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PSC Announces Night Hearing Locations for Duke Energy Carolinas Rate Case

The Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) has announced the locations and dates of three public night hearings to be held in response to…

ORS Case Overviews for Duke Energy Progress, Duke Energy Carolinas Rate Case

In preparation for two significant rate cases involving Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) and Duke Energy Progress (DEP) in March and April 2019,…

ORS Study of the Natural Gas Stabilization Act of 2005

On June 27, 2018, the Aiken County Legislative Delegation requested the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) review the Natural Gas Rate…

GridLabs Releases Grid Modernization Report for South Carolina

GridLabs, a California-based nonprofit organization that provides technical expertise to policy makers on the design, operation and attributes of…

ORS Statement on PSC's Decision on Imprudency Finding

MEDIA ADVISORY: January 19, 2018 The following quote is attributable to executive director Nanette Edwards: “The Office of Regulatory Staff is…

ORS Seeks Reconsideration of SCANA/Dominion Determination by PSC

The Office of Regulatory Staff has filed a petition for reconsideration of certain aspects of the South Carolina Public Service Commission's…

ORS Statement on PSC's Carolina Water Service Decision

On Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, the South Carolina Public Service Commission issued a ruling to disallow certain legal costs Carolina Water Service…

Edwards Appointed ORS Executive Director

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

Palmetto Clean Fuels Launches "Plug in SC" Campaign to Promote Electric Vehicles

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…

SCUSF Contribution Factor for the Calendar Year 2018

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