March 2006 - Santee Cooper announced that it has added a 5.5-MW landfill gas generating facility to the portfolio of resources used to supply its Green Power program. Another landfill gas facility is expected to enter commercial operation within the next two months. Under the program, residential customers can purchase renewable energy in increments of 100-kWh each month for $3, or a premium of 3¢/kWh. Commercial customers can purchase renewable energy in 200-kWh monthly increments at the same price premium. The program is now available to more than 150,000 Santee Cooper customers across South Carolina.
News Release - Santee Cooper, Waste Management, Tri-County Electric Co-op Dedicate Green Power Station at Richland County Landfill