Wednesday, January 15, 2014

WASHINGTON: Appeals court sets aside Internet neutrality rules | Technology | The State

Associated PressJanuary 14, 2014 Updated 7 hours ago

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"Even though the commission has general authority to regulate in this arena, it may not impose requirements" that violate statutory mandates, wrote appeals judge David Tatel. The judges said the FCC's rule in effect treated all Internet service providers as common carriers — transporters of people or goods for the general public on regular routes at set rates. Examples of common carriers include airlines, railroads, trucking companies and utilities.

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D.C. Circuit Grants Partial Stay of FCC Prison Phone Order | Cable Television News | Broadcast Syndication | Programming |

The order was a centerpiece of the active and accomplished tenure of acting FCC chairwoman Mignon Clyburn. It passed 2-1 over the objections of Commissioner Ajit Pai.

Duke Energy deal? Santee Cooper calls special meeting on nuke negotiations — Updated

Senior Staff Writer- Charlotte Business Journal
South Carolina’s publicly owned utility, Santee Cooper, has called a special board meeting for Tuesday, apparently to talk about Duke Energy Corp.’s purchase of shares in the 2,234-megawatt expansion of the V.C. Summer Nuclear Plant.

Monday, January 13, 2014

Carolina Water Service customers facing rate increase - - Columbia, South Carolina |

Shealy voiced her strong opposition to a water rate increase application filed by Carolina Water Service, Inc. to the Public Service Commission of South Carolina.
In an email to her constituents, Shealy is urging residents to attend the meeting to address their concerns.
"I am emailing you today because there is still one more way that you can stand up and try to stop this rate increase," she said in an email. "This meeting is the last opportunity for residents to testify against the rate increases."

Sunday, January 12, 2014

SCE&G video highlights nuclear construction - The T&

JENKINSVILLE – In a recently released year-in-review video posted to its YouTube channel and available with this story at, South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. provides a snapshot of the milestones achieved in 2013 on its nuclear construction site at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station, one of only two such projects in the United States.

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