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03/13/2017

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Celebrate The Season raised $150,720.17 in 2016 for charities serving Berkeley County and the tri-county area. The month-long holiday festival has raised more than $712,000 since its 2011 debut, which includes sponsorships, gate returns, proceeds from vendor sales and the Tinsel Trot holiday fun run [...]
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03/07/2017

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The 18th annual Shuckin’ in the Park Oyster Roast is Saturday, March 11, at Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner. Park gates open at noon and oysters will be served from 1 to 6 p.m. Admission is $3 in advance and $5 the day of the event. Order advance tickets by calling the park at 843-899-5200. Visa [...]
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02/27/2017

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. – Palmetto Electric Cooperative and Santee Cooper once again teamed up with the RBC Heritage Presented by Boeing to power the 2017 tournament with 100 percent Green Power, making the RBC Heritage and Green Power the perfect pairing for the environment and South Carolina for nine years in a row. RBC Heritage will [...]
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02/06/2017

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper awarded the contract for the demolition of Jefferies Generating Station near Moncks Corner to DEMCO Inc. DEMCO has started pre-demolition site work and is currently beginning general preparations, collecting and sorting materials and equipment, and setting up for asbestos abatement. Demolition work [...]
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01/24/2017

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. —According to a survey conducted by MarketSearch, residential customers gave Santee Cooper an overall customer satisfaction score of more than 97 percent, higher than the national average of almost 90 percent. The independent survey rates utilities on industry issues such as power quality, customer care, service [...]
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12/21/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper has scheduled a brief planned outage for 7 a.m. on Sunday, Jan. 1, to repair the main line that feeds the St. Stephen substation. The outage, which is expected to last around one hour, will affect about 1,000 Santee Cooper residential and commercial customers in the St. Stephen area. In the event of [...]
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12/05/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – In its 2017 spending plan approved today, the Santee Cooper Board of Directors held operating and maintenance costs to 2016 levels. The board also approved capital investments in new nuclear generation and improvements to the utility’s electric grid and environmental controls. The board approved the 2018 and [...]
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12/05/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper customers who install rooftop solar panels or buy into Solar Share, the utility’s community solar project, will see their solar investment pay off much sooner under new incentives that the Board of Directors approved today. New incentives include larger per-watt rebates. The rebate for [...]
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11/15/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Celebrate The Season’s Holiday Lights Driving Tour and weekend Holiday Fairs kick off the holiday season on Friday, Nov. 25 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Celebrate The Season has donated more than a half million dollars to local charities since 2011. Presented by Berkeley Electric Cooperative and organized by Santee [...]
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10/24/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – From Oct. 25 through Nov. 7, Santee Cooper will conduct helicopter applications of Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) approved herbicides to control giant cutgrass in lakes Marion and Moultrie. These applications should improve lake access for residential and commercial properties and improve recreational [...]
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