Palmetto Promise Institute

Palmetto Promise Institute promotes public policies that remove barriers to opportunity and help South Carolinians flourish. By unlocking the full promise of the Palmetto State and her people, South Carolina can lead a state-driven American renaissance.

Happy Carolina Day!

Honoring the 230th Carolina Day by U.S. Senator Jim DeMint Delivered on the Floor of the U.S. Senate | June 28th, 2006 June 28 is a great day in the history of my State of South Carolina and in the formation of our great Nation. You see, it is on this date that we celebrate

Santee Cooper Resource Center

July 31, 2017. That was the infamous day that investor-owned SCANA and state-owned Santee Cooper announced that they would abandon Units 2 and 3 of the VC Summer nuclear project in Fairfield County. Since then, the Columbia and Charleston-area media have fixated on Cayce-based SCANA/SCE&G, leaving Palmetto Promise Institute and others to research the impact

Santee Cooper’s Uncertain Future

A Historical, Policy, and Financial Analysis of the South Carolina Public Service Authority This is the executive summary of a larger report. Download the full report here (49 pages). As the sheer magnitude of the V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 nuclear abandonment, the largest financial disaster in South Carolina history, comes more into focus,