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8:32 am on Tuesday June 3, 2014

SC asked to cut carbon emissions more than half

One of South Carolina's major utilities is warning a federal proposal that the state cuts its power plant carbon dioxide emissions by more than half by 2030 will increase the cost of power and drive away industry...
10:05 am on Saturday January 25, 2014

Solar power test farm opens in Lowcountry

South Carolina's solar power capability has been doubled by a 12-acre Walterboro solar panel farm.
7:53 am on Thursday November 14, 2013

Grainger Generating Station in Conway to be dismantled

Santee Cooper is getting ready to start the process of tearing down its Grainger Generating Station plant.
8:21 am on Tuesday April 30, 2013

Yet another lawsuit regarding Conway’s Grainger plant

Pollution from a pair of coal ash ponds at Santee Cooper’s retired Grainger electric generating plant here has sparked another lawsuit – this one filed by The Southern Environmental Law Center, which alleges the state-owned utility is violating the...
8:31 am on Thursday April 25, 2013

Thieves posing as Santee Cooper employees, company says

Santee Cooper is warning customers in Horry County of possible thieves posing as Santee Cooper employees who are entering businesses and demanding immediate payment of bills.
4:14 am on Friday February 22, 2013

Santee Cooper as well as DHEC failed to contain toxic lead

According to The State Newspaper , Santee Cooper and The South Carolina Department of Health and Eviromental Control knew for years that arsenic leaks along a coastal river face time in court over now what  environmentalists call a failure to clean...
5:51 am on Friday June 22, 2012

Santee Cooper to raise rates, needs your input (Update)

TheDigitelMYR Update June 22, 2012:  The first of the input meetings was held last night and, as predicted, there was resistance to the rate hike. WBTW quotes an attendee who talks about seniors on fixed income and how she needs the money as much or...
7:13 am on Wednesday June 13, 2012

North Myrtle Beach Chamber Recognizes Wind Energy Partners

TheDigitelMYR The North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce Convention & Visitors Bureau recently held a luncheon in conjunction with the North Strand Coastal Wind Team and City of North Myrtle Beach to recognize its Wind Team partners and...
6:27 am on Monday June 11, 2012

Planting some nice flowers for summer? Better call the State first.

Flickr User: woodleywonderworks Tommy didn't now the rules and is now facing 10 years in prison and over 9000 fines, all because he wanted a garden in his back yard in South Carolina... Safety first, so they say. There is a new South Carolina law...
1:17 am on Wednesday May 23, 2012

Santee Cooper to raise rates, wants to hear your input

Image by TheDigitel Myrtle BeachThis past Monday, May 21, Santee Cooper's Board of Directors met and agreed "to open a public comment period" on a proposed rate hike.  Santee Cooper is planning on raising rates 3.5% starting December 1 and plan on...