South Carolina Public Radio Afternoon Headlines: November 28 and 29, 2018. Featuring PPI Senior Fellow Oran Smith and state Sen. Tom Davis (R-Beaufort).
This article was originally published by FITSNews. Within the next few weeks, the first major battle in an ongoing energy war in South Carolina is likely to be decided … We are referring, of course, to a highly-anticipated decision from the embattled S.C. Public Service Commission (SCPSC) related to Virginia-based Dominion Energy’s $15 billion bid to
This article was originally published on WTLX19 on March 21, 2018. Santee Cooper says they don’t plan on raising rates until 2020 to help pay for nuclear costs created by the failed reactor project at VC Summer. Santee Cooper’s customers will not see increased electric rates until 2020. Recently there’s been reports that the state-owned
This article was originally published by Energy Consumer of the Carolinas on August 7, 2018. I recently took the “Can You Ace the Santee Cooper Quiz?” Will you please take it too? I cried. No, I was not worried about my personal performance or grade. And although the sound was the same, I was not reminded of
This article was originally published by the Post and Courier on July 19, 2018. I’ve spent my career buying, revitalizing, developing and sometimes selling businesses. For better or worse, the numbers always tell the true story. If I’m not committed to fiscal responsibility and smart financial management, my company fails — and the last thing
This article was originally published by the The State on July 12, 2018. Palmetto Promise Institute has led the call for a Santee Cooper study committee to begin a thoughtful and deliberate process to determine the future of our state-owned utility, so we applaud the General Assembly for taking definitive action to jump start this
This op-ed appeared in The Post and Courier newspaper on July 4, 2018. It’s no secret. South Carolina is bursting with promise. Our breathtaking natural beauty, low cost of living, friendly culture and hard-working people have led to rapid growth in recent years. But even as we celebrate all that’s good about our state, we must
This article was originally published by the Post and Courier on July 1, 2018. Much of the public debate about how to resolve the debacle surrounding the abandonment of two incomplete nuclear reactors in Fairfield County has centered on SCANA and the thousands of South Carolina residents who get their electricity from its subsidiary, SCE&G.
This article was originally published by the Post and Courier on June 28, 2018. Imagine taking $324, stacking it into a pile and lighting it on fire. That’s effectively what the average South Carolina family that buys electricity from SCE&G has been forced to do in the year since two nuclear reactors were abandoned in