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08/25/2017

Santee Cooper President and CEO Lonnie Carter announced today his retirement from Santee Cooper after a 35-year career that saw Santee Cooper triple in generating capacity and number of customers served. Carter will leave Santee Cooper with rates lower than the state and national averages, customer satisfaction ratings well above the national [...]
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08/18/2017

The Pinopolis Lock will not operate on Monday, Aug. 21, from 1:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., the timeframe during the eclipse. The lock, located on Lake Moultrie at the Jefferies Hydroelectric Station, will cease operations during that time for safety reasons. Digital signage at the lock will display the current operating status. Please remember [...]
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08/16/2017

When the green flag drops at Darlington Raceway on Labor Day weekend, drivers could earn their “green stripe” on turn 4 at the track Too Tough to Tame. Turn 4 will be painted green as a reminder to be kind to the environment. And Darlington Raceway is doing just that by using 100 percent Green Power for the electrical needs of the [...]
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08/15/2017

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper will test its sirens located below the Santee Dam and in the Santee River floodplain on Aug. 22 at approximately 9 a.m. The siren tests will be part of full-scale exercise to test Santee Cooper’s Emergency Action Plan for Dam Failure. The exercise will involve various municipal, county, state and [...]
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08/11/2017

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The Santee Cooper Board of Directors today authorized management to withdraw two proposed rate increases that if approved, would have taken effect in 2018 and 2019. The action follows the Board’s suspension last week of the construction of two nuclear power units at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station. Today’s [...]
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07/31/2017

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The Santee Cooper Board of Directors approved today the suspension of construction of Units 2 and 3 at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Jenkinsville, SC. The decision is anticipated to save Santee Cooper customers nearly $7 billion in additional costs to complete the project, including projected interest during [...]
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07/27/2017

Cayce, SC, July 27, 2017…  South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation (SCANA) ( NYSE:SCG), and Santee Cooper, have entered into a definitive agreement with Toshiba Corporation (Toshiba) for Toshiba to pay $2.168 billion ($1.192 billion to SCE&G for its 55% and $0.976 billion [...]
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06/26/2017

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors today authorized a public comment period for a proposed two-year rate adjustment beginning in 2018. The public comment period continues through Sept. 22, with options to comment online or by regular mail. People may also comment in person during a series of meetings in August. The proposed rate [...]
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06/26/2017

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05/27/2017

The 400-foot beachfront swimming area at Santee Cooper's Overton Beach Park on Lake Moultrie opens Saturday, May 27, and remains open through Labor Day. Overton Beach 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 limited to weekends [...]
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