V.C. Summer Nuclear Station Completes Mid-Cycle Outage

Apr 03, 2013, 16:46 ET from SCANA Corporation

JENKINSVILLE, S.C., April 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG), returned Unit 1 at V.C. Summer Nuclear Station to service on April 2. This completed the planned mid-cycle maintenance outage that began on March 22.

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"I am extremely proud of our team for completing this outage safely and ahead of schedule," said Dan Gatlin, SCE&G vice president of nuclear operations. "One of our pump's back-up seals was not performing as desired. The shutdown has addressed that issue."

During the outage, SCE&G also completed other maintenance activities to support safe and reliable operations.


SCE&G is a regulated utility engaged in the generation, transmission, distribution and sale of electricity to approximately 670,000 customers in South Carolina. The company also provides natural gas service to approximately 323,000 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. In addition to its approximately 670,000 electric customers in South Carolina, the company serves more than 1.2 million natural gas customers in South Carolina, North Carolina and Georgia. More information about SCANA is available at www.scana.com.

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