Utilities

This Sept. 18, 2017 photo shows the partially built V.C. Summer Nuclear Generating Station near Jenkinsville, S.C. On Wednesday, Sept. 27, 2017, the boards of state-owned Santee Cooper and the private South Carolina Electric & Gas approved the sale of their share of a $2.2 billion, five-year settlement over the failed nuclear project so that they can recover nearly 92 percent of the cash immediately. (AP Photo)
September 27, 2017 - 4:41 pm
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — Two South Carolina utilities are selling their share of a $2.2 billion, five-year settlement over a failed nuclear project so that they can recover nearly 92 percent of the cash immediately. Gov. Henry McMaster said he's still pushing to revive the abandoned reactors —...
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September 27, 2017 - 4:40 pm
MONCKS CORNER, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on the failure of a nuclear power project in South Carolina (all times local): 4:35 p.m. A shareholder is suing a South Carolina utility, asking 12 executives return $21 million in bonuses connected to the canceled construction of two nuclear reactors. John...
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September 13, 2017 - 2:50 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Latest on Irma (all times local): 8:45 p.m. Three people are dead from apparent carbon monoxide poisoning at a Florida home following Hurricane Irma, and four others have been hospitalized. Orange County Sheriff's Office spokesman Jeff Williams says a deputy responded to the...
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August 23, 2017 - 3:13 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and a major Michigan utility's foundation each committed $1 million Wednesday to covering college tuition for Flint high school graduates in the wake of the city's water crisis. The $2 million in combined pledges for a fledgling "Flint Promise"...
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August 23, 2017 - 12:43 pm
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and a major Michigan utility's foundation each committed $1 million Wednesday to covering college tuition for Flint high school graduates in the wake of the city's water crisis. The $2 million in combined pledges for a fledgling "Flint Promise"...
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August 23, 2017 - 11:16 am
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores and a Michigan utility's foundation are each committing $1 million to help fund college scholarships in Flint in the wake of the city's water crisis. The $2 million in combined pledges announced Wednesday aim to create a "Flint Promise," starting...
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August 17, 2015 - 5:43 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Brett Carter, RMIT University and Alexa Halford, Dartmouth College (THE CONVERSATION) The Earth’s magnetic field – known as the “magnetosphere” – protects our atmosphere from the “solar...
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