Issues

Amicus brief on PSC ruling on Lee Gas Plant

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA   IN THE SUPREME COURT ________________________________________ APPEAL FROM THE PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION Docket No. 2013-392-E ________________________________________     Ex Parte:  South Carolina Coastal Conservation League, and Southern Alliance for Clean Energy, Petitioners.   v.   Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff, North Carolina…

Base Load Review Act (BLRA)

Through April 2017 the SCE&G ratepayers have had 9 rate increases under the Base Load Review Act (BLRA) resulting in about $1.4 billion in additional electricity costs to both business and residential consumers.  These rate increases are being used just to pay for the construction financing costs to build the two nuclear…

Access to Capital

Access to capital is essential for entrepreneurs and small businesses.  The South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, University of South Carolina faculty and USC students are in the process of building an “Access to Capital” website that will provide comprehensive information for entrepreneurs and small business owners to explore…