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Published on April 28th, 2014 | by Millennium Magazine Staff

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SERC President’s Award Presented to South Carolina Electric & Gas Company

Pictured above; Steve Byrne, COO and President, Generation and Transmission, SCE&G and Scott Henry, SERC President and CEO 

Charlotte, NC: – SERC Reliability Corporation (SERC), one of eight regions in the U.S. responsible for monitoring the reliability of the bulk power system, presented its 2014 President’s Award to South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G). The award is given annually in recognition of electric reliability excellence. SERC President and CEO Scott Henry made the presentation at the April 23, 2014 SERC Board of Directors meeting in Charlotte, NC.

SCE&G, headquartered in Cayce, SC, received the prestigious award in recognition of the utility’s outstanding commitment to electric reliability. The company’s dedication to excellence helps to set a quality standard within the region for fellow SERC members and registered entities.

“Determining the winner of the SERC President’s Award is no easy task, as we are fortunate to have many dedicated Registered Entities within the SERC Region,” said Mr. Henry. “Demonstrating a consistent drive for reliability excellence, SCE&G is well deserving of this recognition.” “We certainly are honored to receive this recognition,” said Steve Byrne, Chief Operating Officer and President, Generation and Transmission, South Carolina Electric & Gas Company.

“SCE&G’s employees are dedicated to meeting our customers’ expectations for safe, reliable service every day. This award is a direct reflection of that dedication.”

About SERC Reliability Corporation:
The SERC Reliability Corporation (SERC) is a nonprofit corporation responsible for promoting and improving the reliability, adequacy, and critical infrastructure of the bulk power supply systems in all or portions of 16 Central and Southeastern states. SERC serves as one of eight regional entities with delegated authority from the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) under Section 215 of the Federal Power Act. SERC proposes and enforces Reliability Standards approved by the Federal
Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) by monitoring owners, operators, and users of the bulk power system within the SERC Region, which serves approximately 53 million customers. The regional entities and all members of NERC work to safeguard the reliability of the bulk power systems throughout North
America.

About South Carolina Electric & Gas Company:
Based in Cayce, SC, SCE&G is a regulated utility serving approximately 675,000 electric customers and approximately 325,000 natural gas customers in South Carolina. SCE&G is the principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation, an energy-based holding company whose businesses include regulated electric and natural gas utility operations, telecommunications and other non-regulated energy-related businesses.

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