North Carolina church group seeks approval for solar project

United Shiloh Solar LLC applied Jan. 30 at the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity on a 4.995-MW (ac) project to be located in Norlina in Warren County, N.C.

The application said the project company was formed by the United Shiloh Missionary Baptist Association, which is made up of 46 Baptist churches in the region. Money generated from this project will be used for church programs. It said a 15-year power purchase agreement is being negotiated with Duke Energy.

Construction of the $10m project is to be completed in November of this year, with operations starting the following month. The project location is 300 Warren Plains Norlina Road.

Contact information is: United Shiloh Solar LLC, 919-697-1254,

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