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South Carolina Interconnection Standards

Date Last Updated8/13/2014
Policy TypeInterconnection Standard
State/FederalSC
Policy Administrator/Contact OfficePublic Service Commission of South Carolina (PSC)
Policy Initiation Date12/19/2006
Policy SummaryThe PSC adopted a simplified interconnection standard for small distributed generation (DG) including CHP systems. The standard applies to the three investor-owned utilities in the state -- Progress Energy, Duke Energy and South Carolina Electric and Gas.
CHP Eligibility RequirementsBoth fossil-fueled and renewably-fueled CHP systems are eligible for standardized interconnection.
Eligible Project Size (MW)Standardized interconnection applies to systems up to 100 kW for non-residential and 20 kW for residential.
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