Friday, December 16, 2011

New Utility Chief Learned Customer Relations in Grandfather's Auto-Repair Shop

By Roddie Burris
Marsh, who chose to stay put in the office that he had as president of the Fortune 500 company and turn the former CEO’s corner office into a conference room, sometimes can be found down the street from SCANA’s headquarters in the call center for the company’s principal subsidiary, S.C. Electric & Gas. There, he will plug in a headset to hear calls from customers as they roll in.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Duke-Progress deal facing competition worries - Business -

The Associated Press
"The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission had scheduled a Thursday hearing on changes to the merger plans in Washington, but regulators surprised the utilities late Wednesday by rejecting the companies' solution to protect competition.

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Loud commercials not pardoned

"FCC Commissioner Mignon Clyburn said the agency's latest rule will put an end to the "frightening decibel levels that resulted in considerable alarm, anger and spilt popcorn".

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

SCE&G provides local families with food baskets - Charleston, SC | News, Sports, Weather

"Mitchell is just one of dozens of employees and retirees pitching in for this Christmas project. It's part of the company's employee funded Good Neighbor Fund.

"The purpose is to help people who are less fortunate or might need a little assistance and to provide a good couple of meals and toys for those who have children," President of SCANA Good Neighbor Fund, John Willis said."

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Monday, December 12, 2011

Westinghouse Nuclear Design Endorsed By Two US NRC Members

Ryan Tracy of Down Jones Newswires
"Two of the five members of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, including the chairman, voted to approve the AP-1000 reactor design Friday. Southern Co. ( SO) and Scana Corp. (SCG) have contracts to use the reactors at sites they are building in Georgia and South Carolina and both need approval of the design before they can secure licenses to operate the plants.


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Out of work mother gets power back - Local / Metro -

Roddie Burris
Ultimately, it was the Salvation Army’s Woodyard Fund that came to the single mother’s rescue, paying $400 of her bill to get power restored for her and her two sons, ages 18 and 6.

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