On Oct. 6, the North Carolina Utilities Commission approved an April 6 application from Edenton Airport Solar LLC for a certificate of public convenience and necessity covering construction of a 20-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility to be located at 740 Yeopim Road near Edenton in Chowan County, North Carolina.
The applicant plans to sell the electricity generated into the PJM Interconnection network under a power purchase agreement.
The facility will be comprised of approximately ninety-thousand 310W solar PV modules (or equivalent) along with racking equipment, grounding equipment, roughly twenty 1,000 kW inverters (or equivalent), transformers, monitoring equipment, safety equipment, and fencing. The facility will be interconnected to the existing Virginia Electric and Power d/b/a Dominion North Carolina Power transmission system.
The projected date on which the facility will come on line is Dec. 31, 2016. The projected year one annual sales of this facility are 38.4 million kWh. The estimated cost of the facility is $56 million.
A company contact is: Adam Will Foodman, 17115 Kenton Dr. Suite 206A, Cornelius, NC 28031, Telephone: (704) 651-4479, firstname.lastname@example.org. Foodman is the Chief Operating Officer of O2 EMC LLC, which manages Edenton Airport Solar.