China Three Gorges Group is spending heavily to buy or build hydro, wind and solar projects.
Transmission facility in eastern Carolina will power up to 10,000 homes.
Has agreed to pay $102 million federal fines and may face civil actions.
The companies are key partners in the $5 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline that will serve the eastern part of South Carolina.
Will also build a solar farm on the site as part of its $1.1 billion plan to modernize its infrastructure.
Prosecutors recount how it could have checked aging drainage pipes.
Good’s $8.3 million compensation reduced 35% of $1.2 million base, plus incentives.
Regulators waiting on test results to determine if there’s a hazard to people or wildlife.