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High schoolers wrap up Virtual Youth Experience

They began the week virtually, but ended with an in-person meeting that featured S.C. Lt. Governor Pamela Evette.

Sen. Tim Scott, Rep. Nancy Mace address local high school students

Senator Tim Scott, S.C.-R, and Representative Nancy Mace, S.C.-R, spent time with students from across South Carolina as part of the Virtual Youth Experience on Thursday.

Dr. Linda Bell speaks virtually to local high school students

Wednesday marked the third day of the Virtual Youth Experience, a week-long web conference sponsored by South Carolina’s electric cooperatives, designed to bring together high-achieving high school students from across the state to meet with various local, state and national leaders.

Solar power supply deals move toward construction

Central Electric Power Cooperative, the power supplier for South Carolina’s electric cooperatives, has completed agreements with four solar developers to build five renewable energy projects in South Carolina.

Sen. Graham meets with local students during Virtual Youth Experience

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R) spent time with students from across South Carolina as part of the Virtual Youth Experience on Tuesday.

Rev. Charles Jackson and Congressman Clyburn meet with local teens

Rev. Charles Jackson and U.S. Rep. James Clyburn spent time with students from across South Carolina as part of the Virtual Youth Experience on Monday.

S.C. high school students go virtual+ this summer, compete for $5,000

​​​​​​​Eighty rising high school juniors and seniors will participate in this summer’s Virtual Youth Experience, a week-long conference that brings together high-achieving students from across South Carolina to meet with state and federal leaders.

Electric cooperatives report lower carbon dioxide emissions

Electric cooperatives today released data showing a decline in the amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) released to generate the electricity they provide to 1.5 million South Carolinians.

Fort Mill fifth grader wins 2021 Children’s Book Challenge

Angel, The Solar Bird, by Madeleine Benner, was selected as the statewide winner of the 2021 Children’s Book Challenge, sponsored by EnlightenSC—an educational initiative of the state’s independent, consumer-owned electric cooperatives.

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.

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