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The novel coronavirus, your electric bill and your electric cooperative

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is a rapidly evolving situation. South Carolina's electric cooperatives are committed to helping their members and employees navigate and ever-changing situation. Learn what co-ops are doing.

Co-ops power provider joins regional transmission organization

Central Electric Power Cooperative, the Columbia-based wholesale power provider for electric cooperatives, has joined PJM Interconnection, a regional transmission organization headquartered in Norristown, Pennsylvania.

Co-op announces power purchase from two S.C. solar projects

Central Electric Power Cooperative announced today plans to purchase 150 megawatts of solar power at two locations in Orangeburg County.

Finalists picked for 2019 Mr. Football in S.C.

There are seven finalists for the coveted title of Mr. Football. See who the judge's have picked.

Aiken teen wins $5,000 college scholarship

Rachel Larson of Aiken is the recipient of the 2019 R.D. Bennett Community Service Scholarship. She was one  presented by The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina, Inc., the trade association for South Carolina’s independent, not-for profit electric cooperatives.

Electric cooperative recovery varies along coast

The pace of power restoration for electric cooperatives follows the south-to-north path of Hurricane Dorian, and cooperatives around Charleston and Myrtle Beach may be affected more than those farther south. The storm passed somewhat closer to land as it approached Charleston. 

Co-ops pack bags for more efficient power restoration

Utility line workers preparing for the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian are not going to war, but their bags are packed with meals-ready-to-eat similar to those used by soldiers. 

South Carolina’s electric cooperatives prepare for Hurricane Dorian

Storm preparations are underway and will continue tomorrow as South Carolina’s electric cooperatives brace for potential damage from Hurricane Dorian.

Governor signs new rules for electric cooperatives

Gov. Henry McMaster has signed legislation that revises rules that govern electric cooperatives, increasing transparency to co-op members and adding limited government oversight.

Fifth grade student wins 2019 Children's Book Challenge

See what Myah McMillan did to earn the title of state winner in this children's book competition.


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