Climate / Energy

“Respond in writing”:  Committee Chair calls for response from Santee Cooper

Representative Kirkman Finlay, Chairman of the SC House Santee Cooper Ad Hoc Committee, called on the utility to refute any of the information contained in the two documents released by the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce and the Gullah Geechee Chamber of Commerce. The Committee met this morning…

Santee Cooper: “We should run like a business”. Committee Co-Chair on trust: “You burned it””

Blog by Frank Knapp Jr., President and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce. December 19, 2020 This past week Santee Cooper rolled out a new defense for its actions that have been roundly criticized by members of the SC legislature—they are a business enterprise. “We should…

What NextEra’s Acquisition of Gulf Power Means for South Carolina

Energy Consumers of the Carolinas November 18, 2020 From Scott Carlberg “You can’t appreciate what you haven’t seen.” I used to say that with my corporate employees as we discussed new ideas and our customers. Santee Cooper customers are in this situation. Santee Cooper says, “trust us…we got this.”  That…