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EnlightenSC is an energy education program developed by educators for the member-owned electric cooperatives in South Carolina. EnlightenSC was created to help teachers better access energy-related information and activities for their classrooms.

For Teachers 

EnlightenSC provides resources for energy education, lesson plans, student competitions and more.

Horry Electric participates in an annual educational initiative and competition for fourth and fifth grade students called The Children’s Book Challenge. The contest challenges students to write and illustrate stories that focus on the impact of electricity in their lives, communities and state.

Teachers can submit books to Horry Electric. A panel of judges reads each book and grades it based on EnlightenSC’s rubric. Horry Electric will select a local winner to receive $50. The teacher or media specialist assisting with the project will also receive $50.

The local winner’s book will be sent on to a statewide competition for a chance to receive another award, and the opportunity to have their book published.

For more information on EnlightenSC, contact Toni Gore at 843-369-6359 or toni.gore@horryelectric.com.

Horry Electric has restructured rates to give you control of your bill. The restructured rates will be effective for all members beginning with September 2024 use that appears on your October 2024 statement. Advance Pay members will be effective October 1 for October use. Click below to learn more about rates and peak hours.