Wire Grass Solar seeks approval for 5-MW project in N.C.

Wire Grass Solar LLC applied Dec. 29 at the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity for a 4.998 MW (ac) photovoltaic project located in Robeson County.

The project will be located on the east side of NC Hwy 41, about 0.4 miles south of NC Hwy 41 and Andrew Jackson Hwy/I-74 intersection in Lumberton. The $13m system will consist of approximately 21,660 Canadian Solar modules affixed to a fixed tilt racking system. The system will utilize six SMA inverters and will be tied to the grid operated by Duke Energy Progress.

The facility is projected to come online on Dec. 1, 2015. The applicant plans to sell the electricity produced to Duke Energy Progress under the CSP-29 tariff.

Contact information is: Wire Grass Solar LLC, 4651 Salisbury Rd, Suite 400, Jacksonville, FL 32256, James Luster, Phone: 407-963-2391, jluster@pinegatedev.com.

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