Duke affiliate gets certificate on 12-MW solar project in North Carolina

The North Carolina Utilities Commission on March 18 approved the transfer of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for a 12-MW solar project from independent power developer SunEnergy1 LLC to Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) affiliate Colonial Eagle Solar LLC.

Kenny Habul, President and CEO of SunEnergy1, asked for the transfer of the certificate on March 12. The commission had issued the certificate on Feb. 25. Brian Stallman, a Vice President of Colonial Eagle Solar, was also part of the transfer request.

This is a 12-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility to be located on the north side of Watson Seed Farm Road at the intersection with Bellamy Mill Road in Whitakers in Nash County, North Carolina.

The contact information for the new project owner is: Colonial Eagle Solar LLC, 139 E. Fourth Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202, Phone 513-287-2026, brian.stallman@duke-energy.com. 

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