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Utilities and State Agencies Join to Warn Consumers on “Utility Scam Awareness Day”

South Carolina utilities have joined with South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs (SCDCA) and the Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) for Utility…

Duke Energy Progress (DEP) Request for Rate Increase 2022-254-E

Duke Energy Progress (DEP) filed an application to increase its rates by approximately 14.4% with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (…

October Is Energy Action Month

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

Over 100,000 More S.C. Households Received Access to Broadband in Just Over One Year

Governor Henry McMaster and Congressman James E. Clyburn were joined by officials from the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff’s State…

SC Energy Office Releases Electric Vehicle Stakeholder Initiative Report

Today, the South Carolina Energy Office (Energy Office) released the Electric Vehicle (EV) Stakeholder Initiative Report, which summarizes…

ORS Releases Consumer Information on Annual Review of Base Rates for Fuel Costs of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC

Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC (DEC) filed its direct testimony with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) on July 29, 2022, to change…

SC Broadband Office Receives 188 Project Applications During Most Recent Grant Cycle

During the most recent cycle of funding available through the American Rescue Plan Act’s State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds, the South Carolina…

ORS Releases Consumer Information on Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc. Mid-Period Fuel Adjustment Rate Increase Request

Dominion Energy South Carolina, Inc. (DESC) filed an application with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) with a copy to the Office…

National Lineman Appreciation Day Recognized on April 18

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…

SC Broadband Advisory Council to Meet Virtually on April 12

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…