MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (April 5, 2017) –
SCE&G encourages customers to prepare for severe thunderstorms today as the
company readies crews to respond to possible outages and other weather-related
“We’re carefully monitoring weather
conditions in our service territory, and we’re prepared to respond to
storm-related service interruptions,” said Bill Turner, SCE&G’s vice
president of electric operations. “We also want to encourage our customers to
be prepared in advance of the storm and stay safe.”
Learn more at SCE&G’s storm center: www.sceg.com/storm.
The storm center includes additional important safety tips, as well as
information about SCE&G’s process for restoring service to customers.
SCE&G offers the following tips:
text: Register for SCE&G’s text option online at www.sceg.com. Simply log in to your
account and look for the "Activate Text Options” under the
"Account Options” feature and then follow the instructions. Once you
are registered, if you are experiencing an outage, simply text the word
"OUT” to 467234 (gosceg).
mobile device: Report and check the status of your power outage online
from your internet-ready mobile device or phone by visiting www.sceg.com/mobile
and clicking on “Outages & Emergencies.”
away from downed power lines: Storms can cause tree
limbs and entire trees to break and fall, sometimes taking power lines and
even meter boxes down with them. Always assume any downed power line is
live and stay away. To report a downed line, call 1-888-333-4465.
informed: Keeping customers safe and up-to-date
with timely information is a top priority for SCE&G. Follow SCE&G
on Twitter at @scegnews or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/scegnews
for the latest storm-related information and safety tips.