Search Santee Cooper

News Releases


12/07/2015

The Santee Cooper Board of Directors approved the sale of $300,000,000 in revenue obligation bonds at today’s meeting. The 2015 Series E includes $300,000,000 in tax-exempt bonds with maturities in 2051 through 2055. The term “tax exempt” means exempt from federal and South Carolina income taxes for South Carolina [...]
Read more >>
12/07/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The Santee Cooper Board of Directors approved a $2.7 billion budget for 2016 today at its regular monthly meeting. The board also approved the 2017 and 2018 budgets for planning purposes. The 2016 budget includes $1.8 billion for the electric system, $8.3 million for the water systems and $911.4 million for [...]
Read more >>
12/07/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – The Santee Cooper Board of Directors authorized today a two-year rate adjustment for customers in 2016 and 2017 with an average annual increase between the two adjustments of approximately 3.7 percent. The board took no action on a proposed 2018 rate adjustment. Based on customer comments and management [...]
Read more >>
11/19/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Celebrate The Season returns for its fifth year to once again bring families and communities together this holiday season. Thousands of enchanting lights, weekend holiday and crafts fairs, and face time with Santa Claus are just some of the delights awaiting visitors beginning Friday, Nov. 27. Presented by Berkeley [...]
Read more >>
11/03/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Celebrate The Season presents the third annual Tinsel Trot Holiday Fun Run & Walk at Old Santee Canal Park on Saturday, Nov. 21, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Participants must register before midnight on Nov. 6 to be guaranteed a T-shirt with their race-day packet. Children of all ages are invited to take a twilight run [...]
Read more >>
11/03/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Residents of the Santee River floodplain are invited to a public meeting at Sampit Elementary School at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Santee Cooper's civil projects department will be available to share details of its Emergency Action Plan for Dam Failure and discuss emergency procedures with residents living below [...]
Read more >>
11/03/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Recent heavy rains have caused increased inflows to the Santee Cooper Lakes system, resulting in spilling operations on Lake Marion. Santee Cooper began spilling today through six primary spillway gates at the Santee Dam. The controlled spill is projected to reach 30,000 cubic feet (or 225,000 gallons) of water [...]
Read more >>
11/02/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — Santee Cooper has announced its fall and winter operating hours for the Pinopolis Lock at the Jefferies Hydroelectric Station on Lake Moultrie. Effective Tuesday, Nov. 3, the lock will be operated from 6:30 a.m. (or 30 minutes after dawn, whichever is later) to 5 p.m. (or 30 minutes before dusk, whichever is earlier) [...]
Read more >>
10/27/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. — The Santee Cooper Board of Directors today authorized a change to the contract for its joint expansion of V.C. Summer Nuclear Station with partner South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. (SCE&G), which will provide more certainty on price and schedule. The board approved a resolution authorizing Santee Cooper [...]
Read more >>
10/22/2015

MONCKS CORNER, S.C. – Santee Cooper has learned that Century Aluminum has announced plans to close its Mt. Holly plant. This is sad news. Century and prior owner Alcoa have operated the Mt. Holly plant as a leading corporate citizen in Berkeley County. They have provided jobs, civic leadership and significant community support to the [...]
Read more >>
Media Contact

____________________________

Mollie Gore

Manager of Corporate Communications
843-761-7093 (office)
843-312-8549 (mobile)
843-761-4122 (fax)

Santee Cooper Board of Directors meetings are open to the public. 

To request email notice of upcoming board meetings and advance copies of agendas, send us an email.