilities (utilities) in South Carolina before the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC). The PSC is the state agency that sets utilities’ rates. The ORS must look at the impact to the consumer and utilities’ continued investment in reliable and high-quality services. The ORS also The ORS has shared oversight with federal agencies for railroad and natural gas pipeline safety in South Carolina. The ORS administers the leasing program for solar panels in South Carolina. The ORS also houses the Energy Office.
Carolinas Clean Energy Business Association
The Carolinas Clean Energy Business Association (CCEBA) is a 501(c)(6) non-profit trade association for North and South Carolina’s clean energy industry.
South Carolina Solar Council
The South Carolina Solar Council (SCSC) provides a platform for solar energy growth in South Carolina accomplished through education and dialogue with all stakeholders including citizens, advocates, utilities, and policy makers.
Public Service Commission of South Carolina
The mission of the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) is to serve the public of South Carolina by providing open and effective regulation and adjudication of the state's public utilities, through consistent administration of the law and regulatory process.