In May 2008, Westinghouse and its consortium partner, The Shaw Group, signed an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract with South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation, and Santee Cooper, a state-owned electric and water utility in South Carolina, for two AP1000 units at the V.C. Summer Nuclear Station.
The V.C. Summer site is located in Jenkinsville, South Carolina. Below is information about Jenkinsville, South Carolina, and its surrounding towns.
Jenkinsville, South Carolina
Jenkinsville is a newly incorporated small town in western Fairfield County, South Carolina. The town is located between the Broad and the Little Rivers and east of Monticello Reservoir. The town was incorporated in 2008 and offers very beautiful countryside, historic sites, recreation, and excellent hunting and fishing. Visit the Fairfield County Chamber of Commerce website for more information.
Newberry, South Carolina
The town of Newberry is located in the scenic Midlands of South Carolina just off of Interstate 26. Newberry offers a small-town feel but also a thriving downtown with a variety of interesting shops and restaurants, historic opera house, meeting center and event venue, and a private college. An assortment of outdoor activities are offered in this area, including golf courses, water sports and forest preserves. Visit the city of Newberry website for more information.
Prosperity, South Carolina
Prosperity is a family community located within Newberry County with slightly more than 1,000 residents. This growing area has several new housing developments, as well as a successful business district and nearby schools. Prosperity is located 10 miles southeast of Newberry, South Carolina, and only 30 miles west of the Columbia, South Carolina area, which makes for an easy commute for its residents. Visit the town of Prosperity website for more information.
Chapin, South Carolina
Chapin is located in the Midlands of South Carolina and lies at the northern shores of Lake Murray, which is a popular community area for recreational activities such as swimming, boating, fishing and waterskiing. Visit the town of Chapin website for more information.
Columbia, South Carolina
Columbia is the state capital and largest city in South Carolina. The city is home to the University of South Carolina, Fort Jackson, an array of arts and cultural activities, and many historical homes and museums. Columbia also has many opportunities for outdoor activities, including rivers, trails, the Congaree National Park, and nearby access to Lake Murray. The city also offers a range of shopping and food choices – from southern comfort foods to new bistro specialties. Visit the City of Columbia website for more information.