Santee Cooper execs appear before state commission

August 31, 2018

Last week, Santee Cooper finally got their day in court. Interim President & CEO James (Jim) Brogdon, Jr. along with General Counsel Mike Baxley, CFO Jeff Armfield and Senior Vice President for Corporate Services Pamela Williams appeared before the General Assembly’s Public Service Authority Evaluation & Recommendation Commission to update the legislature on the state of their agency and to be cross-examined by a panel that included the Governor himself.

I Took a Quiz and Cried

August 7, 2018

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

No time for Santee Cooper to be making loans

July 19, 2018

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

Remember the other nuclear partner? Time to get to work on Santee Cooper

July 12, 2018

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

Santee Cooper customers are vulnerable too

July 1, 2018

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.

Santee Cooper vs. SCANA – Which ratepayers will pay more?

June 27, 2018

New economic analysis from Palmetto Promise Institute provides first insight into costs Santee Cooper ratepayers must pay versus SCE&G customers While much of the failed V.C. Summer nuclear debacle’s attention has been focused on SCE&G parent company SCANA and its customers, a newly released economic analysis from the Palmetto Promise Institute finds it is Santee