A Teacher Education Course at the Duke Energy Bad Creek Hydro Station in Salem, SC

Clemson University , Clemson, SC

This project will teach K-12 teachers about the ecology of a Duke Energy facility, the Bad Creek Hydro Station in Salem, SC. It will educate local K-12 teachers about hydroelectric and nuclear power production, and will fully support 12 K-12 teachers to complete a Clemson University graduate course focused on energy and the ecology of the area surrounding the Bad Creek Hydroelectric Station.

Counties Impacted:

  • Pickens County
  • Anderson County



The Water Resource Fund from Duke Energy is a multiyear, $10 million commitment to protect and restore waterways in the Carolinas and neighboring states. Learn more about the projects we’ve supported, and how you can get involved.