SCANA Corporation Announces 2.5 Percent Increase In Common Dividend

     SCANA Corporation Announces 2.5 Percent Increase In Common Dividend

PR Newswire

CAYCE, S.C., Feb. 20, 2013

CAYCE, S.C., Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --SCANA Corporation (NYSE: SCG)
announced that its board of directors, at a meeting held today, raised the
quarterly cash dividend on the Company's common stock to 50 ¾ cents per share
from 49 ½ cents per share, an increase of 2.5 percent. This action increases
the indicated annual dividend rate to $2.03 per share from $1.98 per share.
The new dividend is payable April 1, 2013 to shareholders of record at the
close of business on March 11, 2013.

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"SCANA is committed to providing our investors competitive returns through
both long-term stock appreciation and dividend growth. Increasing our
quarterly dividend reinforces this commitment to our investors while staying
focused on providing value to our customers." said Jimmy Addison, Executive
Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

SCANA Corporation, headquartered in Cayce, SC, is an energy-based holding
company principally engaged, through subsidiaries, in electric and natural gas
utility operations and other energy-related businesses. Information about
SCANA and its businesses is available on the company's website at
www.scana.com.

Investor Contacts:
Iris Griffin       Byron Hinson
(803) 217-6642     (803) 217-5352
igriffin@scana.com bhinson@scana.com



SOURCE SCANA Corporation

Website: http://www.scana.com