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PSC Schedules Two Additional Public Hearings for Dominion Energy Rate Case

The Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) has scheduled two additional public hearings for the Dominion Energy South Carolina (DESC) rate…

DID YOU KNOW: ORS Telecommunications Department Busier Than Ever

Helping to ensure telecommunications companies that operate across South Carolina are maintaining physical landlines effectively and safely is the…

ORS Staff Attend Virtual National Railroad and Pipeline Safety Conferences

ORS inspectors and managers recently attended two national safety conferences to help review federal pipeline and federal railroad safety regulations…

SCEDP Uses UV Rays to Sanitize Equipment During COVID-19

To better protect consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic, the South Carolina Equipment Distribution Program (SCEDP) has acquired a new…

ORS and SCDCA to Host Webinar on Newly Filed Solar Consumer Protection Regulations

The ORS is in the process of promulgating solar leasing consumer protection regulations and will be hosting a webinar along with the SC Department of…

PSC Announces Three Virtual Public Night Hearings for Dominion Energy Rate Case

The Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) has scheduled three virtual public night hearings for the Dominion Energy South Carolina (DESC…

October Declared Energy Action Month

October is Energy Action Month, an event meant to encourage energy savings through efficiency and conservation. To further encourage energy reduction…

Celebrate National Clean Energy Week: September 21-25, 2020

Governor Henry McMaster has issued a state proclamation recognizing September 21-25, 2020 as Clean Energy Week in South Carolina. In the…

ORS Releases Consumer Information on Dominion Energy South Carolina Rate Increase Request

Dominion Energy South Carolina (DESC) filed an application with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) in August 2019 to increase its…

Online Learning Day Marks New Milestone in Broadband Access for South Carolina

The Online Learning Initiative has successfully provided over 100,000 mobile hotspots and wired internet service to schools across the state for…