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Electricity reliability and electric cooperatives in South Carolina

Could mass power outages that happened in Texas also happen in South Carolina? We have the answers.

S.C. electric cooperatives press for results on rural internet access

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina electric cooperatives today urged federal regulators to ensure internet providers deliver on promises to bring high-speed internet access to rural areas. The push comes after some providers won a portion of the $20.4 billion in federal grants that included new requirements to meet the needs of unserved and underserved areas.

Meet Mr. Football for 2020

Tyrion Ingram-Dawkins from Gaffney High School is the winner of this year's award.

Cooperative to seek more solar power

Central Electric Power Cooperative, the power supplier for South Carolina’s electric cooperatives, will be adding new renewable solar energy to its resource portfolio, a decision made November 11, 2020, by its board of trustees.

Finalists named for Mr. Football in S.C.

Meet the five players named as finalists for Mr. Football in South Carolina.

Edgefield County teens wins $5,000 scholarship from state's co-ops

See why this young lady has won the R.D. Bennett Community Service Scholarship for 2020.

S.C. high school students win $5,000 scholarship

Three South Carolina high school students won $5,000 each in an audio podcast scholarship competition sponsored by South Carolina’s electric cooperatives.

Hootie & the Blowfish drummer speaks to Virtual Youth Experience

Jim "Soni" Sonefeld shared his story of overcoming addiction with students participating in the first-ever Virtual Youth Experience.

Rev. Charles Jackson, Rep. Jim Clyburn address Virtual Youth Experience

Rev. Charles Jackson, pastor of Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia, and Rep. Jim Clyburn spoke on Thursday to students attending the electric cooperatives Virtual Youth Experience.

Senators Scott, Graham address race relations with students

Senators Tim Scott (R) and Lindsey Graham (R) spent time with students from across South Carolina as part of the Virtual Youth Experience on Wednesday.

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