House votes to protect SCE&G ratepayers

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By Greg Summers

COLUMBIA – The S.C. House has temporarily pulled the plug on the $37 million that SCANA gets each month for two nuclear reactors that will never generate the first kilowatt of electricity.
On Wednesday, the House voted 119-1 to drop the $27 per month fee that SCE&G electric customers are paying for a now-abandoned reactor project at V.C. Summer Nuclear Generating Station in Fairfield County. SCANA is the parent company of SCE&G.
Rep. Brandon Newton (R-Lancaster) said it was time for the legislature to take a stand on behalf of beleaguered ratepayers.

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