Two identical nuclear projects, one in Georgia and one in South Carolina. Only one survived.
Insights that would have alerted regulators to problems with the nuclear project were scrubbed from an audit two years ago
Early signs of 'incompetence at every level' went unheeded as South Carolina rushed toward 'sexy' nuclear future
Internal Westinghouse document warned South Carolina nuclear reactor construction was 'at risk' in 2011
Documents show failed South Carolina nuclear project was years and millions of hours away from completion
SCANA CEO Kevin Marsh is at the center of the nuclear project's spectacular failure. Who is he?
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If the temporary reduction is allowed to stand, it would cost the utility about $270 million.
South Carolina Electric & Gas customers could be entitled to even deeper cuts in power rates than they won in court this week, according to a federal judge.
South Carolina Electric & Gas customers’ power bills will fall 15 percent on Tuesday after a federal judge allowed a temporary rate cut to take effect, sealing a major victory for the state Legislature.
Lawyers facing off against SCE&G and its parent company, SCANA Corp., believe the judge's decision is the first major domino to fall in the battle for information about the $9 billion nuclear failure.
The aftermath of two canceled nuclear reactors in South Carolina is still unfolding more than a year after South Carolina Electric & Gas and Santee Cooper pulled the plug on the V.C. Summe…
A federal judge refused Thursday to end a lawsuit by South Carolina Electric Gas that also seeks to stop a temporary rate cut for customers who continue to pay for the utility's abandoned nuclear reactor project.
The General Assembly adopted an act in late June that would temporarily reduce the amount of money SCE&G can charge power customers for the failed expansion of the V.C. Summer nuclear plant.
SCANA Corp.’s investors don’t want its top executives to land golden parachutes, but it doesn’t matter. If SCANA is sold, their pay is locked in.
The typical Santee Cooper electric ratepayer will pay more than $6,000 to pay off the utility’s share of the failed nuclear project, a bill they’ll pay in monthly $13 installments for the next…
Shareholders of troubled South Carolina utility SCANA have approved a deal to merge the company with Virginia-based Dominion Energy.
A top SCANA accountant says the company’s most powerful executives pressured her to lie and she was given altered information to share with state regulators about how much it would cost to fin…
Undercutting arguments that a legislative-approved electric rate cut will damage the parent of S.C. Electric & Gas, lawyers revealed in federal court on Monday that SCANA Corp. has set aside $110 million to pay its executives if they lose their jobs in a proposed takeover.
The biggest business decision in South Carolina’s history will be made exactly one year after the decision that caused it.
As it sifts through who knew what about the demise of the state's massive nuclear project, South Carolina's utility watchdog wants to question the sort of people you'd expect:
The company is ratcheting up its campaign to restrict evidence about what went wrong with the $9 billion project.
Gov. Henry McMaster's pick of Charlie Condon to head Santee Cooper board is being challenged by veteran lawmakers who say it's not one of his powers.
McMaster's decision to insert Condon as the temporary chairman of Santee Cooper comes after state senators failed to approve Condon for the job full time.
Santee Cooper is going to hold onto the parts left over from its failed nuclear project at least a little while longer.
Gov. Henry McMaster — an outspoken advocate for the sale of Santee Cooper — is making sure he has a seat at the table when the Legislature debates the idea.
South Carolina's electric cooperatives say Santee Cooper is slowing down a major lawsuit about who should pay for the failed Midlands nuclear project by asking the Supreme Court to take it up …
COLUMBIA — Federal regulators have given the first of several levels of approval to Dominion Energy's proposed merger with embattled South Carolina utility SCANA Corp. after the failure of a m…
SCANA Corp. is adding two outside directors to investigate whether its executives and board members knew about problems with the company’s failed nuclear project – and whether they hid them fr…
Scraps from South Carolina's nuclear ambitions are being melted down. The rest is going to be sold — eventually.
South Carolina Electric & Gas is seeking a court order to stop the state from cutting its electricity rates, accusing state legislators of passing an unconstitutional law to make it eat th…
The details of how the 15 percent cut will be implemented aren't clear and the entire effort could be sidetracked if SCE&G follows through on its promise to sue lawmakers for meddling with its electric rates.
A lot of questions remain. Here's what we know and don't know so far.
The Legislature moved swiftly to override Gov. Henry McMaster’s veto of a proposal to clip South Carolina Electric & Gas’s electricity rates, raising the possibility that the utility’s bills could be slashed as early as next week.
SCANA Corp. slashed its quarterly dividend for the first time in almost two decades Thursday, deciding to pay out less cash to shareholders a day after lawmakers moved to cut the rates it char…
After months of delays, South Carolina lawmakers agreed on a plan Wednesday that would temporarily slash S.C. Electric & Gas customers' power bills, ending a drawn-out debate over charges for unfinished nuclear reactors.
South Carolina Electric & Gas could stop charging for its failed nuclear project completely and stay afloat, according to a financial analysis commissioned by state regulators, a finding t…
Santee Cooper is asking the state Supreme Court to take up its dispute with South Carolina’s electric cooperatives straight away, angling to avoid a long court battle over a third of the state…
The final tab for South Carolina’s failed nuclear power project could increase by $421 million after a state audit found the two utilities behind it owe sales tax on the materials they bought …
By this time last year, trouble was at SCANA Corp.'s door.
A long-awaited report about the financial ramifications of rate cuts for South Carolina Electric & Gas ducks a key question that regulators have been asking: Would the lost revenue force t…
South Carolina Electric & Gas worried that a highly critical audit of its nuclear project could be used against it even before the report was written — fears that intensified because it re…
Last week, Santee Cooper's attorneys asked a circuit court judge to move the lawsuit between the state-run utility and the electric cooperatives into arbitration, a procedure that allows legal matters to be worked out more quickly and, often, behind closed doors.
A slate of lawsuits seeking refunds for South Carolina Electric & Gas ratepayers can go forward, the state Court of Appeals says.
Nearly a year after a failed nuclear project raised enormous questions about South Carolina's energy sector, the state is still far from answering them.
COLUMBIA — SCANA's attempts to conceal information about the V.C. Summer nuclear project may have crumbled Wednesday as new evidence emerged about a highly critical audit, poking holes into st…
Federal investment regulators appear to be investigating whether Santee Cooper did enough to warn lenders about troubles with its massive nuclear project, according to a subpoena obtained by T…
The acquisition-hungry utility giant NextEra Energy, which has been eyeing Santee Cooper for months, says it’s still “on the hunt” for a power company after buying one in Florida.
A team of FBI agents visited the unfinished reactors at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station this month, marking one of the most visible actions yet by federal investigators probing the failed project.
Dominion Energy insists publicly it still opposes the Legislature's efforts to cut SCANA Corp.'s electricity bills as it seeks to buy the embattled South Carolina utility, but a Wall Street an…
COLUMBIA — With distrust building against state-owned utility Santee Cooper, South Carolina lawmakers on Thursday peppered two candidates for the state-run utility's board with questions about…
South Carolina Electric & Gas has finalized its purchase of a Midlands power plant, a deal it struck to address the fallout of its failed V.C. Summer nuclear project.
COLUMBIA — South Carolina's government-owned utility Santee Cooper paid millions of dollars in bonuses to the SCANA officials overseeing their failed nuclear project, even as its staff griped …
A SCANA official overseeing work on the V.C. Summer nuclear project openly doubted the reactors would be finished on time
State tax officials are auditing SCANA Corp. and Santee Cooper, asking whether the utilities need to pay sales tax on materials they bought for their failed nuclear project.
COLUMBIA — Utility companies may soon face tougher resistance in South Carolina as the state's regulators prepare to decide who should pay for two abandoned nuclear reactors at V.C. Summer station.
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