Utility Facility Siting and Environmental Protection Act (South Carolina)
Last modified on February 12, 2015.
|Applies to States or Provinces||South Carolina|
|Name||Utility Facility Siting and Environmental Protection Act (South Carolina)|
|Policy Type||Siting and Permitting|
|Affected Technologies||Biomass/Biogas, Coal with CCS, Concentrating Solar Power, Energy Storage, Fuel Cells, Geothermal Electric, Hydroelectric, Hydroelectric (Small), Natural Gas, Nuclear, Solar Photovoltaics, Tidal Energy, Wave Energy, Wind energy|
This legislation applies to electric generating plants and associated facilities designed for or capable of operation at a capacity of more than 75 MW. A certificate from the Public Service Commission is required prior to the construction of such facilities. Some exemptions, including for hydroelectric generating facilities licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, apply.
|Department||South Carolina Public Service Commission|
|Address||101 Executive Center Dr., Suite 100|
|Place||Columbia, South Carolina|
Authorities (Please contact the if there are any file problems.)
|Authority 1:||S.C. Code 58-33|