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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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10/18/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper announced today that the Pinopolis Lock at its Jefferies Hydroelectric Station on Lake Moultrie will be taken out of service for maintenance on Monday, Oct. 24. However, the 75-foot, single-lift lock will be in service during the three-month repair period on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays (Oct. 28 [...]
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10/11/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Flooded areas and fallen trees continue to challenge Santee Cooper transmission and distribution crews working to restore power to customers, but steady progress has marked the third day of restoration. Utility and contract crews re-energized nine more transmission lines today, leaving 15 still out. Of those 15 [...]
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10/10/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – As of 3 p.m. today, Santee Cooper has restored more than two-thirds of its transmission outages across the state and nearly three-fourths of its retail customers who lost power due to Hurricane Matthew. Transmission crews have reenergized lines serving several of the impacted electric cooperatives, including [...]
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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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