SunLight Partners seeks more approvals for North Carolina solar projects

Affiliates of SunLight Partners LLC on Feb. 10 filed with the North Carolina Utilities Commission several more in a recent series of applications for small solar projects.

The applications for certificates of public convenience and necessity were filed by:

  • Robin Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac) facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The project location is 892 Oberry Rd., Dudley N.C. The $15m facility is to be operating by Dec. 31, 2016, and would sell power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Heedeh Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac) facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The project site is at 487 Brinkley Rd., Delco, N.C. This $15m project would also be operating by the end of 2016 and sell power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Tate Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac) facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The site is at 6800 Taylors Gin Rd., Castalia, N.C. The $15m project is due for operation by the end of 2016 and would supply power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Shelter Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac), $15m facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The site is at 2597 Turnpike Rd., Raeford, N.C. The project is due for operation by the end of 2016 and would sell power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Longleaf Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac) facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The site is at 3023 Bakers Chapel Rd., Smithfield, N.C. This is a $15m project that is due for operation by the end of 2016 and would sell its output to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Sadie Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac) facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The site is at 644 Woodard Rd., Princeton N.C. Again, this is a $15m project that is due for operation by the end of 2016 and would sell power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Icarus Solar LLC, which plans a 3-MW (ac), $12m generating facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and two 1500 kW inverters with transformers. The site is at 1725 N. Beston Rd., Goldsboro, N.C. The project is due for operation by the end of 2016 and would sell power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Wilfork Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac) facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The site is at 361 Daw Pate Rd., Goldsboro N.C. This $15m project is due for operation by the end of 2016 and would sell power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Signature Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac) generating facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The location is 138 Reilly Farms Ln., Princeton, N.C. This is a $15m project that would be operating by the end of 2016 and sell power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Payne Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac) facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The location is 1945 Shoo Fly Rd., New Bern, N.C. This is a $15m project that would be operating by the end of 2016 and sell power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • June Solar LLC, which plans a 4-MW (ac) facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1500 kW inverters with transformers. The project site is at 4040 Mitchell Rd., Delco, N.C. This is a $13.5m project that would be operating by the end of 2016 and sell power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Kathleen Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac) facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The site is at 3644 Chalybeate Springs Rd., Fuquay Varina, N.C. This is a $15m project that would be operating by the end of 2016 and sell power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Roman Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac) facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The location is 621 Walker Avenue, Norlina, N.C. This is a $15m project that would be operating by the end of 2016 and sell power to Duke Energy Progress.
  • Piper Solar LLC, which plans a 5-MW (ac) facility that will consist of multiple solar photovoltaic arrays and three 1670 kW inverters with transformers. The site is at 6120 US HWY 70 E, Princeton, N.C. This is a $15m project that would be operating by the end of 2016 and sell power to Duke Energy Progress.

A project contact is in all cases is: SunLight Partners, a Cate Street Capital company, 4115 East Valley Auto Dr #204, Mesa AZ, 85206, Attn: Michael Wallace, 207-899-1123, mwallace@catecapital.com.

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