Innovative Solar registers 35-MW North Carolina project

The Innovative Solar 31 LLC affiliate of Innovative Solar Systems LLC on May 1 filed with the North Carolina Utilities Commission a renewable energy registration for a 35-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic project to be located in Bladen County, N.C.

The project would be located at 299 White Farm Lane in Bladenboro and would interconnect to the Duke Energy system. The project is to be in-service around Nov. 1, 2015.

The listed member/manager of Innovative Solar 31 is Richard Green, 828-215-9064,

Innovative Solar Systems (ISS) applied April 28 at the North Carolina commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for a $144m, 80-MW (ac) solar project to be located in Hope Mills, N.C. The project company is Innovative Solar 46 LLC. Over the last three years, the Innovative Solar management team has developed a number of renewable energy projects and currently has over 600 MW of projects in various approval stages with Duke Energy, the application noted. This project is estimated to have a commercial operation date of Nov. 1, 2015.

Another ISS project company, Innovative Solar 41 LLC, filed a similar certificate application on April 25 with the North Carolina commission for a $90m, 50-MW (AC) solar photovoltaic system located at 752 Turnbull Rd. in Garland in Bladen County. The Innovative Solar 41 project has a commercial operation date of Nov. 1, 2015.

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