Harvest Solar 1 seeks approval of North Carolina project

Harvest Solar 1 LLC, which was formed as a corporation in June, applied July 29 at the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a certificate of public convenience and necessity on a 4.99-MW (ac) solar project.

The facility will be located on the west side of Jerden Thicket Rd., directly south of the railroad tracks in Jamesville, N.C. It will be a fixed-tilt, ground-mounted solar photovoltaic system consisting of approximately 20,862 PV modules and will utilize three 1,670-kW inverters. The projected cost of the facility is $15m. The projected on-line date is Dec. 31, 2014.

“Applicant plans to sell the electricity produced to Virginia Electric and Power d/b/a Dominion North Carolina Power under a Power Purchase Agreement,” the application said. “Projected annual sales in kilowatt hours are approximately 10,000,000.”

The company contact is: Luke Brouillard, Vice President, Harvest Solar 1 LLC, PO Box 968, Carrboro, NC 27510, (919) 475-8849, Luke@GoHarvestSolar.com.

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