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Winter storm hits and power crews go to work

January 28, 2014

The sleet, freezing rain and snow that hit much of the state Tuesday night did not cause widespread power outages for the state's electric cooperatives.

S.C.'s largest solar farm is online

January 24, 2014

The Colleton Solar Farm, the largest facility of its kind in the state, is producing electricity just nine weeks after construction began on the project. 

Meet S.C.'s "Mr. Football"

December 16, 2013

Jacob Park, a quarterback from Stratford High School in Goose Creek, is the recipient of the 2013 South Carolina Mr. Football Award.

Phone scam investigation requested

October 15, 2013

At the urging of South Carolina’s electric cooperatives, state Attorney General Alan Wilson has asked SLED to investigate a sophisticated phone scam that is defrauding utility consumers across the state.  

Co-ops, Santee Cooper to create state's largest solar farm

September 11, 2013

Santee Cooper, Central Electric Power Cooperative and the state's electric cooperatives are advancing plans to build the largest solar farm in the state.

Jeter awarded co-op scholarship

July 29, 2013

Seyward Jeter of Murrells Inlet is the recipient of the 2013 WIRE Jenny Ballard Opportunity Scholarship for Women Returning to College. 

Familiar game gets a new sponsor and a new name

June 13, 2013

South Carolina’s electric cooperatives have assumed primary sponsorship of the North-South All-Star Football game, played each December. 

New power-purchase agreement to benefit millions of South Carolinians

May 20, 2013

Santee Cooper and the Central Electric Power Cooperative today signed a multi-billion-dollar cost-saving extension of an agreement to purchase power from Santee Cooper. 

Governor thanks co-ops, others for help in DOR breach

November 02, 2012

Governor Nikki Haley today announced that public and private utilities and the twenty electric cooperatives of South Carolina are including a message regarding identity theft protection in customers’ electric and gas bills.  

S.C. co-ops respond to Hurricane Sandy with “major mobilization” of crews

October 29, 2012

Electric cooperatives from South Carolina have sent 108 employees to states being directly impacted by Hurricane Sandy.  


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