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Recent News

Fri, 04/15/2022

Utility line personnel work year-round to ensure power systems are maintained and that power is restored as quickly as possible in the event of an outage.  In honor of National Lineman…

Thu, 04/07/2022

South Carolina’s newly formed Broadband Advisory Council will meet virtually on April 12, 2022 at 10:00 a.m.  The virtual meeting is open to members of the public through a streamed video feed for…

Thu, 03/03/2022

The South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) will recognize National Consumer Protection Week March 6 – 12 by highlighting ways consumers can protect themselves and learn more about their…

Wed, 02/09/2022

The Energy Office, a department of the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff, has published an annual report summarizing statewide progress in meeting energy use reduction goals.

State…

Wed, 02/09/2022

Each year, the Energy Office, a department of the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff, publishes an annual report summarizing the demand-side management (DSM) activities deployed by South…

Mon, 02/07/2022

The South Carolina Broadband Office has designed a website and survey to capture the public’s demand for internet access. The website,…

Tue, 01/04/2022

The Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) released the final report on the

Mon, 11/29/2021

Each year, the US Department of Energy awards funding to the Energy Office for several high-impact demonstration projects in the areas of energy efficiency, renewable energy, and clean…

Mon, 11/15/2021

Utilities Join during Utility Scam Awareness Week with State Agencies to Warn Consumers

South Carolina utilities have joined with South Carolina…

Tue, 10/19/2021

Palmetto Wastewater Reclamation, Inc. (PWR) filed an application to increase its rates by approximately 13.7% with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) in June 2021. The average…

Tue, 10/19/2021

The Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) has scheduled two public hearings for the Palmetto Wastewater Reclamation, Inc. rate case. Consumers will be able to express their concerns in…

Fri, 10/01/2021

October is Energy Action Month, an event meant to encourage energy savings through efficiency and conservation. To further encourage energy reduction in our state, the State Energy Office, a…