Truman Solar pursues North Carolina approval for 5-MW project

Truman Solar LLC on Dec. 30 applied to the North Carolina Utilities Commission for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity authorizing construction of a 5-MW (ac) solar facility to be located in Greene County, N.C.

The facility is to be located on the north side of Franklin Jones Road, west of the intersection with Mike Stocks Road, and east of the intersection with NC Highway 58, in Hookerton, Greene County. It will consist of approximately nineteen thousand nine hundred fifty (19,950) 340Wp PV modules (or equivalent) affixed to ground mounted racks supported on driven piles. The facility will utilize three 1,667kW inverters (or equivalent).

The $20 million facility is projected to come online in December 2016. Electricity generated will be sold to Duke Energy Progress under a 15-year power purchase agreement. The projected annual sales of the facility are 12,209,400 kWh.

A project contact is: Andrew Giraldo, Truman Solar LLC, 645 Wingrave Drive, Charlotte, NC 28270,, 704-200-2911.

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