CAYCE, S.C., Nov. 3, 2016—In a recently released video
, South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG), shows progress of the V.C. Summer nuclear construction project in the third quarter of 2016.
The four-minute video features heavy lifts of major components, including the history-making placement of the 305-ton reactor vessel. Also, executives with SCE&G, Santee Cooper and Westinghouse provide comments about V.C. Summer Units 2 and 3.
SCE&G and co-owner Santee Cooper are building two 1,117-megawatt AP1000 reactors in Fairfield County, S.C. Westinghouse is the contractor, and Fluor is the construction manager. Approximately 4,000 Westinghouse personnel and subcontractor workers are on site daily. When the two units start generating electricity, SCE&G anticipates more than 60 percent of its generation will be non-emitting.
SCE&G is a regulated public utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to approximately 707,000 customers in South Carolina. The company also provides natural gas service to approximately 353,000 customers throughout the state. More information about SCE&G is available at www.sceg.com
SCANA Corporation, headquartered in Cayce, S.C., 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 at www.scana.com