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Overview
Who Is Santee Cooper?

A major resource for improving the quality of life for all South Carolinians, Santee Cooper provides reliable and affordable electricity, clean and safe drinking water, environmental stewardship and programs that recruit industry and jobs. Santee Cooper is a public power utility owned by the state and invested in all 46 counties of South Carolina.

By The Numbers

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TOTAL AMOUNT OF STATE TAXPAYER MONEY EVER SPENT TO FUND SANTEE COOPER

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 $383,415,000

Santee Cooper’s payment to the state general fund from 1948-2017

1,750

full-time Santee Cooper employees

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73,800

jobs Santee Cooper helped recruit, directly and through the South Carolina Power Team and the state’s electric cooperatives

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2,000,000

South Carolinians who receive electricity directly or indirectly from Santee Cooper

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30,000,000

gallons of used motor oil collected and recycled to produce electricity by Santee Cooper

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$110,000,000 +

loans and grants Santee Cooper has provided to support industrial recruitment and jobs across South Carolina since 2010

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$134,000,000

Santee Cooper annual payroll

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$14,000,000,000

capital investment Santee Cooper helped recruit, directly and with the South Carolina Power Team and the state’s electric cooperatives