NOTICE OF FILING AND PUBLIC HEARING
Application of Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC and Duke Energy Progress, LLC
For Determinations Regarding Balancing Area Competitive Procurement of Renewable Energy
Framework and 2022 Solar Procurement Program
Docket No. 2022-239-E and 2022-240-E
Why is this Notice Important?
The Public Service Commission (Commission) has scheduled a public hearing in this case.
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC and Duke Energy Progress, LLC filed an Application for the Commission
to approve its competitive procurement (purchase) of renewable energy program for solar resources.
What is Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC’s and Duke Energy Progress, LLC’s Competitive Procurement of
Renewable Energy Program?
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC and Duke Energy Progress, LLC created the 2022 Solar Procurement
Request for Proposals for New Solar Resources.
The 2022 Solar Procurement Request for Proposals for New Solar Resources:
o Solicits both utility-ownership and third-party owned solar projects from both North Carolina
and South Carolina developers
o Seeks responses from interested persons in the utilities’ service territories in South Carolina and
o Seeks to buy least cost resources to meet the utilities’ system energy needs and customer program
What are Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC and Duke Energy Progress, LLC asking the Commission to do
in this case?
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC and Duke Energy Progress, LLC request the Commission:
– Find the Companies’ implementation of competitive purchase of energy and capacity from renewable
resources (e.g., solar photovoltaic) is in the public interest for South Carolina customers
– Issue an Order approving the 2022 Solar Procurement Program Request for Proposals for New Solar
– Approve the recovery of costs incurred for power purchased from third parties through fuel riders
– Approve the recovery of costs incurred for utility-owned solar resources through a future rate case
– Approve the deferral of associated capital costs and operations and maintenance costs in a regulatory asset
account until such costs are included in the Companies’ rate base
The case was filed according to Act 62 of 2019, specifically S.C. Code Ann. Section 58-41-20(E)(2), S.C. Code
Ann. Section 58-27-820, S.C. Code Ann. Regs. 103-823, and Order No. 2022-482 and, this hearing has been
scheduled according to Order No. 2022-592 and S.C. Code Ann. Regs. 103-817.
For the Company’s complete proposal visit: https://dms.psc.sc.gov/Attachments/Matter/804bca15-bcff-49a8-
For the entire Case visit: https://dms.psc.sc.gov/Web/Dockets/Detail/118274
When Will the PSC Hear the Utility’s Case?
When: Monday, April 17, 2023 at 10:00 A.M. This hearing is virtual unless changed by the Commission.
Where: 101 Executive Center Drive, Hearing Room, Columbia, South Carolina 29210
Public Service Commission of South Carolina • Attention: Clerk’s Office • 101 Executive Center Drive, Suite 100 • Columbia, SC 29210
Who Can I Talk to About This Notice?
Duke Energy Carolinas, LLC and Duke Energy
Office of Regulatory Staff 1-803-737-5230 or 1-800-922-1531
Department of Consumer Affairs 1-803-734-4200 or 1-800-922-1594
Public Service Commission 1-803-896-5100
Ways to Get Involved in the Case
How Can I Participate in this Case?
A customer may participate in the case by any one or both of the ways listed below.
Option A: File a Letter of Protest by
Email email@example.com; or
Mail to 101 Executive Center Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29210.
More information is available here: https://psc.sc.gov/consumer-info/file-letter-protest
File a Petition to Intervene. An Intervenor becomes a party in the case. Intervenors have the right to testify,
cross-examine witnesses, appeal the Commission’s Final Decision, and must follow the Commission’s Rules of
Practice and Procedure. To intervene, you must:
Email a Petition to Intervene to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Thursday, December 29, 2022; or
Mail a Petition to Intervene to 101 Executive Center Drive, Suite 100, Columbia, SC 29210 no later
than Thursday, December 29, 2022. Please include your email address.
**You must give a copy of your Petition to Intervene to all Parties in this case. Petitions to Intervene must meet
the requirements of Commission Regulation 103-825 and must be approved by the Commission.
In the above referenced case, if the proposed tariffs contain any request for a change of rates, the proposed
rates may be changed by the Commission.
Persons seeking further information about these procedures should contact the Commission
at 803-896-5100 or visit its website at www.psc.sc.gov.
NOTICE OF FILING AND PUBLIC HEARING