Nuclear Power Plant Construction Support (North Carolina)

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Last modified on February 12, 2015.

EZFeed Policy

Place North Carolina

Applies to Utility North Carolina

Name Nuclear Power Plant Construction Support (North Carolina)
Policy Category Other Policy
Policy Type Generating Facility Rate-Making, Renewables Portfolio Standards and Goals
Affected Technologies Nuclear
Active Policy Yes

Implementing Sector State/Province

Program Administrator North Carolina Utilities Commission
Primary Website

Last Review 2014-09-15

Information Source


Language in the North Carolina Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Portfolio Standard allows a utility to have incurred costs reviewed by the North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) periodically and added to the rate base in a general rate case even if that facility is not yet complete. This language targets the construction of nuclear plants by establishing the NCUC’s ability to review and find prudent the activities associated with developing a nuclear plant, but not any specific costs of development.

Policy Contact

Department NC Utilities Commission
Division 430 North Salisbury Street, Dobbs Building
Address 4325 Mail Service Center

Place Raleigh, North Carolina
Zip/Postal Code 27699-4325
Phone 919-733-7328


Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)

Authority 1: G.S. 62-133.8.

Authority 2: Rule R8-61