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04/01/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — The Santee Cooper Vector Management Program has announced the areas in its management control zone for this year's seasonal mosquito spraying around lakes Marion and Moultrie. Santee Cooper typically sprays around 60,000 acres annually by truck for adult mosquito control and about 300 acres for larval control in [...]
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03/31/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper will conduct a test of its 15 warning sirens for the Santee River floodplain in Berkeley, Clarendon and Williamsburg counties on Monday, April 4. The tests are scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. and last a few minutes. As part of the test, Santee Cooper will set off each siren in test mode, which includes [...]
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03/28/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper's spring 2016 Mini-Bond sale is April 1-29 and offers investors the opportunity to purchase tax-free bonds for as little as $200. Santee Cooper Mini-Bonds, which are tax exempt, are available for purchase by residents of South Carolina, customers of Santee Cooper, members of the state’s electric [...]
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03/21/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — The Santee Cooper Board of Directors today approved South Carolina's first community solar project and new rebates for its community and rooftop solar programs. All programs will launch April 1 and are designed to help customers invest in solar power and cut their electric bills over the life of the program [...]
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03/08/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — The public is invited to attend the 19th annual Santee Cooper Lineworkers' Rodeo, which takes place Saturday, March 19, at Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner. The Lineworkers' Rodeo begins promptly at 8 a.m. with a unique flag-raising ceremony, and admission is free. Line technicians representing Santee Cooper [...]
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03/01/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — The annual Shuckin’ in the Park Oyster Roast, now entering its 17th consecutive year, is Saturday, March 12, from 1 to 6 p.m. at Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner. Park gates open at 9 a.m. In addition to oysters, this briny feast will feature activities for children, including a free jump castle [...]
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02/29/2016

HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. — PGA TOUR members know what it's like to swing for the green, and so do Palmetto Electric Cooperative and Santee Cooper. For the last eight years, they have joined forces with the RBC Heritage Presented By Boeing Golf Tournament to make each swing a little greener — with 100 percent Green Power. RBC [...]
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02/23/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Celebrate The Season raised $153,848.85 during its 2015 run for charities serving Berkeley County and the tri-county area. The month-long holiday festival has raised more than $562,000 since debuting in 2011. The totals include sponsorships, gate returns, and proceeds from vendor sales and the Tinsel Trot holiday fun [...]
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02/07/2016

CONWAY, S.C. — Santee Cooper brought down Grainger Generating Station’s two, 300-foot stacks at 8 a.m. today, the final significant structures to be removed in the ongoing dismantling of the station and a significant symbol of Santee Cooper’s increasing reliance on emissions-free and renewable generation. The stacks had been a [...]
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02/03/2016

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Due to current lake levels and forecasted rainfall upstream, Santee Cooper began spilling operations today at the Santee Dam. The controlled spill began at 2,500 cubic feet of water per second into the Santee River. Spilling, which is a normal part of Santee Cooper’s hydroelectric operations in periods of [...]
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