SC Nexus for Advanced Resilient Energy

*2023 Tech Hubs Designee

Lead Agency: South Carolina Department of Commerce

States Served: South Carolina, Georgia

Applicant-Defined Region: Midlands and Upstate (Greenville-Anderson MSA; Columbia; Spartanburg; and surrounding counties), and Augusta-Richmond County GA-SC MSA

Core Technology Area: clean energy supply chain

Contact: Fearn Gupton ([email protected])

The SC Nexus for Advanced Resilient Energy (SC Nexus), led by the South Carolina Department of Commerce, aims to be a global leader in advanced energy by developing, testing, and deploying exportable electricity technologies. This Tech Hub will leverage the region’s dynamic and growing manufacturing base, superior research capabilities, and demonstrated record of public-private collaboration to innovate and commercialize emerging energy storage materials and manufacturing techniques, including a demonstrative microgrid implementation that integrates renewable energy and storage into the state’s electricity systems. In doing so, SC Nexus seeks to strengthen domestic manufacturing and national energy security while developing exportable, high-demand products and tools critical to the advanced energy supply chain.

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