JENKINSVILLE, SC, May 31, 2011…South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG), has completed its scheduled refueling and maintenance outage at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station. The plant entered the outage April 15 and returned to service May 31.
“Our team has safely completed an outage that included the successful implementation of several major projects aimed at further enhancing safety and reliability,” said Dan Gatlin, vice president of nuclear operations. “I want to personally thank our staff for their hard work and dedication. It’s because of their efforts that we are now set for another successful cycle of safe operation.”
The outage, which followed an 18-month operating cycle, was the 19th for V.C. Summer Station since the plant began commercial operation in 1984.
SCE&G is a regulated public utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to approximately 663,000 customers in South Carolina. The company also provides natural gas service to approximately 315,000 customers throughout the state. More information about SCE&G is available at www.sceg.com.
SCANA Corporation, a Fortune 500 company headquartered in Cayce, SC, is an energy-based holding company principally engaged, through subsidiaries, in electric and natural gas utility operations and other energy-related businesses. Information about SCANA and its businesses is available on the Company’s website at www.scana.com.