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 all 86 of the projects we’ve supported so far, and how you can get involved.