Tracy Solar gets North Carolina okay on 10-MW project

The North Carolina Utilities Commission on July 28 approved a March 7 application from Tracy Solar LLC for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for construction of a 10-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility.

This facility is to be located at 8970 Winters Road at Bailey in Nash County, N.C. The facility will consist of ten 1.0-MW solar photovoltaic arrays and seven 1,670-kW inverters. The projected cost is $27.9m. The projected date on which the facility will come on line is Feb. 1, 2015, the application said.

“The applicant plans to sell the electricity to Duke Energy Carolinas, under the Schedule PP-N (NC) Non Hydroelectric Qualifying Facilities Purchased Power,” the application added.

The project contact is: Chuck Smith, 4115 East Valley Auto Dr, #204, Mesa AZ, 85206, 207-899-1123, csmith@catecapital.com. Sunlight Partners is mentioned in the application.

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