Dominion, Southern Current clinch 108-MW solar PPA in S Carolina

Jan 12, 2023 12:25 PM ET
  • US utility Dominion Energy Inc (NYSE:D) will certainly acquire electricity from a 107.8-MW DC solar project that is planned to go on the internet in South Carolina in 2024.
Dominion, Southern Current clinch 108-MW solar PPA in S Carolina
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The power purchase agreement (PPA) was signed by Dominion Energy South Carolina (DESC) for the Lone Star solar park's future result, the utility claimed on Wednesday. The project advocate is solar as well as energy storage space programmer Southern Current LLC, a subsidiary of energyRe.

To be situated in South Carolina's Calhoun County, the photovoltaic (PV) park is slated to start commercial procedures in 2024 as well as generate sufficient electricity to supply 17,000 homes and services annually. The plant will be combined with a 198-MWh battery storage component, to be among the biggest ones in the state.

The project will require around USD 200 million (EUR 186.6 m) in financial investments to be know. It is presently pending approval for filing by the Public Service Commission of South Carolina and also other governing authorizations.

energyRe got Southern Current and its over 9-GW portfolio of projects under advancement in the third quarter of 2022.

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