Category Archives: Energy

Santee Cooper Recognized as a Smart Energy Provider

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. – Santee Cooper has earned a Smart Energy Provider (SEP) designation from the American Public Power Association for demonstrating commitment to and proficiency in energy efficiency, distributed generation and environmental initiatives that support a goal of providing low-cost, quality, safe and reliable electric service. Chris Van Dokkumburg, Planning Analyst at Holland Board…
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Santee Cooper, Laurens Electric Cooperative Advancing Economic Development in Laurens County

Santee Cooper approved a $5 million economic development loan to a subsidiary of Laurens Electric Cooperative, through the state-owned utility’s economic development revolving loan program. The loan recipient is 1939 Land Management LLC, the cooperative’s wholly owned economic development subsidiary. The loan will be used to construct a 150,660 square-foot, Class A speculative building in…
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Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway Goes Green

DARLINGTON, S.C. – Race fans have a chance to win a pace car ride at the Bojangles’ Southern 500 green race at Darlington Raceway. The Labor Day weekend race will be fueled by 100 percent Green Power, distributed by Pee Dee Electric Cooperative and generated by state-owned utility Santee Cooper. To help celebrate Green Power…
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Southern Current Launching New Solar Projects in Darlington County

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Southern Current, a leading developer in the residential, commercial and utility-scale solar markets, is expanding its solar farm portfolio with new facilities in Darlington County. The company is investing in a total of six individual projects within Darlington County, bringing a collective capital investment of more than $141 million. Southern Current is…
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