Innovative Solar files on latest North Carolina solar project

Innovative Solar 67 LLC filed a June 30 registration statement for a renewable energy facility with the North Carolina Utilities Commission on a 35-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic project to be located in Pender County, N.C.

The project site is at 1001 Shiloh Rd. at Willard in Pender County. The facility is due for operation around Nov. 1, 2015, and would sell power to Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), the statement said.

Innovative Solar Systems LLC has in recent weeks filed similar applications covering hundreds of megawatts of new solar projects in North Carolina. A separate June 6 application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity was filed for Innovative Solar 67 LLC. The $63m Innovative Solar 67 project will be interconnecting to Duke Energy at the transmission level and selling electricity via a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement to Duke Energy with the Qualified Facilities Tariff.

An Innovative Solar Systems contact is: John Green, Senior Electrical Engineer and co-founder, 828-215-9064,

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