39-MW Innovative Solar 43 project due in first operation in October

Innovative Solar 43 LLC, which is developing a 38.9-MW (ac) project in North Carolina, on Jan. 13 filed with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission a notice of self-certification as an Exempt Wholesale Generator.

The company owns and will operate a 38.9-MW (ac) solar photovoltaic facility in Ivanhoe in Bladen County, North Carolina. The facility will interconnect with the Duke Energy Progress (DEP) balancing authority area in the Southeast region. The facility has an executed power purchase agreement with DEP under which the applicant will sell all of the facility’s output to DEP.

The facility is expected to begin generating test energy in October 2016. Innovative Solar 43 is a wholly-owned subsidiary of FLS Energy Inc., a North Carolina corporation.

A company contact is: Patty Mandaro, Director of Legal Operations, FLS Energy Inc., 130 Roberts Street, Asheville, NC 28801, telephone (828) 233-8117, pmandaro@flsenergy.com.

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