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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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07/23/2016

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors today authorized the utility to proceed with securing an option that substantially fixes the costs to complete two new units at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station. The fixed price option is an additional benefit to an amended Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) Agreement that gives greater cost and [...]
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07/22/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The Santee Cooper Board of Directors approved the sale of $52.4 million in revenue obligation bonds during a special telephonic board meeting today. The proceeds will be used to refund and restructure existing debt. The 2016C bond sale involved tax-exempt bonds with maturities from 2022 to 2036. The all-in true [...]
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06/22/2016

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors has approved two new officers. Dom Maddalone has been named senior vice president of information systems and chief information officer, and Rahul Dembla has been named vice president of planning and pricing. Maddalone previously was Vice President of IT Infrastructure and Chief Technology Officer for [...]
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06/03/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper is offering a free Solar Energy 101 Workshop to help customers understand the solar energy technologies available to them. The workshop will be held on Saturday, June 18, from 10:30 a.m. – noon at the Surfside Beach Public Library, located at 410 Surfside Dr. The workshop complements Santee [...]
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05/17/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — The 400-foot beachfront swimming area at Santee Cooper's Overton Beach Park on Lake Moultrie opens Saturday, May 28, 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 [...]
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04/29/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The Bamberg Department of Public Works, Bamberg School District 1 and Santee Cooper dedicated today a Green Power Solar School at Richard Carroll Elementary School. The school has been equipped with a solar cell array that is already producing electricity from the sun’s rays, providing students with a firsthand [...]
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04/06/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — State-owned utility Santee Cooper has announced its spring and summer hours for the Pinopolis Lock at the Jefferies Hydroelectric Station on Lake Moultrie. Effective Monday, April 11, the lock will be operated from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Digital signage at the lock will display the current operating status. Please [...]
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