Santee Cooper currently serves more than 2 million South Carolinians (in total) and is the state’s largest power producer. Servicing more than 700,000 electric customers across the state, Santee Cooper also supplies power directly to 29 large industrial customers in 10 counties, the town of Bamberg, the City of Georgetown and the Charleston Air Force Base.
Based on generation, this state-owned electric and water utility is the nation's second largest publicly owned electric utility among state, municipal and district systems, and the third largest based on megawatt-hour sales to ultimate customers.
While new business developments continue to play a vital role in realizing long-term economic growth for the company, Santee Cooper is also a recognized leader in Green, renewable energy generation from landfill initiatives, utility-connected wind turbines, to a dedicated 311-kilowatt solar installation.
Santee Cooper is committed to providing operational excellence while continuously improving performance to its traditional residential and business customers.