Sabal Trail Pipeline Starts Commercial Service

August 2017

Sabal Trail Transmission LLC, a joint venture of Spectra Energy Partners LP, NextEra Energy Inc. and Duke Energy, has placed into commercial service its pipeline system and facilities from Alexander City, AL, to the Central Florida Hub in Kissimmee, FL.

Sabal Trail will provide 400 MDth/d of firm transportation to Florida Power & Light in time for them to meet their peak cooling season. In addition, Duke Energy Florida will accept 300 MDth/d of firm delivery once the companys Citrus County combined-cycle natural gas plant is ready to receive natural gas. The 515-mile pipeline will have the capacity to transport 1.1 Bcf/d of natural gas to the Southeast U.S. once approved future compression expansions occur.