As S.C. lawmakers moved to slash SCE&G’s rates, the Cayce-based utility and Virginia-based Dominion Energy made a last-ditch offer to avoid the Legislature’s ax, offering bigger refunds to S.C. power customers.
Tensions over a pay scandal involving Tri-County Electric Cooperative board members erupted Thursday when the part-time board members refused demands that they resign, made by a room full of angry customers.
Gov. Henry McMaster has named himself to a nine-member committee that will meet this fall to study whether to sell Santee Cooper after the state-owned utility racked up $4 billion in construction debt before canceling a decadelong nuclear project.
SCE&G turned over roughly 1.4 million pages of documents to S.C. regulators looking into the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project. But the Cayce-based utility says the public has no right to see the documents.
SCANA said Friday it would launch its own investigation into whether its board and top executives mismanaged a failed nuclear construction project. It has added two new board members to conduct the inquiry.
Some S.C. customers will lose favorable rates, which make solar energy affordable for many, because Duke Energy has reached a limit on solar growth. The Legislature failed to extend that limit after lobbying by utilities, including Duke.
An attorney for President Donald Trump's former lawyer says "any attempt at spin cannot change what is on" a recording of Trump discussing a potential payment for a former Playboy model's account of having an affair with him years ago.
The Arizona Corporation Commission has appointed the head of the regulatory agency's Securities Division to temporarily oversee day-to-day operations of the commission's staff pending appointment of a new permanent executive director.
Business owners and residents of the central Iowa city of Marshalltown began picking up bricks from collapsed buildings, dragging away downed trees and trying to return to the lives they knew before a powerful tornado roared through their community.
Renovations at the Arcade Mall in downtown Columbia are almost complete. The historic mall will have amenities to keep people inside from morning till night with a coffee shop, retail spaces offices and lunch and dinner spots.