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MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The Santee Cooper Board of Directors approved two new officers today. Marc R. Tye is now executive vice president of competitive markets and generation, and Thomas B. Curtis is vice president of generating stations. Tye joined Santee Cooper in 1984 and has served in a number of capacities, including manager of [...]

DARLINGTON, S.C. — When the green flags drop at Darlington Raceway for the two NASCAR races this Labor Day weekend, it will mean more than drivers vying for victory lane. That's because all the electrical needs of the NASCAR XFINITY Series VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 on Sept. 5 and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper is accepting applications for transmission line technicians for current and future job openings and invites interested candidates to learn more about the position and its requirements at one of five informational sessions. Santee Cooper transmission line technicians assist in the inspection [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper provided hands-on experience in critical fields of the energy industry to South Carolina educators as part of its 30th annual Energy Educators Institute series at the Wampee Conference Center in Pinopolis, S.C. This summer, 75 educators from across the state participated in this graduate level course [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — South Carolina's largest used motor oil collection effort, Santee Cooper's Give Oil for Energy Recovery (GOFER) program, has collected more than 30 million gallons of used motor oil as it celebrates its 25 th birthday this month. Those 30 million gallons, which would have otherwise been discarded, have safely been [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Each year, twelve gifted South Carolina college students apply their knowledge from textbooks and labs to a hands-on learning experience as Santee Cooper Environmental Interns. The Environmental Intern Program turns 25 this summer and has hosted a total of 261 participants since 1990. As in past years, this year's [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — During the period of July 27-Aug. 7, Santee Cooper will conduct helicopter treatments of EPA-approved aquatic herbicides targeting the invasive aquatic plant crested floating heart in upper Lake Marion. These applications should improve lake access for residential and commercial properties, restore recreational [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper set a monthly record for pond ash reclaimed for recycling in June, and the utility has already reclaimed almost as much pond ash from three generating stations this year as it did in all of 2014. In June, excavators reclaimed 47,864 tons of ash from ponds at Jefferies, Winyah and Grainger generating [...]

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors today authorized a public comment period for a proposed three-year rate adjustment beginning in 2016. If approved, the adjustment would be the utility's first since 2013. The public comment period begins today and continues through Aug. 27, with options to comment online or by regular mail. People may also [...]

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — The 400-foot beachfront swimming area at Santee Cooper's Overton Park on Lake Moultrie opens Saturday, May 23, and remains open through Labor Day. Overton Park, located five miles north of Moncks Corner, will be open daily to the public from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., with certified lifeguards on duty. Hours will be [...]
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