The North Carolina Utilities Commission on April 9 approved a certificate of public convenience and necessity and also a renewable energy registration for a 4.975-MW (AC) solar photovoltaic project of Market Farm LLC.
The company had applied on Jan. 31 for these approvals. The facility would be located at Reidsville in Rockingham County and would sell power to Duke Energy Carolinas.
The commission, which has approved a number of small solar projects in recent months, on April 9 also approved in separate orders:
- A renewable energy registration for a 1.98-MW (AC) solar photovoltaic project of Sampson Solar LLC, located at Clinton in Sampson County. The facility is due to be operational in or around May of this year.
- A renewable registration for Innovative Solar 15 LLC for a 1.696-MW (AC) photovoltaic project at Ellenboro in Rutherford County. This facility, as applied for, would be operational around April 1 of this year.
- A renewable registration for another 1.696-MW (AC) project, this time of Innovative Solar 12 LLC, to be located at Forest City in Rutherford County. This facility would also be operating around April 1.