Silicon Harbor Growing with Technology Boom

February 3, 2014 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi

Charleston is known around the world for its history and beauty. Recently, however, Charleston has landed on the map again as being ranked in the top 10 fastest growing cities for software and Internet technology. Charleston's Digital Corridor continues to expand its...

How it Works: From Sun to Electricity

December 30, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Randall

Solar Energy is generated from the Sun but how does it actually produce electricity that we can use? Don Zimmerman with the South Carolina Solar Council explains the process of how this all works together. “The sun illuminates the solar panel and we have this whole row that...

World’s Most Advanced Energy Testing Facility Opens in South Carolina

December 16, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch

Clemson University’s Restoration Institute dedicated the Drivetrain Testing Facility in North Charleston on November 21st. Palmetto Scene caught some of the highlights from the event. The facility was made possible because of a $45 million grant from the Department of...

Computer Science Education Week: Hour of Code

December 12, 2013 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by A. Randall

Did you know December 9-15 is Computer Science Education Week all across the nation? Anyone from children to adults can learn how to write code. The hands-on learning tool, “Hour of Code” , offers students the opportunity to try computer science for one hour. Over 10...