Monthly Archives: November 2012

Former Progress CEO to Lead Tennessee Valley Authority

Bill Johnson, former CEO of Progress Energy and the CEO ousted by Duke Energy just after the two utilities finalized their $35 billion merger, has been selected to lead the Tennessee Valley Authority. Read More

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SCE&G Hears From Customers About Rate Increase

The Public Service Commission heard from a large, vocal crowd at last week’s rate increase hearing for SCE&G. Understandably, there has been a fair amount of media coverage in the wake of the hearing. Read More

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South Carolinians Help With Post-Sandy Recovery

Employees from our Electric Cooperatives and SCE&G, along with other volunteers from SC, helped with restoration efforts in the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast after Superstorm Sandy and the frigid nor’easter which followed. Read More

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DOE Suspends Small Reactor Work at SRS

In a surprising announcement, the Department of Energy has suspended all small nuclear reactor work at the Savannah River Site. As with the production tax credit for wind, the federal government’s ability to finance energy projects has been hampered recently. … Continue reading

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SCE&G Requests a 6.61% Rate Increase

Since 2004, SCE&G’s requested rate increases have driven up electricity prices by 58%, and further increases are scheduled through 2019. SCE&G customers currently pay ~40% more than Duke Energy customers, and the most recent request by SCE&G would raise rates … Continue reading

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