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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The Legislature intends to vote early next year on whether to sell Santee Cooper, hire another company to manage it or keep the utility under state control.
The once-overlooked state panel was thrust into the spotlight in 2017 after South Carolina Electric & Gas abandoned the financially disastrous expansion of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station.
Santee Cooper officially terminated the contract it initially signed with Westinghouse in 2008. It believes ending that construction contract will end any chance Brookfield had at laying claim to the massive stockpiles of equipment.
South Carolina's utility regulators reversed course on Wednesday, terminating a contract with a consulting firm with deep ties to some of the country's largest power providers.
Hundreds of thousands of former South Carolina Electric & Gas customers are expected to receive payouts totaling $60 million this month as part of a class-action lawsuit settlement over th…
Santee Cooper agreed Wednesday to pay up to $15 million for several consulting firms that are needed to manage bids for the state-run utility.
Santee Cooper is set to hire a new full-time CEO nearly two years after the state-owned utility ceased construction on two unfinished nuclear reactors in South Carolina.
President Donald Trump's administration on Wednesday officially ended a federal plan to curtail carbon emissions from power plants, but the decision is unlikely to change much in South Carolina.
“Westinghouse has no legal claim to this equipment,” an attorney for the state-owned utility said.
COLUMBIA — The South Carolina attorney general has joined a private lawyer in asking a judge to reduce the $63 million other lawyers are asking as their fee for settling a utility lawsuit.
Dominion Energy’s acquisition of South Carolina Electric & Gas this year triggered a $1.4 billion expense for the company — and a quarterly loss.
Attorneys representing South Carolina Electric & Gas ratepayers are demanding “outrageously high” legal fees for their work fighting the power company over its failed nuclear project, acco…
Dominion Energy South Carolina will appear on monthly bills and other correspondence starting Monday.
An investor alleges the state-owned power company and its former CEO violated securities laws by not adequately disclosing the financial risks associated with the V.C. Summer expansion.
The day Dominion Energy bought South Carolina Electric & Gas in January, the newly sold utility vowed to “hit the ground running” and “embrace change.”
Ex-SC Attorney General Charlie Condon, the state-owned utility's new chairman, has criticized the legal fees.
The new owner of South Carolina Electric & Gas is bringing its meeting of shareholders to the Palmetto State.
Federal law enforcement officials continue to monitor SCANA Corp. and the legal fallout surrounding the company's failed V.C. Summer nuclear project — a sign the utility's current and former executives could still face criminal charges.
Dominion Energy has named two former longtime SCANA Corp. directors to its board as part of its recent acquisition of the embattled South Carolina utility.
Dominion Energy filed plans with the state utility regulators to start a four-week advertising campaign next week explaining why SCE&G's 700,000 customers are not getting $1,000 checks from its purchase of S.C. Electric & Gas' parent company.
The cost of power has become a sore subject for South Carolina Electric & Gas ratepayers. They saw their bills climb nine times over about as many years to finance two unfinished reactors at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station.
Because the sale is so complicated, lawmakers leading the review said Wednesday that they expect to take the year to fully examine offers made by interested buyers before taking a top offer to the General Assembly in 2020.
For as long as anyone at Santee Cooper can remember, directors have gotten a free weekend at its lush lakefront Wampee Conference Center, with catering for them and their guests.
Debate goes on after Moncks Corner utility's 2018 legal bills broke the budget by about $7 million.
Management of the former SCE&G parent say investors can't sue because they're not shareholders anymore.
The window of opportunity to submit bids for Santee Cooper closed Monday, as state lawmakers remain split about whether to offload the state-run utility, its 179,000 customers and its nearly $8 billion of debt.
The Public Service Commission voted to change course and explicitly call out the utility company and its former executives after S.C. House Speaker Jay Lucas asked the regulators to do so earlier this month.
Cayce-based SCANA Corp. traces it roots to Charleston Gas Light Co., which was started about 175 years ago in the Lowcountry.
A West Coast bank will replace one of South Carolina’s largest and oldest publicly traded companies in a closely followed stock index next week.
COLUMBIA — SCANA Corp. is selling off property, including a valuable office property in downtown Charleston, after being ordered to pay some refunds to South Carolina electric customers for a…
A pair of environmental groups will challenge state regulators’ decision to let Dominion Energy buy South Carolina Electric & Gas and charge ratepayers for its failed nuclear project.
South Carolina’s attorney general wants Santee Cooper to stop paying for its executives’ defense attorneys, saying the agency might be violating the state constitution.
For the first time since last summer, SCE&G ratepayers, investors and employees now have a firm idea for what their future — and their power bills — will hold. Here's how.
South Carolina Electric & Gas customers will pay another $2.3 billion for a pair of useless nuclear reactors, state regulators ruled Friday.
Lawsuits and investigations tied to the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project have fueled a roughly $7 million spike in legal bills at Santee Cooper this year, forcing the utility to cover the shortfall to shore up its budget.
South Carolina's utility regulators will decide Friday how much money S.C. Electric & Gas customers will pay over the next two decades for two abandoned nuclear reactors at V.C. Summer station.
Healthcare US Co. Ltd. is moving into the 650,000-square-foot former Mack Truck and Guardian Building Products plant in Winnsboro.
Santee Cooper's operating budget will remain flat for 2019, with no rate increases next year.
Utility regulators will announce next Friday how much money S.C. Electric & Gas customers will be forced to pay over the next two decades for two unfinished reactors at the V.C. Summer nuclear station.
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.