Transportation Electrification Utility Impact Study

No earlier than April 1, 2023, the Public Service Commission (PSC) must open a docket for the purpose of identifying the regulatory challenges and opportunities associated with transportation electrification, including:

  • Grid integration and modernization efforts;
  • Regulatory policies to support efficient and cost-effective transportation electrification;
  • Data management and coordination;
  • Grid investments to support electric vehicle (EV) deployment;
  • Increased EV adoption and the development of their charging infrastructure; and,
  • Rate design and load management strategies.

The PSC must also submit reports on a triennial basis to the Joint Committee on the Electrification of Transportation on regulatory issues related to transportation electrification.

(Reference South Carolina Code of Laws 58-27-265)