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Brief electric outage planned for St. Stephen


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 unplanned outages, customers can report them online at or by calling 1-888-769-7688. Customers also can visit Santee Cooper’s Storm Center at to view real-time outage information and estimated restoration times.


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