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South Carolina Electric and Gas

Monthly bills for South Carolina Electric and Gas customers will be lower for a while.  On Monday a judge allowed a temporary rate cut of 15 percent to take effect.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Federal regulators are allowing work on the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline to expand in North Carolina.

Pipeline developers hope to begin installing pipe like this later this year along the 600 mile route.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline

Duke Energy says the 600-mile Atlantic Coast Pipeline is on track to open in late 2019, even though it's still awaiting final state and federal approvals. But CEO Lynn Good said delays and more stringent conditions from regulators have pushed the project's price tag up - to between $6 billion and $6.5 billion.

Santee Cooper and SCE&G had been adding two reactors at the V.C. Summer nuclear plant in Fairfield County.
Santee Cooper

Updated 2:03 p.m.
Virginia's Dominion Energy said Wednesday it will buy embattled South Carolina electric utility SCANA for about $7.9 billion in stock. Dominion also will assume SCANA's debt, making the deal worth a total of $14.6 billion. Dominion also is offering to cut rates for customers of SCANA's South Carolina Electric & Gas subsidiary, and absorb other costs of a failed nuclear project north of Columbia. 

Map shows the route of the proposed Atlantic Coast Pipeline.
Atlantic Coast Pipeline

A divided panel of federal regulators granted approvals Friday evening for two major East Coast projects, the Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley natural gas pipelines.