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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Here is what the Virginia utility's settlement offers with state regulators and attorneys in a class-action lawsuit could mean for S.C. Electric & Gas ratepayers.
Santee Cooper wants to weigh in before South Carolina Electric & Gas settles a lawsuit with its customers over the utilities' failed nuclear project, arguing a rushed deal could harm the state-run power company and its ratepayers.
South Carolina's nuclear boondoggle could become a boon for natural gas, providing an opportunity for some of the country's largest energy corporations to charge utility customers throughout the Palmetto State with costs to build multi-billion dollar pipelines.
If state utility regulators approve Dominion Energy’s latest plan to buy South Carolina Electric & Gas, their decision would also wrap up a contentious class-action lawsuit demanding refun…
After weeks of high-stakes hearings, the fate of South Carolina’s failed nuclear project is in regulators’ hands.
Dominion Energy sought to cut a last-minute deal to resolve a $5 billion question that looms over hundreds of thousands of SC electricity users.
A former accountant and whistleblower blamed SCANA's top executives of conspiring to force her out of the company in fiery testimony on Tuesday.
An attorney hired by SCANA Corp. took the blame for deleting key portions of an audit about the company's failed South Carolina nuclear project.
Federal law enforcement officials watched on this week as SCANA’s chief executive testified about its failed nuclear project, the clearest indication yet that the company and its leaders could still face criminal charges for their role in one of the biggest financial messes in state history.
Addison faced a barrage of questions about SCANA's handling of the abandoned nuclear project. He's the first executive to take the stand for SCANA, the Cayce-based company that owns South Carolina Electric & Gas.
COLUMBIA — SCANA's current and former executives misled utility regulators about the forecasted cost of its South Carolina nuclear project more than two years before the reactors were abandone…
S.C. utility commission will kickoff a weeks-long hearing that will decide who pays for SCANA's 55 percent share of the project: the utility or its roughly 728,000 electric customers. Here's what to watch.
Dominion Energy says it’s willing to take control of running parts of the state-owned power company Santee Cooper but it’s still not interested in buying the utility outright.
If anyone’s going to pay out refunds for South Carolina’s failed nuclear project, Santee Cooper also wants its customers to get them.
The $1,000 rebate previously offered would be off the table under this new suggestion in exchange for lower rates.
SCANA Corp.'s third-quarter profit nearly doubled from a year ago, but the improved results were hampered by a mandatory rate cut and tax reforms.
A second employee tasked with auditing South Carolina’s failed nuclear project says that SCANA Corp.’s executives were “not being truthful” with investors about the problems that would eventually sink it.
A South Carolina judge is expected to overturn the controversial law that put electricity customers on the hook for a failed nuclear project, a move that would upend a high-stakes fight over who pays for one of the biggest financial fiascoes in state history and could trigger $2 billion in refunds for ratepayers.
Electricity users came from every corner of the Lowcountry — everywhere from Meggett to Mount Pleasant — to do something they hadn’t been able to do for a year:
SCANA’s top accountants prepared for a financial auditor to ask about a key analysis of its nuclear project. Rather than plan for its disclosure, they prepared to deflect.
SCANA’s executives in 2015 learned about a million-dollar bid-rigging scheme during the construction of their South Carolina nuclear project but never reported the discovery to state and federal law enforcement officials.
SCANA Corp. paid its former chief executive nearly $2 million for consulting work it couldn’t account for — and electricity users picked up the tab, according to the state’s utility watchdog.
A law that forced South Carolina Electric & Gas to temporarily slash its customers’ power bills has survived a challenge in federal appeals court — for now.
A decision from state regulators is expected by late December.
The SCE&G parent is maintaining the reduced rate that was announced in June for the second quarter.
Two years before their nuclear ambitions foundered, Santee Cooper's top executives and lawyers got on the phone to talk about a top-to-bottom study of their $9 billion plant project, one that …
Santee Cooper is postponing its August board meeting, because it doesn’t know who’s in charge of its board.
Do you have something to say about the failed nuclear project in South Carolina? Do you want to vent to the state's utility regulators about your power bills with South Carolina Electric &…
The attorneys are effectively asking a state judge to order SCE&G to repay the entire $37 million per month the utility collected since August of last year.
Federal prosecutors have asked the contractor behind South Carolina’s failed nuclear project for documents as part of their probe, signaling that the months-long investigation hasn’t cooled off yet.
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 …