Details Emerge On NextEra Energy's Proposal To Buy Santee Cooper

posted by Gary Barboza - 

(Columbia, SC)  --  A company interested in buying Santee Cooper is offering some benefits to customers.  

New documents show Florida's NextEra Energy would freeze rates until 2022 and refund customers 50-million dollars a year for four years.  

FITSNews.com reported yesterday the deal also includes a plan to pay down Santee Cooper's eight-billion dollar debt.  

Berkeley State Senator Larry Grooms tells "The State" the company also plans to add 100 jobs by adding a plant in Anderson County and solar farms.  

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