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ORS Files Petition for Rulemaking in Dominion Sale of Customer Data Docket

The Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) today filed a petition with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC) initiating a proceeding to…

CONSUMER ADVISORY: Attention Tele Circuit Network Customers

Customers of Tele Circuit Network Corp. in AT&T service areas may lose telephone service. Tele Circuit leases facilities from AT&T for the…

ORS Petitions to Suspend Frontier Communications' USF Collection

On November 8, 2019, the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff (ORS) filed an expedited petition with the Public Service Commission of South…

Summary of Blue Granite Rate Increase Application

As a service to the public and the customers of Blue Granite Water Company, the South Carolina Office of Regulatory Staff is posting an overview of…

ORS Report: Utility Return On Equity Analysis for Previous Twelve Months

Electric and Gas Utilities Return on Common Equity -- Twelve Months Ending June 30, 2019 (PDF)

2019 Base Load Review Act Cumulative Approved Increases

As a service to the public and customers of Dominion Energy South Carolina, the Office of Regulatory Staff is posting these two charts showing the…

ORS Issues 2019 Status Report on Distributed Energy Resource and Net Energy Metering Implementation

The Office of Regulatory Staff has issued a report on Distributed Energy Resource and Net Energy Metering Implementation related to Act 236 of the…

Energy Report: Creating Sustainable State Policies for Electric Vehicles

Economic consulting firm Bates White has released a report about electric vehicle policies entitled "Goldilocks and the Grid: Creating 'No Regrets'…

Energy Office Success Stories: City of Myrtle Beach

The City of Myrtle Beach, named one of the “best family beach vacations in the USA” by the US News and World Report, draws over 11 million tourists…

ORS Issues PSA Educating Public on How to Avoid Solar Sale Scams

The following PSA was created by the Office of Regulatory Staff to alert the public to solar panel scams it has become aware of and educate consumers…