Lexington, SC (Paul Kirby) – When Dominion Energy recently announced to its employees that the Pine Island Club on Lake Murray was being shuttered for the remainder of 2020, company executives explained the reasoning behind this to company employees in a letter. In that letter, Dominion executives said the decision to close was based on the company’s COVID-19 pandemic response. Now, some current or former employees feel as if closing the club will be made permanent and is just another betrayal by SCE&G and its parent company SCANA after selling to Virginia based Dominion in 2019.
SCE&G’s end started when they abandoned the construction of two nuclear units being constructed at the V.C. Summer generating facility in Jenkinsville, SC. The units never came close to completion and not only started a domino effect that brought SCANA and SCE&G down, it also crippled Santee Cooper, the South Carolina state owned utility giant that was a partner in the