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S.C.’s lineworkers set to compete in upcoming rodeo

March 13, 2018
Electric lineworkers from across the state will show off their skills March 17 at the 21st annual Lineworkers’ Rodeo at Horry-Georgetown Technical College in Conway.

Electric cooperatives seek to preserve options in court

February 23, 2018
Central Electric Power Cooperative took action today to preserve legal options for electric cooperatives after two unfinished nuclear generating units in Fairfield County were abandoned by the owners. Santee Cooper and SCE&G stopped construction on V.C. Summer Nuclear Units 2 and 3 in July 2017.

Teams set for the 2017 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl

October 23, 2017
Coaches for the 2017 Touchstone Energy Cooperatives Bowl met on Monday, Oct. 23 in Columbia to select the 88 players who will make up this year’s roster for the all-star football game.

Convoy of utility trucks, line workers headed to South Carolina

September 11, 2017
More than 100 Arkansas line workers formed a convoy Monday as they departed nine electric cooperatives headed to South Carolina to help repair Hurricane Irma’s damage. They will join at least 200 more from other states who will be traveling early Tuesday. Crews will arrive in the damaged areas from North Carolina and Virginia on Tuesday.

Electric co-op crews stand by for Irma's almost certain damage

September 10, 2017
Emergency planners for electric co-ops expect more than 300 line workers and equipment to arrive in the next to three days, and more may be sent if needed.

Clyburn tours home weatherized by program he helped make possible

August 30, 2017
Rep. Jim Clyburn talks to homeowners Van and Leslie Dukes about the program that helped them save energy and money in their home.

Pee Dee teen wins $5,000 scholarship

August 25, 2017
Eden Wallace is surrounded by backpacks she collected and stuffed for children entering foster care. Her project earned her a $5,000 scholarship.

Co-ops voice support for stopping nuclear unit construction

July 31, 2017
Santee Cooper’s largest customer offered support today for the decision not to continue construction on two nuclear units at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station in Fairfield County.

Multi-million dollar program spurs partnership

November 11, 2016
The partnership between electric cooperatives and the non-profit Homeworks of America provides safer, more comfortable and energy efficient homes.

One-two punch from hurricane, floods inflict unmatched damage

October 13, 2016 
The “slow grind” of repairing hundreds, often thousands, of individual damages to power supply points challenged several electric cooperatives Thursday, as they worked to restore electricity to the remaining 30,000 powerless electric cooperative consumers.


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