RENEWABLES: S.C. takes 'deliberate' steps toward solar Kristi E. Swartz, E&E reporter Published: Tuesday, April 1, 2014 South Carolina has laid the groundwork to significantly expand its use of solar. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.