How does SCE&G restore power?
If a power outage occurs, SCE&G will work hard to restore power as soon as possible. However, widespread power outages after a major storm can take days, even weeks to repair so we do ask for your patience. We take the following steps to restore power to the community:
  1. We repair damage to substations first.
  2. We clear obstructions (fallen trees, car accidents, etc.) and repair primary lines.
  3. Then we inspect and repair tap and secondary lines in residential neighborhoods.

Learn more about SCE&G's power restoration process.

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