SunEnergy1 secures approval for 40-MW Wildwood Solar project in North Carolina

Wildwood Solar LLC won a June 17 approval from the North Carolina Utilities Commission on its March 18 application for a certificate of public convenience and necessity for a 40-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility to be located at 1374 Caratoke Highway at Moyock in Currituck County, North Carolina.

The applicant plans to sell the electricity generated by this facility to Virginia Electric and Power d/b/a Dominion North Carolina Power or to other wholesale or retail customers where allowed.

The facility is projected to come online in phases with the complete system online by Dec. 31, 2015. Wildwood Solar said it has submitted an interconnection request to PJM Interconnection pursuant to PJM’s Open Access Transmission Tariff and has executed a Generation Interconnection Feasibility Study Agreement with PJM.

The projected annual sales of the facility are 99,498,449 kWh. It is a single-axis tracking, ground-mounted solar photovoltaic system consisting of about 183,607 solar PV modules and will utilize twenty-eight 1.56-MW inverters dialed down to 1.428 MW each. 

The contact information is: Wildwood Solar LLC, Attn. Kenny Habul, 192 Raceway Drive, Mooresville, NC 28117, Phone (704) 662-0375,

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Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub and prior to that as editor of SNL Energy’s Coal Report. He was formerly with Coal Outlook for 15 years as the publication’s editor and contributing writer, and prior to that he was editor of Coal & Synfuels Technology and associate editor of The Energy Report. He has a bachelor’s degree from Central Michigan University.