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9-27-2017 Request for Rate Relief

9-19-2017 Electric and Gas Utilities Return on Common Equity - Twelve Months Ending June 30, 2017

9-8-2017 Developments in the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case of Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, et al. During the Period of August 6, 2017 - September 7, 2017

8-7-2017 Developments in the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case of Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, et al. During the Period of July 22, 2017 - August 4, 2017

7-31-2017 2017 Status Report on Distributed Energy Resource and Net Energy Metering Implementation

7-24-17 Palmetto Clean Fuels Coalition recognizes FTC as a 'Green Fleet Leader'

7-24-17 Developments in the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case of Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, et al. During the Period of July 13, 2017 - July 21, 2017

7-21-2017 New Signs Installed Along Designated "Alternative Fuels Corridors" in South Carolina

7-12-2017 Developments in the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case of Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, et al. During the Period of June 28, 2017 - July 12, 2017

6-30-2017 Electric and Gas Utilities Return on Common Equity - Twelve Months Ending March 31, 2017

6-28-2017 Developments in the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case of Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, et al. During the Period of June 16, 2017 - June 27, 2017

Dec. 29, 2016 letter from ORS to SCANA CEO Kevin Marsh regarding Nuclear Project Schedule

March 20, 2017 letter from ORS to SCANA CEO Kevin Marsh regarding Nuclear Monitoring and Project Schedule

6-23-2017 Piedmont Natural Gas' Annual Rate Stabilization Act Adjustment Filing

6-23-2017 South Carolina Electric & Gas Company's Annual Rate Stabilization Act Adjustment Filing

6-22-2017 Response of ORS to FOE and Sierra Club

6-19-2017 Developments in the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case of Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC, et al. During the Period of June 8, 2017 - June 15, 2017

6-8-17 Developments in the Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case of Westinghouse Electric Company LLC, et al. during the Period of May 30, 2017 - June 7, 2017

6-8-17 Notice of the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Requirements Applicable to Debtor Westinghouse Electric Company LLC

6-8-17 Notice of the United States of America Concerning the Review of Certain Transactions by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States

6-7-17 Cross-country Natural Gas Vehicle Road Rally Roars through Spartanburg, SC

6-7-17 Cross-country Natural Gas Vehicle Road Rally Stop Planned in Spartanburg, SC

6-6-2017 2017 USF Contribution Notification Letter

5-5-2017 Charlotte Business Journal:  "S.C. agency: Public should know what's in these confidential utility contracts for solar projects"

5-1-2017 Columbia Regional Business Report:  "Regulatory agency wants V.C. Summer project contract made public"

5-1-2017 Charlotte Business Journal:  "S.C. regulatory staff calls for opening confidential V.C. Summer filings to public"

4-28-2017 ORS Petition to make EPC Contract Public

4-16-17 Post and Courier editorial: "Ratepayers Would Suffer from Reactors' Financial Meltdown"

4-7-2017 Quorum Columbia - V.C. Summer Article

4-4-2017 SCE&G Ratepayer Information

3-6-17 ORS Promotes National Consumer Protection Week 

2-24-2017 Telecommunication 2016 Local Competition Report 

11-1-2016 SC USF Public Notice for calendar year 2017 establishing new rate 

11-1-2016 Dual Party Relay Public Notice for calendar year 2017 establishing new charge

8-19-16 Consumer Advisory Regarding OneTone Telecom, Inc.

7-29-16 South Carolina Act 236 Distributed Resource and Net Metering Implementation

7-21-16 Analysis re Prudency Issue

7-8-16 ORS July Update

6-28-16 SCE&G Revised Rates Filing

6-23-16 Electric and Gas Utilities Return on Common Equity - Twelve Months Ending March 31, 2016

6-8-16 BLRA Current Rate Impact

3-30-16 Governor Haley Proclaims April 2016 as Safe Digging Month in South Carolina

3-22-16 Electric and Gas Utilities Return on Common Equity - Twelve Months Ending December 31, 2015

3-4-16 ORS Promotes National Consumer Protection Week

2-29-16 Memo to ORS Regarding Power Purchase Agreement Term Length and Prices

 1-15-16 ORS Releases Results of Independent Analysis on VC Summer Units 2 & 3 under Base Load Review Act

12-31-15 State Agency Energy Cost & Use Report 

12-31-15 Demand-Side Management Report 2015

12-31-15 South Carolina Act 236 Cost Shift and Cost of Service Analysis

12-17-2015 Electric and Gas Utilities Return on Common Equity - Twelve Months Ending September 30, 2015

11-18-15 ORS seeks public comments for its report South Carolina Act 236 Cost Shift and Cost of Service Analysis

11-18-15 ORS Seeks Public Comment for Act 236 DER Cost-shifting Report

10-16-15 Comments on BLRA Auditor Selection

9-24-2015 SCE&G's Approved BLRA Rate Increases

9-23-2015 Electric and Gas Utilities Return on Common Equity - Twelve Months Ending June 30, 2015

9-17-15 Call Dialing Procedures Are Changing for 843 Area Code Region

9-14-15 Lifeline Awareness Week

8-13-2015 ORS is now accepting Applications from Solar Leasing Companies

8-12-2015 Presentations from ORS/SIF Pipeline Safety Conference

8-12-2015 ORS seeks public input for its Report on Cost Shifting Attributable to Distributed Energy Resources

7-30-2015 ORS 2015 Report on SCE&G's Annual Report for Revised Rates

7-30-2015 ORS Review of SCE&G 2015 1st Quarter Report on VC Summer Units 2&3 Status of Construction

6-26-2015 Electric and Gas Utilities Return on Common Equity - Twelve Months Ending March 31, 2015

4-1-2015 Governor Haley proclaims April 2015 as "Call Before You Dig Month"

3-19-2015 ORS Review of SCE&G 2014 4th Quarter Report on VC Summer Units 2 & 3 Status of Construction

2-26-15 National Consumer Protection Week

12-31-2014 843/854 Area Code Overlay FAQs

12-18-2014 ORS Review of SCE&G 2014 3rd Quarter Report on VC Summer Units 2 & 3 Status of Construction

12-4-2014 NANPA Planning Letter: Modification for 854 Overlay of 843 Area Code

12-1-2014 ORS Comments on EPA's Proposed Rule 111(d)

10-22-14 Supreme Court Opinion on BLRA Appeal: SCEUC v. SCE&G

10-1-14 Governor Haley proclaims October 2014 as "Energy Action Month"

9-22-14 ORS Review of SCE&G 2014 2nd Quarter Report on VC Summer Units 2&3 Status of Construction

8-6-14 ORS Report on SCE&G's Annual Request for Revised Rates-Part A

8-6-14 ORS Report on SCE&G's Annual Request for Revised Rates-Part B

6-24-14 ORS Consumer Advisory:  Ridesharing Services

 6-23-14 ORS Review of SCE&G 2014 1st Quarter Report on VC Summer Units 2&3 Status of Construction

4-1-14 ORS Review of SCE&G 2013 4th Quarter Report on VC Summer Units 2 & 3 Status of Construction

3-21-14 Governor Haley proclaims April 2014 as "Call Before You Dig Month" 

3-13-14 Area Code Overlay FAQ

2-26-14 New Nuclear Development Allowable Ex Parte Briefing

2-24-14 NANPA Planning Letter for 854 Overlay of 843 Area Code

1-16-14 ORS Consumer Advisory Regarding Genesis Telecommunications

1-10-14 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2013 3rd Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

11-1-13 ORS's Report on South Carolina Electric & Gas Company's Study of the Electric Weather Normalization Adjustment

10-10-13 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2013 2nd Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

9-6-13 Stay Connected with Lifeline Telephone Assistance

7-29-13 ORS and APGA/SIF announce a Pipeline Safety Seminar and Workshop August 6-8, 2013

7-10-13 ORS's Presentation to the Public Service Commission Regarding the Status of Units 2 and 3 at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station

7-5-13 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2013 1st Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

5-8-13 ORS Files Petition Regarding Inadequate Service of Tega Cay

4-26-13 Southern Region Program Managers Discuss Pipeline Safety

4-19-13 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2012 4th Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

4-8-13 Governor Haley proclaims April 2013 as "Call Before You Dig Month"

1-18-13 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2012 3rd Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

12-4-12 ORS Estimated Duke-Progress Merger Savings and Benefits - Update

10-1-12 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2012 2nd Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

9-12-12 Lifeline Awareness Week

8-8-2012The 811 Promise:We remind homeowners and contractors to call 811 before digging to eliminate the risk of striking an underground utility line.Calling before youdig can save time, money, and lives.

7-2-2012 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2012 1st Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

6-15-12 Duke-Progress Merger Update

6-14-12 Electric Generation Capacity and Regulation in South Carolina

5-29-12 ORS Estimated Duke-Progress Merger Savings and Benefits

5-16-12 ORS Reaches Agreement on Merger with DEC and PEC in North Carolina

4-13-12 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2011 4th Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

3-29-12 Governor Haley proclaims April 2012 as "Call Before You Dig Month"

3-12-12 Public Service Commission of South Carolina and the Office of Regulatory Staff Promote EPA's Fix-a-Leak Week March 12-18

2-22-12 Consumer Advisory Regarding DialTone & More, Inc.

1-17-12 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2011 3rd Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

12-6-11 ORS Receives Prestigious Lineman Award from the Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina

7-20-11 ORS to Review Earnings of Electric Utilities with Retail Operations in NC and SC

10-6-11 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2011 2nd Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

9-16-11 ORS and Progress Energy Carolinas Enter into a Memorandum of Understanding on Vegetation Management

Settlement Agreement of Duke, Progress, and ORS

9-12-11 Stay Connected with Lifeline Telephone Assistance

9-6-11 ORS, Duke Energy Corp., Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC, Progress Energy, Inc., and Progress Energy Carolinas, Inc. Reach a Settlement Agreement

7-27-11 Consumer Advisory on Bellerud Communications, LLC

South Carolina Pipeline Safety Seminar August 9-10, 2011 Hosted by SIF and ORS

7-8-11 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2011 1st Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

6-1-11 ORS Granted Intervention in Duke-Progress Merger in North Carolina

5-4-11 ORS Files Intervention in Duke-Progress Merger in North Carolina

4-21-11 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2010 4th Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

4-20-11 Carolina Water Service Seeks 80% Increase in Average Water Bills

3/29/11 Governor Proclaims April as "Call Before You Dig Month"

3-17-11 ORS Joins Multi-State Working Group to Address Duke-Progress Proposed Merger

3-11-11 PSC and ORS Promote EPA's Fix-a-Leak Week March 14-20

South Carolina Pipeline Safety Seminar August 9-10, 2011 Hosted by SIF and ORS

1/1/11 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2010 3rd Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

10/1/10 ORS's Review of SCE&G's 2010 2nd Quarter Report on V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3 Status of Construction

9/23/10 2010 Household Goods Forum

9-10-10 PSC and ORS Promote Lifeline Awareness Week

7/26/10 ORS's Review of SCE&G's March 31, 2010 Quarterly Report on the Budget & Schedule of V.C. Summer Units 2 & 3 Construction

5-27-10 Report on Audits of Financial Statements of the S.C. Universal Service Fund for years ended Dec. 31, 2009 and 2008

4-13-10 ORS Files Petition Regarding Carolina Water Service, Inc.

3-17-10 ORS' Review of SCE&G's December 31, 2009 Quarterly Report on the Budget and Schedule of V.C. Summer Units 2 & 3 Construction

3-15-10 PSC and ORS Promote EPA's Fix-a-Leak Week March 15-21

3-3-10 Lifeline Program Helps Low-income Families Stay Connected

12/31/09; ORS's Review of SCE&G's September 30, 2009 Quarterly Report on the Budget & Schedule of V.C. Summer Units 2 & 3 Construction

12/17/09 ORS Letter to Nuclear Regulatory Commission

ORS's Review of SCE&G's June 30, 2009 Quarterly Report on the Budget & Schedule of V.C. Summer Units 2 & 3 Construction

Low-income Families Can Stay Connected with Lifeline Telephone Assistance

Commission Rules and Regulations Governing Gas Systems

ORS's Review of SCE&G's March 3, 2009 Quarterly Report on the Budget & Schedule of V.C. Summer Units 2 & 3 Construction

6/8/09 On-the-Spot Audits and Vehicle Inspection Program documentation

4-27-09 Inform Your U.S. House Representatives That You Support the Boucher-Doyle Proposal.pdf

4/24/09 Chairman Gordon Seeks Input on Renewable Electricity Standard

2009 Prevention of Utility Damage Call Before You Dig Week

Renewable Resources and Clean Energy

3/23/09 ORS Seeks Review of Coal Prices

3/4/09 Important Changes to Real-time Closed Captioning

01/12/09 ORS Provides Information on Third Party Notification for Electric and Natural Gas Customers