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Company: Dominion Energy Inc.
Current Parent CompanyDominion Energy
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Penalty: $320,000,000
Year: 2020
Date: July 20, 2020
Offense Group: consumer-protection-related offenses
Primary Offense: consumer protection violation
Violation Description: Dominion Energy agreed to pay $320 million of a $520 million settlement of litigation alleging that South Carolina utility customers were misled and improperly charged for a nuclear power plant project that was scrapped. Dominion paid on behalf of its subsidiary South Carolina Electric & Gas.
Level of Government: state
Action Type: private litigation
Court: 13th Judicial Circuit of South Carolina's Court of Common Pleas
Civil or Criminal Case: civil
Case ID: 2019CP2306675
Case Name: Jessica S. Cook vs. Santee Cooper et al.
Private Lawsuit Resolution Type: settlement
HQ Country of Current Parent: USA
HQ State of Current Parent: Virginia
Ownership Structure of Current Parent: publicly traded
Major Industry of Current Parent: utilities and power generation
Specific Industry of Current Parent: utilities
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