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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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01/28/2016

Due to current lake levels, Santee Cooper began spilling operations at the Santee Dam. The controlled spill began today at 5,000 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 increased flows into the lakes, is expected to continue until [...]
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01/26/2016

Nearly perfect marks in power reliability and outage restoration kept Santee Cooper’s latest residential customer satisfaction score well above the national average, with an overall satisfaction score of 97 percent, according to an independent study conducted in October by Market Search. Beyond overall satisfaction, the study looks at [...]
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01/25/2016

CONWAY, S.C. — Santee Cooper's ongoing dismantling of Grainger Generating Station will mark a significant milestone at 8 a.m. on Sunday, Feb. 7, when contractors are scheduled to bring down the station's two stacks. Plans are being finalized now to topple the stacks with a series of small, controlled explosions that weaken the stacks on [...]
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