Santee Cooper launches Storm Center

MONCKS CORNER, SC (WCSC) - Santee Cooper on Friday launched Storm Center, a near real time outage resource that provides relevant information to customers and other key audiences.

This interactive feature updates outage information every 15 minutes and is available on Santee Cooper's Web site and its mobile friendly Web site.

Using Storm Center, customers can now also report outages via the Web or their smart phones.

"During storms and other outage times, we understand customers want to know Santee Cooper is not only aware of the outage, but that we are actively working to safely restore power," said Mike Poston, vice president of retail operations. "This tool helps put the critical info they need right at their fingertips."

To access Storm Center from the Web or your smart phone, visit

Santee Cooper is South Carolina's state-owned electric and water utility, and the state's largest power producer. The ultimate source of electricity for 2 million South Carolinians, Santee Cooper is dedicated to being the state's leading resource for improving the quality of life for the people of South Carolina. For more information, visit