Dominion Energy acquires 72 MW solar project

Utility Dominion Energy, Inc. has acquired a solar generating project from First Solar Inc. The facility, owned by the company's contracted generation arm, is expected to enter service in 2019 and provide power and renewable energy attributes under a Dominion Energy South Carolina contract that was previously filed and accepted in South Carolina.
Construction on the 72 MW solar facility has already begun on about 630 acres of land in Beaufort County, South Carolina. When it is completed, »Seabrook Solar« will be one of the largest solar arrays in the Palmetto State, says Dominion. The company's contracted generation business also owns and operates two solar facilities in Jasper County, S.C.
Dominion Energy South Carolina has signed contracts for more than 1,000 MW of solar capacity, of which 500 MW utility-scale solar projects are already operational.

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