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South Carolina regulators reject rehearing for controversial SCE&G solar rates

May 29, 2018

Last year, SCANA Corp., the parent company of SCE&G, and the state-owned utility Santee Cooper scrapped the planned expansion of nuclear reactors at V.C. Summer, but reports indicated that the utilities had touted the cost-effectiveness of their planned reactors for months after discovering that the costs for the behind-schedule project were skyrocketing.

The nuclear project’s partial construction led to rate hikes for SCE&G’s customers that continue to face legal challenges.

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