Filed with the Public Service Commission of South Carolina on Jan. 29 by Duke Energy Progress was an application for approval of a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Dillon Solar LLC.
The PPA itself was filed under seal. The cover letter said the agreement was signed on Jan. 25 and was worked out under the Public Utility Regulatory Policies Act of 1978 (PURPA).
Dillon Solar has developed and will construct, own, operate and maintain a solar photovoltaic facility near Dillon, South Carolina. It is a qualifying facility (QF) under the rules and regulations of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, and Dillon Solar filed its Form 556 self-certification with FERC on Nov. 10, 2014. The facility will have an installed capacity of approximately 10.56 MW (ac nameplate).
Under this agreement, Dillon Solar will sell to Duke Energy Progress all the electric capacity and energy generated by the facility. Duke Energy Progress is a unit of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK).