Santee Cooper Builds 331 kW of Solar Using Green Power Funds

December 30, 2010

Santee Cooper is building a 331-kilowatt solar system in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The project was funded in part with about $500,000 from Santee Cooper's Green Power revenues. The rest of the project funds were obtained through a grant from the South Carolina Energy Office and through Santee Cooper general funds.

Currently, the utility generates 22 megawatts (MW) of green power and plans to bring another 6 MW online in the next few months.

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