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10/09/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Less than 24 hours after Hurricane Matthew exited Santee Cooper’s service territory, crews have restored nearly 60,000 retail customers and begun the work to restore its transmission system. Santee Cooper has approximately 900 people assessing and working on the lines, including line and tree crews from [...]
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10/08/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Hurricane Matthew has delivered the biggest hit to Santee Cooper’s transmission and distribution system since Hurricane Hugo 27 years ago, and as the storm leaves the state Santee Cooper crews are beginning in earnest the assessment and restoration process. Roughly 15 hours after Hurricane Matthew took its [...]
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10/07/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper personnel are making final preparations for the anticipated effects that Hurricane Matthew may have on Santee Cooper’s retail and wholesale customers. As of noon today, Santee Cooper went to Condition 1 alert status. This means potential disaster-causing conditions are an imminent threat and [...]
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10/06/2016

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Santee Cooper personnel are prepared for the anticipated effects that Hurricane Matthew may have on Santee Cooper’s service territory. Approximately 2 million South Carolinians depend on the state-owned electric and water utility as their power source, either directly or through the state’s electric [...]
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10/05/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. –As Hurricane Matthew continues heading toward South Carolina, Santee Cooper is making preparations to respond to any power difficulties the storm brings to our customers. Approximately 2 million South Carolinians depend on the state-owned electric and water utility as their power source, either directly or through the [...]
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09/28/2016

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Santee Cooper is offering two free Solar Energy 101 Workshops to help customers understand the solar energy technologies available to them. The workshops take place on Friday, Oct. 7 from noon-1 p.m. at the North Myrtle Beach Library (910 1st Ave S., North Myrtle Beach) and on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 10:30 a.m.-11:30am at [...]
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09/27/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — During the week of Oct. 2 to 8, Santee Cooper will be observing both American Public Power Week and Customer Service Week. Employees and the dedication they give to customers will be highlighted on social media. As a thank you to customers, the utility will be offering free snacks in its retail offices on Thursday [...]
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09/01/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – As Tropical Storm Hermine continues heading toward South Carolina, Santee Cooper is making preparations to respond to any power difficulties the storm brings to the utility’s customers. Transmission and distribution crews are stocking and fueling line trucks and other fleet vehicles in advance of the storm [...]
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08/18/2016

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 two informational sessions. Santee Cooper transmission line technicians assist in the inspection [...]
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08/18/2016

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 and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern [...]
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