Carolina Solar Energy II LLC on July 15 filed an application at the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 4.99-MW (ac) photovoltaic project to be located near Colerain in Bertie County, N.C.
The facility will be located at the southwest corner of NC Highway 42 and Eugene Freeman Road near the town of Colerain. The projected facility cost is $15.5m.
The applicant plans to sell all electricity to Virginia Electric and Power d/b/a Dominion North Carolina Power under a 15 year fixed price Renewable Power Purchase Agreement (RPPA).
The projected date on which the facility will come on line is on or before Dec. 31, 2015.
The project contact is: Carolina Solar Energy II LLC, 400 West Main Street, Suite 503, Durham, NC 27701, Attn: Carson Harkrader, Phone: 919-682-6822.
(Editor’s note: A company official said in May 2016 that this project has been terminated.)