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Santee Cooper offers free Solar Energy 101 Workshop


<p>Colleton County Solar Farm</p>

Colleton County Solar Farm

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 Cooper’s recently launched Solar Home and Solar Business programs, which offer residential and commercial customers rebates and the opportunity to take advantage of the many benefits rooftop solar energy systems provide. Santee Cooper’s outreach coordinator for rooftop solar programs will guide participants through the current state of the solar industry, how solar energy systems work and are installed, innovations in technology and current financial incentives offered at the federal and state levels. He also will discuss Santee Cooper’s rooftop solar programs, including the application process, rebates, energy credits and residential low-interest loans. Light refreshments will be provided. Seating is limited and RSVPs are required. Those interested should RSVP to Nick Safay at (843) 274-1170 or More information on Santee Cooper’s solar programs can be found at

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