Skip to main content
The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

Recent News

Mon, 01/14/2019

MEDIA ADVISORY: June 19, 2018

The following quote is attributable to executive director Nanette Edwards:

“The Office of Regulatory Staff is pleased the S.C. Public…

Wed, 01/02/2019

The Office of Regulatory Staff has filed a petition for reconsideration of certain aspects of the South Carolina Public Service Commission's determination in the SCANA/Dominion merger and…

Fri, 12/21/2018

On Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, the South Carolina Public Service Commission issued a ruling to disallow certain legal costs Carolina Water Service sought to pass along to customers through rates,…

Thu, 07/26/2018

Nanette Edwards, a 12-year veteran with the Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS), has been appointed as the agency’s second executive director.

Edwards has been with the ORS since…

Mon, 04/23/2018

The Palmetto Clean Fuels (PCF) coalition will launch its Plug in SC campaign on April 24, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. at  Shealy Electrical Wholesalers headquarters. As part of this event, a…

Tue, 10/31/2017

As administrator of the South Carolina Universal Service Fund (SCUSF), the Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) establishes and may periodically adjust the level of contributions assessed to…

Mon, 07/24/2017

The Palmetto Clean Fuels coalition (PCF), an initiative of the S.C. Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) Energy Office, will present FTC with a South Carolina Green Fleet Leader…

Fri, 07/21/2017

Motorists traveling along major interstates in South Carolina will now see alternative fuel corridor signs. These signs indicate routes that are part of a national network of corridors…

Wed, 07/12/2017

This memorandum summarizes developments and the current status of matters in the Chapter 11 bankruptcy case of Westinghouse Electric Company, LLC and 29 of its affiliated companies (collectively…

Fri, 06/23/2017

On June 15, 2017, Piedmont Natural Gas (“PNG”) filed with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (“Commission”) for an approximately $17.2 million increase to its retail natural…

Fri, 06/23/2017

On June 15, 2017, the South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (“SCE&G”) filed with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (“Commission”) for an approximately $9.0 million…

Wed, 06/07/2017

Palmetto Clean Fuels, an initiative of the SC Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) Energy Office, will co-host a stop on the 2nd annual From Sea to Shining Sea National Gas Vehicle (NGV)…