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USC student, co-op member wins national scholarship

August 1, 2014

Blake Ward, a member of Black River Electric Cooperative and current USC student, has been selected to receive a $1,000 scholarship.

Youth Tour 2014 takes on Washington

June 19, 2014

S.C.'s largest delegation ever returned June 19 from five days in the nation's capital, visiting monuments and museums, meeting with the state's representatives in Congress and helping the Washington Youth Tour mark its 50th anniversary. 

New effort to promote independence, wellness and quality of life for S.C. senior citizens

May 14, 2014

With the senior citizen population expected to reach two million in South Carolina by 2029, a mere 15 years away, a new statewide resource was announced today to coordinate assistance for them. 

Run United 5K, 10K and Kids Fun Run

April 07, 2014

Aiken Electric Cooperative’s third annual RUN UNITED, benefiting United Way of Aiken County, is scheduled for Saturday April 26, 2014. 

Merriwether Middle School shines in Edgefield County

April 02, 2014

April 2, 2014 was a bright day at Merriwether Middle School as the school joined more than 20 other Solar Schools in South Carolina.

Winter storm hits and power crews go to work

January 28, 2014

The sleet, freezing rain and snow that hit much of the state Tuesday night did not cause widespread power outages for the state's electric cooperatives.

S.C.'s largest solar farm is online

January 24, 2014

The Colleton Solar Farm, the largest facility of its kind in the state, is producing electricity just nine weeks after construction began on the project. 

Meet S.C.'s "Mr. Football"

December 16, 2013

Jacob Park, a quarterback from Stratford High School in Goose Creek, is the recipient of the 2013 South Carolina Mr. Football Award.

Phone scam investigation requested

October 15, 2013

At the urging of South Carolina’s electric cooperatives, state Attorney General Alan Wilson has asked SLED to investigate a sophisticated phone scam that is defrauding utility consumers across the state.  

Co-ops, Santee Cooper to create state's largest solar farm

September 11, 2013

Santee Cooper, Central Electric Power Cooperative and the state's electric cooperatives are advancing plans to build the largest solar farm in the state.


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