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Electric Service Facts

Summer Peak Load: 480 MW (Aug. 9, 2007)
Winter Peak Load: 499 MW (Feb. 20, 2015)

Three Main Components:

  • Services & Lighting
  • Generation & Power Supply
  • Transmission & Distribution

Services & Lighting Customers (as of June 30, 2019):
Total: 82,339                                                                           
        Residential: 73,230
        Non-Residential: 9,081
        Industrial: 28

Street Lights

  • Inside City: 18,908 (Includes 261 Inside City – Pedestrian Light Fixtures)
  • Outside City: 1,745 (Includes 403 Private Outside City Street Lights)
  • Private Lighting Inside City: 2,945
  • Rented Area Lights: 12,681 (Includes 84 Hope Mills City Street Lights – Billed to City of Hope Mills as Area Lights)
  • City-Owned/PWC Maintained Street Lights: 0

Generation & Power Supply

  • 200,000 kW of Combustion Turbines
  • 65,000 kW Steam Turbine
  • Three 230 kV Delivery Points from Duke Energy Progress (DEP): Owen Drive, Butler-Warner Generation Plant (BWGP), Reilly Road
  • Connected to Regional Transmission Grid
  • Current Long-Term Power Supply Agreement: DEP-New Full Requirements Power Supply Agreement began July 2012 and with the 2019 modification expires June 2042; All capacity and energy needs of PWC customers provided by DEP. PWC’s BWGP Power Sales Agreement with DEP provides an additional revenue stream for PWC through sale of capacity and energy from that facility that is used to offset increased power costs.

Distribution System

  • Supervisory Control System Monitors & Controls 32 Distribution Substations; 3 Points of Delivery (POD)
  • 2.24 Miles of 230kV Transmission Lines Still correct
  • 121.51 Circuit Miles of 69kV Sub-Transmission Lines
  • 117.307 Pole Miles of 69kV Sub-Transmission lines Still correct
  • 698.64 Circuit Miles of Overhead Distribution (2,255.79 Conductor Miles)
  • 48,555 Distribution Line Poles (PWC Owned)
  • 24,959 Distribution Line Transformers
  • 647.98 Circuit Miles of Underground Lines
  • 647.98 Circuit Miles of Underground Primary Distribution Conductor (1,172.31 Cable/Conductor Miles)