Green Power is electricity generated by renewable resources like solar, wind, and even decomposing garbage in selected landfills. These resources are replenished naturally and minimize harm to the environment.
Launched in response to increased customer interest and concern for the environment, this initial step to meet and encourage the growing demand for renewable energy helps reduce the reliance on limited resources while improving and preserving the environment for future generations.
GOFER, Give Oil For Energy Recovery, is Santee Cooper's used motor oil collection and recovery program. It is distinctive because it was South Carolina's first program to both protect the environment and conserve valuable energy resources. Santee Cooper started the GOFER program in 1990 as an Earth Day project to give Do-It-Yourselfers all over South Carolina a convenient place to properly dispose of their used motor oil. GOFER has grown to a statewide program with more than 500 do it yourselfer collection sites, with collection sites in every county.
Old Santee Canal Park commemorates South Carolina's beautiful natural resources and emphasizes the tremendous historical significance of the Santee Canal.
Less than 30 minutes away from downtown Charleston in historic Berkeley County, Old Santee Canal Park offers its visitors a glimpse at the events that shaped our lives and our communities as we know them today.
Since the beginning, Santee Cooper's low-cost power has attracted new industry and business to the state, resulting in thousands of jobs and economic impact measured in billions of dollars. All of our work results in sustaining employment, increasing productivity and ultimately helping South Carolina grow and prosper. Santee Cooper currently has over 300 acres in developed and undeveloped tracts of land ready for commercial use. In some instances, property is available for build to suit, while others are already zoned and equipped for immediate occupancy.
ReducetheUse.com is the cornerstone of Santee Cooper’s Reduce the Use South Carolina program intended to encourage all of us to ReThink the way we use energy and to take steps to ReDuce the amount of electricity we use. Santee Cooper offers rebates to help home and business owners ReNew old electric appliances and HVAC equipment with more efficient models and make your home and business more energy-efficient.
Santee Cooper Kids is the Web site of Santee Cooper for children ages 6-18 to learn about electrical safety and the important role electricity plays in our environment.
This fun and interactive Web site features several online games for kids to play and learn the many concepts associated with electricity and have fun where they can be challenged to learn new things through experiments and activities.