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  1. The week in reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The likelihood of a Dec. 31 shutdown of a Berkeley County plant increased after owner Century Aluminum and Santee Cooper failed to agree on a new power contract for the 600-worker smelter. The stalemate intensified after the state-owned utility's board voted 10-0 to reject the company's proposal to buy all of its power from an out-of-state supplier.

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  2. New Infrastructure Bank board chairman a contrary thinker about transportationRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Post and Courier

    South Carolina has a history of being visionary in transportation, but the state in recent years hasn't lived up to that reputation, says the new leader of the state's infrastructure bank. The Palmetto State built the Santee Canal, the first of its kind in the country, between 1793 and 1800 to tie the Santee River with the Charleston Harbor.

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  3. Mount Holly, Santee Cooper still far apart after private meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Post and Courier

    ... it will shut down the Goose Creek facility on Dec. 31 if it can't buy all of its power from an out-of-state supplier. Santee Cooper has rejected the proposal, saying its other industrial customers would be forced to subsidize the deal. Lonnie ...

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  4. Santee Cooper CEO set to meet with South Carolina aluminum workersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 4, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Century Aluminum workers were to meet with the head of South Carolina's state-owned utility early Friday as time runs out to keep Century's Goose Creek aluminum plant operating with its 600 jobs. The meeting with Santee Cooper CEO Lonnie Carter was scheduled to start at 8 a.m. The utility said it was to be a private meeting.

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  5. S.C. solar efforts to increase through Savannah River National Lab workRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Star

    ... maintenance of solar technology. The project team includes SRNL, Duke Energy, SCE&G, Central Electric Cooperative, Santee Cooper, S.C. Office of Regulatory Staff Energy Office and North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center. Other team members ...

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  6. Berkeley County patriot gets SAR ChapterRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2015 | The Summerville Journal-Scene

    ... chosen. SAR's recently-established chapter in Berkeley County met for the second time at the Learning Center in Old Santee Canal Park last month to discuss agenda items that included naming the newly formed and provisional chapter. A name for the ...

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  7. Contract impasse has Mount Holly workers taking to social media, airwavesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Mount Holly employees are using social media, radio and television commercials and a telephone campaign to bring awareness to the aluminum smelter's contract stalemate with power utility Santee Cooper. “I think the real problem is the aluminum that China is dumping on the world market, and I don't know how you handle that,” state Sen. Hugh Leatherman, R-Florence, who is chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, said this week.

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  8. Duke Energya s example to the Santee DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Post and Courier

    ... project. Electric power providers who have met with strong objections over plans for a transmission line across the Santee Delta should take note. The Duke compromise required coming up with another way to replace an old coal-fired plant in ...

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  9. Santee Cooper needs to remember its mission, and ita s not pure profitRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 2, 2015 | Post and Courier

    When Santee Cooper was set up during the Great Depression, it had a pretty simple mission: provide cheap power to rural areas of South Carolina. That was a decidedly good thing, seeing as how some parts of the state hadn't changed much since the Civil War.

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  10. No agreement to prevent closing of S.C. aluminum smelterRead the original story

    Dec 1, 2015 | The Aiken Standard

    There is still no agreement to keep Century Aluminum's smelter in Goose Creek operating with its 600 jobs, despite the pleas of workers. The board of the state-owned utility Santee Cooper voted Monday to reject the company's latest proposal, local media outlets report. 2 comments

  11. South Carolina smelter shutdown seems imminent as stalemate goes onRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The Mount Holly aluminum smelter in Goose Creek may shut down at the end of this year after owner Century Aluminum and electric utility Santee Cooper failed to reach an agreement on a new power contract for the plant. Michael Bless, Century's president and CEO, said the closure “would be a tragedy” and that he remains hopeful for a last-minute reprieve.

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  12. Mount Holly smelter shutdown seems imminent as power stalement continuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 30, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The Mount Holly aluminum smelter in Goose Creek almost certainly will shut down at the end of this year after owner Century Aluminum and electric utility Santee Cooper failed to reach an agreement on a new power contract for the plant. Santee Cooper's board of directors voted 10-0 Monday to reject Century's proposal to buy all of its power from an out-of state supplier, instead urging the company to extend an existing deal that has saved Mount Holly about $130 million since 2012.

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  13. As possible plant shutdown nears, Mount Holly workers keep faith, hope for bestRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2015 | Post and Courier

    ... Century Aluminum's smelter soon will close because of an impasse between the company and state-owned electric utility Santee Cooper over a new contract to provide power to the facility. Century Aluminum, which bought out Alcoa's majority stake last ...

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  14. Century Aluminuma s fate could be decided at special Santee Cooper board meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Post and Courier

    Moncks Corner-based electric utility Santee Cooper is staying mum about Monday's planned discussions on the future of its power deal with Century Aluminum's Mount Holly smelter. But state Sen. Paul Campbell, R-Goose Creek and a former top executive at the plant, said he's confident a solution will be reached to keep the smelter open beyond the Dec. 31 expiration date for the current electricity contract that supports about 600 jobs. 4 comments

  15. Give Mount Holly smelter another chanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Post and Courier

    So far, Santee Cooper and Century Aluminum haven't been able to reach an agreement on an electric power deal that would keep the Mount Holly aluminum plant from closing shop. That would be bad news all around, particularly considering the loss of 600 well-paying jobs.

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  16. Berkeleya s Celebrate The Season continues to growRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Post and Courier

    ... me how excited people are to come visit.” The holiday lights driving tour, a charitable event organized by Santee Cooper and run mostly by volunteers, kicks off its month-long celebration of the holiday season Friday. It features more than 50 ...

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  17. Many choices to light up your night through yeara s endRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2015 | Myrtle Beach Online

    This photo shows "A New Adventure," a painting by Angela Trotta Thomas, "The Train Lady," as part of Brookgreen Gardens' "Holiday Memories: Trains, Trees, and Treasures" exhibit opening Friday with "Peace on Earth," in a horticultural theme, and continuing through Jan. 3. Drive through the fifth annual "Celebrate the Season," 6-9:30 p.m. daily from Friday-Dec. 30 at Santee Cooper's headquarters and Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner. See some dolphins porpoising among the displays during a drive through the fifth annual "Celebrate the Season," 6-9:30 p.m. daily from Friday-Dec. 30 at Santee Cooper's headquarters and Old Santee Canal Park in Moncks Corner.

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  18. Century Aluminum CEO would consider extension to keep South Carolina smelter openRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2015 | Post and Courier

    The top executive at Century Aluminum said Tuesday that he would be willing to extend the current electricity contract at the Mount Holly smelter for six months to a year if it would kickstart negotiations for a new power deal with utility Santee Cooper. “That essential deal has been on the table for months,” utility spokeswoman Mollie Gore said.

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  19. Meet Santee Cooper CEO Lonnie CarterRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 22, 2015 | Post and Courier

    He's negotiated with environmentalists over the best way to remove ash ponds from Santee Cooper's coal-fired power plants. He's implemented new solar energy policies and worked with local officials to lure Volvo Cars to Berkeley County.

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  20. Century Aluminum lobbies for action against China, but help may be too lateRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2015 | Post and Courier

    ... Century Aluminum says it will close the Goose Creek plant if it can't reach an agreement with electricity supplier Santee Cooper by Dec. 31. Santee Cooper says it can't meet Century's demands because it would force other customers to subsidize the ...

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