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Nuclear Power

Santee Cooper is a one-third owner of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Generating Station in Jenkinsville, S.C. 

Our managing partner, SCE&G, has produced a solid operating and safety record since the plant came online in 1983, and we have partnered with them again in building two new units at the Summer station. Santee Cooper will ultimately own 40 percent of the new units, when they come online.

Nuclear power is an essential component to diversifying our baseload generation mix. Nuclear power is emissions free and a proven source of reliable power, and it features low operating costs. 

More information on the V.C. Summer expansion can be found at SCANA's website.